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1×1 Design associate Yarely Martinez joins Columbia AIA Board of Directors

 

The team at 1×1 Design announced that Yarely Martinez has joined the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Columbia Board of Directors. Martinez, Associate AIA, is the fourth 1×1 Design staff member to be elected to the board since 2011. AIA Columbia, which has approximately 220 design professionals as members, is one of six AIA South…

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Studio 2LR, Inc. Architecture + Interiors looking to hire project architect

 

Studio 2LR, Inc., an award winning design firm, seeks a problem solving, multi-tasking, creative architectural project manager to join our firm. We are looking for a creative thinker who has a desire to learn and lead. The pace in our studio is fast, challenging, and exciting. This position is well suited for someone who enjoys…

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Stevens & Wilkinson appoints new president of South Carolina office

 

Stevens & Wilkinson, a full-service architecture, engineering and interior design firm with offices in Atlanta and Columbia, S.C., announces the appointment of Robby Aull, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP, principal, as the new president of the firm’s South Carolina office. As President, Aull is responsible for leading and guiding the direction of the overall office. In…

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DP3 Architects, Ltd. announces leadership transition

 

Brian S. Thomas, AIA has been named President and Chief Operations Officer of DP3 Architects, Ltd. assuming responsibility for the day-to-day management of the firm. Thomas graduated from Clemson University where he earned undergraduate and Master of Architecture degree. He has been with the firm since 1993 and is the restaurant studio leader for the…

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Amy Wright of Bitty & Beau’s wins AIA Charleston Service Award

 

LS3P congratulates Amy Wright, founder of Bitty and Beau’s coffee shop, who was honored with AIA Charleston’s Service Award on Friday, November 8. The award, which is given to companies working collaboratively to promote the value of good design, improve the built environment, and serve the greater community in and around Charleston, was presented at…

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LS3P welcomes Megan Bilgri

 

LS3P welcomes Megan Bilgri, who joins the firm’s Charleston office as a Marketing Coordinator. Bilgri, a recent graduate of Mercer University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing, brings diverse skills in graphic design, branding, and content strategy. Her previous professional experience includes work as a Brand Development Manager for a national integrated marketing…

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Anna Fender of 1×1 Design elected to Leadership Columbia Advisory Board

 

This is the fourth year Fender has been selected to counsel in the development program The 1×1 Design team congratulates Anna Fender, IIDA, LEED AP, for continuing her service on the 2019-2020 Leadership Columbia Advisory Board. This is her fourth year elected to the board. A 2013 Leadership Columbia graduate, Fender has served in a…

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Columbia International University’s Rossi Building’s Dining Hall and Kitchen receive a new makeover

 

Talmage Architects recently re-designed the Rossi Building’s second floor which has been home to Columbia International University’s Dining Hall and Kitchen for students, faculty and staff since 1975. The development of the new state-of-the-art Dining Hall and Kitchen required the demolition of 17,000 square feet of the existing second floor construction while establishing a new,…

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Stantec expands Transportation and Landscape Architecture teams in South Carolina

 

Stantec, a leading global design and engineering firm, has welcomed three professionals to its growing Transportation and Landscape Architecture teams in Charleston and Columbia. Maureen O’Brien-Pitts (see featured image) has joined Stantec’s Columbia office as a Senior Roadway Engineer in its Transportation practice. She brings more than 20 years of experience managing state and local…

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Historic Columbia hosts array of engaging November events

 

Historic Columbia encourages people to spend more time exploring the history of Columbia in this cooler weather by offering new tours in November, including the Palladium Fall Tour (Sun., Nov. 3) and the Holiday House Tours. Visit historiccolumbia.org for more information and check out the list of all the Historic Columbia’s events below. CALENDAR OF…

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LS3P’S new Greenville office reflects the future of workplace design

 

Architecture, interiors, and planning firm LS3P’s Greenville office is beginning an exciting new chapter with a relocation to the Greenville One building in the heart of downtown on Friday, October 25. The office’s 45 employees will move from the former location on West North Street into a 14,000 SF space in at 2 West Washington…

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LS3P’s Bryan Beerman, AIA wins Ball State University’s GOLD Award

 

