The is one of five nominees for Building of the Year, in a contest run by an international architectural Website.
The $26.6 million centerpiece of a new arts and entertainment campus being developed around the old Bethlehem Steel blast furnaces is competing with a concert hall in Reykjavik, Iceland, an opera house in China, an arts center in Portugal and a reindeer observation pavilion in Norway.
ArchDaily.com, which bills itself as the world’s most visited architecture Website, is running the contest. The ArtsQuest Center and its designers, of Bethlehem, is nominated in the cultural category of new building. There are 14 categories in all.
The Website includes a full description of the SteelStacks project, which can be seen here. Voting continues until March 6.