Keep your eyes open for the July/Aug issue of Architectural Lighting Magazine. Helix’s design for the Power & Light Utility Bridge won Commendable Achievement in this year’s Light and Architecture Design Awards. The bridge was one of only eleven projects chosen from a pool of over eighty entries to be featured based on outstanding lighting design and innovative solutions.
Created in honor of late interior architect, Bud Persons, the Bud Prize is an annual design competition and scholarship opportunity for second year students at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Department of Architecture and Urban Planning. The prize, a joint effort between Helix and UMKC, is in its sixth year providing a design challenge to UMKC students. This year’s assignment was to create an art gallery on the UMKC’s campus. A reception, held at Helix, honored the top runners-up and winner, Zachary Bodine.
Missouri Bank, BKS Real Estate, and Helix Architecture + Design have earned a gold level “Art Achievement” award by Art through Architecture (AtA) for commissioning “DREAM,” a new, site-specific art installation by Archie Scott Gobber. The project was commissioned as part of the architectural renovation of the historic former Star Motors building in Kansas City’s Brookside neighborhood. (more…)
Helix Architecture + Design was awarded top honors in the most recent American Institute of Architects/Kansas City’s design competition. The firm was honored for its design of the utility conduit bridge that spans Interstate 670 in downtown Kansas City. Helix was also recognized for its work on the Missouri Bank building in the Crossroads Arts District. (more…)