LS3P congratulates Bryan Beerman, AIA, on receiving the 2019 Ball State University Graduate of the Last Decade (G.O.L.D.) Award, which was presented at the annual Alumni & Benefactors Recognition Dinner on Friday, October 18th in Muncie, Indiana. Beerman, an architect at LS3P’s Greenville, SC office, graduated from Ball State with both a Master of Architecture…

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Stevens & Wilkinson hosts MIRCI for On the Table (OTT) event

 

OTT is an Annual Day-Long Event Implemented by Central Carolina Community Foundation Stevens & Wilkinson, a full-service architecture, engineering, and interior design firm, with offices in Atlanta and Columbia, S.C., hosted Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc. (MIRCI) for this year’s “On the Table” initiative. The annual one-day event put on by Central Carolina Community Foundation,…

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1×1 Design congratulates “Flip and Give” team on AIA SC award

 

Architecture firm 1×1 Design was architect of record for The Moore Company’s Flip & Give vision The team at 1×1 Design congratulates Graeme Moore and Justin Drafts of The Moore Company, who received the 2019 Community Collaboration Award from the South Carolina chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIASC) for the Flip & Give…

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Clemson rises in national rankings of America’s best architecture and design schools

 

The School of Architecture at Clemson University has been named one of “America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools” by DesignIntelligence. In addition, three Clemson faculty members were named among only 29 architecture professors nationwide as the “Most Admired Educators”: Kate Schwennsen, professor and director of the School of Architecture; David Allison, Alumni Distinguished Professor and director of…

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LS3P architects to host “Light the Night” walking team to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)

 

LS3P’s Columbia office is continuing its 15 th anniversary celebration by participating in the “Light the Night” eventheld at the State House on Tuesday, October 29. The annual series of fundraising events is organized by the Columbia Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to pay tribute and bring light to the darkness of…

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SeamonWhiteside selected to play role in two community-shaping projects

 

SeamonWhiteside, local landscape architecture and civil engineering firm, has been selected to play a role in yet two more community-shaping projects. SeamonWhiteside has been selected to provide design services for the City of Easley. They have also recently been awarded the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office Training Facility project in Taylors, SC. They will provide civil…

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SeamonWhiteside plays key role in $28M higher education learning facility

 

SeamonWhiteside, local landscape architecture and civil engineering firm, has completed its key role in yet another community-shaping project, The Continuum. The Continuum in Lake City is a $28M higher education learning facility for Florence Darlington Technical College and Francis Marion University. SeamonWhiteside performed the Civil Engineering and Landscape Architecture on the project. They teamed with…

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AIA Greater Columbia announces 2020 Board Leadership

 

The Greater Columbia section of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Announces 2020 Board Leadership AIA Columbia announced their 2020 Board of Directors leadership positions. Clint Riddle, AIA of LS3P will be stepping forward to serve as President. Clint first joined the Board in 2016 and served as Vice President/President-Elect in 2019. During his tenure,…

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Garvin Design Group

 

Garvin Design Group Our firm was founded with a vision to provide client-centered design solutions through a collaborative delivery model. Garvin Design Group knows that engaging clients, construction partners and designers in the process is vital to its success. Our collaborative process ensures that stakeholders’ needs are heard and achieved, and that ownership in the…

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AIA South Carolina recognizes excellence in architecture and design in communities throughout the state

 

The American Institute of Architects’ South Carolina Chapter (AIASC) announced the 2019 recipients of the annual AIASC Design and Chapter Awards. The awards program encourages and recognizes design excellence throughout South Carolina and promotes public awareness of the role architects play in shaping the quality of life in their communities. Awards were presented on Thursday,…

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DP3 Architects, Ltd. receives AIASC Design Award for the DP3 Architects Office Upfit

 

DP3 Architects won an award at The American Institute of Architects South Carolina (AIASC) 2019 Design Awards. The DP3 Architects Office Upfit won a Citation Award for Interior Architecture. Having outgrown its current office, DP3 Architects needed to move to a larger space. DP3 Architects designed unique spaces to encourage collaboration including an open environment,…

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Quackenbush Architects receive 3 design awards at AIASC annual meeting

 

Quackenbush Architects + Planners received three American Institute of Architects, South Carolina Chapter (AIASC) awards for its innovative work on two University of South Carolina projects and one Midlands Technical College facility. The annual awards, presented at the AIASC 2019 Design Awards ceremony on September 26, recognize the very best of architecture in the region,…

