Monday, February 4, 2008

Greatness is Subjective

Reading an article in Slate, I happened upon a website called Great Buildings. It seems to be loosely affiliated with Architecture Week magazine. The site lists great buildings from all over the world.

One Kansas City building made the list -- Kemper Arena. Kemper Arena?

I guess we better figure out something to do with it if it's the only "great" building we have in the whole town.

1 comment:

"The D" said...

Just after it was built in the 70's it won architecture and design awards, the roof has no support columns supporting it from below. The entire roof hangs from the exposed steel structure. Funny thing is when they were giving the award to the architects, the roof collapsed that very same week because of heavy rain pooling a low spots of the roof


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