DS + R
About: Diller Scofidio + Renfro is an interdisciplinary design studio that integrates architecture, the visual arts and the performing arts. Based in New York City, the 115-person studio is led by four principals – Elizabeth Diller, Ricardo Scofidio, Charles Renfro, and Benjamin Gilmartin – who work collaboratively on the design of each project. For their commitment to merging art and architecture with issues of contemporary culture, Ms. Diller and Mr. Scofidio were recognized by the MacArthur Foundation with the "genius" award, the first given in the field of architecture. Recent and ongoing projects include: the redevelopment of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the expansion of the Museum of Modern Art, and the new start-up Culture Shed, all in New York; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Brown University Creative Arts Center, Providence; The Broad Museum, Los Angeles; UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley; and the Museum of Image and Sound, Rio de Janeiro.
Anderson Mason Dale Architects
Architect of Record
About: Anderson Mason Dale Architects (AMD) is a 40-person architecture firm located in Denver, Colorado. For 40 years, AMD has designed buildings for colleges and universities, schools, libraries, cultural venues, justice facilities, and housing. AMD has twice been awarded the American Institute of Architects Firm Award for "a distinguished body of work." A design firm with extensive experience in museum, gallery and visitor facilities, AMD also has worked with design architects to provide contractual oversight and local relationships. AMD's local work includes the El Paso County Terry R. Harris Judicial Complex and Colorado College's Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, both in association, and the UCCS Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences.
Museum & Content Development
About: Barrie Projects is a unique museum and cultural planning firm, which provides specialized services to a wide range of institutions, museums and visitor destinations. By fully immersing themselves in subject matter, Dennis and Kathy Barrie strive to tell interesting stories that provide dynamic educational and interactive opportunities. Barrie Projects has created museums dedicated to the history of rock 'n' roll, international spying and organized crime; and developed cultural master plans and visions for cities and universities.
Working with Barrie Projects is Michael Devine, an expert in business and strategic planning for museums and other cultural ventures. As managing partner at Algonquin Museum Services, Michael Devine leads the firm's museum development projects. From initial project concept to capital funding to development to project operations, Algonquin serves as a consultant, agent or partner to organize and execute the complex museum development process for both non-profit and for-profit entities.
Gallagher & Associates
Gallagher & Associates
About: G&A has designed some of the world's most memorable visitor experiences from the Vault of the Secret Formula at the World of Coke, to high profile projects in Asia and Europe. The firm has offices in Washington D.C., New York, San Francisco, and Singapore. Under Patrick Gallagher's guidance, G&A has gained international acclaim for its leadership in the field of museum planning and experience design. Select clients include: the National World War II Museum, the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery at the Smithsonian's National Postal Museum, Shanghai Natural History Museum, National Archives' presidential libraries and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
About: Founded in Seattle in 1975, Pacific Studio has built more than 350 projects nationwide. With 100+ skilled technicians and the highest standards in design, fabrication and craftsmanship, the company is nationally recognized for its exhibit creation. Pacific Studio projects include the International Spy Museum, the College Football Hall of Fame, Seattle's Museum of History and Industry and the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement.
Construction Manager / General Contractor
About: Founded in 1967, Colorado Springs-based GE Johnson Construction Company has completed more than $1 billion worth of projects in the Pikes Peak region alone. Jim Johnson, President & CEO, continues to lead the organization based on his father's legacy of supporting the communities in which they work, leveraging ingenuity to add value, and exceeding client expectations. As the largest construction manager and general contractor in Southern Colorado, GE Johnson employs more than 100 people locally and more than 500 throughout Colorado and surrounding states. One of the firm's specialties is building complex cultural and museum projects such as the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, the Pikes Peak Center, the Broadmoor World Arena, the Vilar Center for Performing Arts, Lone Tree Cultural Arts Center and many more; each reflecting on the character and history of their respective communities. A 2015 Denver Post Top Workplace, GE Johnson maintains five offices and operates throughout the Rocky Mountain and Central regions including completed projects in 14 states.
About: Magneti Marketing is well known in the Pikes Peak region for its impactful work, supporting such projects as Wildfire Tees, Springs Rescue Mission, Venetucci Farms and Colorado College. The agency specializes in design and video solutions, public relations and strategic council across many communication mediums.