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Studio 2LR, Inc. Architecture + Interiors earns Adaptive Reuse Honor Award from AIA South Carolina

 

Studio 2LR, Inc., an architecture and interior design firm creating impact through transformative design, recently earned an Adaptive Reuse Honor Award from the South Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The design for Richland Library Edgewood converted a former 7,350 SF Dollar General store and serves as the first public library for the…

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Garvin Design Group wins AIASC’s 2019 Firm Award, Design Award for Adaptive Reuse

 

Local architecture firm recognized for contribution to profession and community Columbia’s Garvin Design Group received two awards at the American Institute of Architects’ South Carolina (AIASC) 2019 Design Awards on Thursday,  September 26th. The recently completed Central Energy project on the Bull Street campus won a  Merit Award for Adaptive Reuse. Garvin Design Group itself…

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LS3P welcomes Harolisa Rivas

 

LS3P welcomes Harolisa Rivas, who joins the firm’s Columbia office as an Emerging Professional. Rivas, who earned a Bachelor of Architecture from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in the Dominican Republic, also holds a Professional Certificate in Architectural Technology from Centenaria IT Academy. Rivas has previously served as a Planning Intern with the Department…

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DP3 Architects

 

DP3 Architects, established in 1984 and headquartered in the heart of downtown Greenville, South Carolina, is an architectural and interior design firm specializing in hospitality, higher education, and community projects. DP3 Architects designs projects that invite, inspire, and invigorate the people that work, live, and play in the spaces we create. PEOPLE PLACES PURPOSE

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SEED Architecture adds interior design expertise

 

Columbia-based SEED Architecture announced the addition of Mickie Hoover to its design team. “An interior designer with broad experience in commercial, educational, industrial and residential projects, Mickie will be a great asset to SEED, which has seen significant growth,” said  Architect John K. Powell, who founded the firm in 2015. SEED Architecture currently has a…

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DP3 Architects, Ltd. welcomes Brittany Arnold

 

DP3 Architects, Ltd. announced the addition of Brittany Arnold to the firm. Brittany joins DP3 Architects with a bachelor’s degree in interior design from Bob Jones University and a Master of Architecture from Clemson University. She loves the combination of architecture and interior design and applies that unique blend to her work in the Higher…

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LS3P welcomes William Schlein, AIA, Healthcare Practice Leader

 

LS3P welcomed William “Willy” Schlein, AIA, who joins the firm as Healthcare Practice Leader. Schlein brings over 25 years of healthcare experience in programming, planning, design, project management, and construction. His previous professional experience includes roles as Director of Healthcare Architecture, Principal, and Office Director at firms in South Carolina, Texas, California, and Arizona; he…

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1×1 Design’s Asheley Scott St. John recognized as a 2019 Woman of Influence

 

The team at 1×1 Design announced that Asheley Scott St. John, the architecture firm’s president and owner, has been honored among Columbia Regional Business Report’s 2019 Women of Influence. St. John is one of the twenty-five women, in professions ranging from architecture and higher education to law and real estate, who were selected as 2019…

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Studio 2LR, Inc. welcomes Taylor Beaudrot, Assoc. AIA to the Firm

 

Studio 2LR announced that Taylor Beaudrot has joined the design team. Ms. Beaudrot is a Columbia native with a background in architecture, interior design, and graphic design. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Architecture at Clemson University, studying at the Charles E. Daniel Center for Building Research and Urban Studies in Genova, Italy. Taylor’s…

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The Woody to reopen on Main Street, Columbia

 

SC Radio Icon Brings Local Favorite to Historic Space Beloved local restaurant and bar The Woody is set to reopen at 1649 Main Street this fall. Formerly located in the Vista, The Woody will occupy the ground floor and garden level of the historic building at the corner of Main and Blanding Streets. The Woody’s…

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Longfield Partners, Columbia-based real estate development, home building and renovation company, launches new website and Facebook page

 

Longfield Partners, a Columbia-based real estate development and construction company specializing in custom homebuilding and renovation, has launched a new website and Facebook page. The new website features a representative selection of renovation and homebuilding projects with photo albums, as well as an overview on the Longfield project process. The new Facebook page offers detailed…

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A M King shares food plant design expertise at ABC Carolinas Summer Convention

