Architect Turns Abandoned Stadium Scraps Into Beautiful Bags And Bus Stops
An architect in Indianapolis is giving old sports stadiums a second life by turning their bones into projects that serve the community.
Michael Bricker grew up in Indianapolis and got his master’s degree in architecture in Texas. In 2008, he moved back to his old city, where demolition was starting on the RCA Dome, the former home of the Colts.
As he drove past the site most days, Bricker couldn’t help but wonder what would happen to the industrial fabric that served as the stadium’s roof. He estimated that if a company were to try and install such a thing somewhere today, it would probably cost at least $10 million.
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