Convention center's new garage designed to 'flow' with the wind
Biz Journals, September 2018
Extract: Designers say the 650-space parking garage that will serve the Greater Columbus Convention Center will feature a mesh exterior that moves with the wind.
Schooley Caldwell Architects is refining plans for the Ohio Center Garage that will serve the convention center and the planned expansion of the Hilton Columbus Downtown hotel next door. Notably, the new drawings include a “flowing” facade.
“This is a building that brings a huge number of people into the city … from outside of the community,” said Steve Munger, Schooley Caldwell's project manager for the $18 million construction project. “This is a unique spot on the periphery of downtown.”
He told the Downtown Commission that environmental artist and sculptor Ned Kahn inspired the garage that will face 3rd Street and feature a product called Kaynemaile…