43 renowned architect firms vie to design Sarasota Performing Arts Center

Over forty architectural firms from around the world submitted their qualifications applications to design a new Sarasota Performing Arts Center, the Van Wezel Foundation and City of Sarasota announced. The 43 respondents included many well-respected, world-renowned architectural firms. The architect selection task force, comprising four distinguished community members, were charged with narrowing the applicants down to a shortlist of approximately 15 to 20 candidates, who will be invited to respond to a request for proposals (RFP) with the promise of fulfilling this transformative project for Sarasota and the region.  Full press release. 

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