Stuhr Building wins national architecture award – Grand Island Independent

The Stuhr Building at Stuhr Museum has been named one of many winners of the 2017 Modernism in America Awards by Docomomo, a company that highlights the range of vital fashionable buildings and websites all through the US.

BVH Architects of Lincoln obtained a Quotation of Advantage from Docomomo for the renovation of the constructing, which reopened in 2015 after 18 months of building. It joins buildings in Seattle, Boston, Los Angeles and different cities, with solely 9 national winners chosen.

When BVH began work on the Stuhr Building, there have been two targets: updating the constructing for the museum’s many makes use of and staying true to the unique architectural designs as created by architect Edward Durell Stone.

The Stuhr Building “emphasizes the significance of partnerships between homeowners, architects and the neighborhood coming collectively to avoid wasting and reinvigorate architecture that at one level confronted demolition,” Docomomo mentioned on its web site. “They spotlight the very best of preservation practiced the place preservation typically comes with advanced monetary necessities and the necessity to adapt or add to a challenge to ensure that the entire to stay viable.

“As fashionable architecture continues to age and face threats,” the web site says, “it's paramount to acknowledge that these initiatives might be preserved in a significant and productive approach that enhances their presence and worth of their respective communities.”

The Stuhr Building is open from 9 a.m. to five p.m. Mondays by means of Saturdays and midday to five p.m. Sundays. For extra info, log onto www.stuhrmuseum.org or name (308) 385-5316.

Stuhr Building wins national architecture award - Grand Island Independent