LEXINGTON CONVENTION CENTER
AND RENOVATION OF RUPP ARENA
620,000 sq ft
4 ft thick retaining walls socketed into the bedrock
Elaborate steel tube framed façade
A $241.0 M renovation/addition project that includes a new convention center for the City of Lexington and the renovation of Rupp Arena to include wider concourses and a new curtain wall façade. The project also includes a new, 2-story pavilion building just to the north of Rupp Arena, connecting pedestrian bridges and a new “Catwalk” plaza to the east. Club space for the University of Kentucky will be constructed at levels 2 and 3 below the Catwalk. Brown + Kubican, PSC is partnering with Thornton Tomasetti to provide structural engineering for this large scale project.
ADDITIONAL PROJECT PHOTOS (Renderings provided by: EOP Architects & NBBJ)