 

Architect John Koury thrives on complex design challenges, particularly those that involve solving a thorny problem for a food industry client. During the award-winning Daniele Foods’ Rhode Island Salami Facility Expansion project delivered by Carolinas-based A M King, he and his team crafted a number of solutions that he shared for the first time at…

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DP3 Architects, Ltd. welcomes Merideth Hebert

 

DP3 Architects, Ltd. announced the addition of Merideth Herbert to the firm. Meredith joins DP3 Architects with a Bachelor of Architecture from Louisiana State University. She is the newest member of DP3 Architects’ hospitality studio focused on projects nationwide. DP3 Architects, established in 1984 and headquartered in the heart of downtown Greenville, South Carolina, is…

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Stevens & Wilkinson welcomes new architectural intern to South Carolina office

 

Stevens & Wilkinson, a full-service architecture, engineering, and interior design firm with offices in Atlanta and Columbia, S.C., announces the addition of Jasmine Murphy, architectural intern, to the firm’s South Carolina office. Murphy, who graduated Magna Cum Laude in May of this year from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) with her Bachelor…

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Quackenbush Architects + Planners announces new associate

 

Quackenbush Architects + Planners welcomed Tyler Laprise as a new associate to the Q+ team. Tyler is a 2019 graduate of the University of North Carolina Charlotte School for Arts + Architecture. While at UNC, he co-founded a business specializing in the design of furniture, advertising, and product and package design. During that time, he…

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Jumper Carter Sease Architects welcomes Mary Margaret Stokes

 

Jumper Carter Sease (JCS) welcomed Mary Margaret Stokes as a summer intern. JCS will utilize the energy and the perspectives of Mary Margaret to enhance an already strong staff team. JCS seeks to foster the growth of the unique talents and skills she possesses. Mary Margaret is originally from Aiken, SC and is a rising…

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Stevens & Wilkinson welcomes interns from Clemson University and the University of South Carolina

 

At Stevens & Wilkinson, an architecture, engineering, and interior design firm, our team approaches every design as a chance to learn and better their craft. As a firm, we aim to provide experiences that enhance our team in their careers. As an Intern Friendly Firm (IFF), we welcome interns throughout the year offering the necessary…

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Local firm, SeamonWhiteside, raises more than $60,000 through local fundraisers

 

SeamonWhiteside participated in the Palmetto 200, Brain Tumor Walk, and Hard Hats with Heart Events SeamonWhiteside (SW+), a leading landscape architecture and engineering firm, recently participated in its fifth Palmetto200 benefiting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), its third Charleston Brain Tumor Walk benefiting the National Brain Tumor Society and its first Hard Hats with…

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Stevens & Wilkinson commemorates 100 years with scholarship at Clemson University

 

Initiative to support architecture and design students at Clemson University Stevens & Wilkinson (S&W), a full-service architecture, engineering, and interior design firm, announced the establishment of an architectural scholarship at Clemson University in commemoration of the firm’s 100-year anniversary. The firm hopes the scholarship will ignite innovation in design by supporting architecture students at the…

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Stevens & Wilkinson welcomes two new employees to the firm’s South Carolina engineering department

 

Stevens & Wilkinson, a full-service architecture, engineering, and interior design firm with offices in Atlanta and Columbia, S.C., announces the addition of Cameron Wilkes, E.I.T., mechanical designer, and Jordan Slomzenski, electrical designer, to the firm’s Engineering Department. Both work in the firm’s South Carolina office, located in heart of downtown Columbia, S.C.’s Main Street District.…

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Garvin Design Group celebrates 16 years

 

Columbia-based architecture, interiors, and planning firm Garvin Design Group celebrates its 16th anniversary this week. Inspired to form a group that would provide creative, client-driven design solutions through more strategic project delivery methods, Scott Garvin established his firm in the historic Gervais Place building in 2003. Sixteen years later, Garvin Design Group is recognized throughout…

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Stewart opens offices in South Carolina and eastern North Carolina

 

Stewart, an interdisciplinary design, engineering, planning and geomatics firm, announced an expanded presence across the Carolinas with two new office locations in Columbia, South Carolina, and Wilmington, North Carolina. Opening the new offices creates a cross-state footprint that builds on the firm’s current headquarters in downtown Raleigh and existing office locations in Charlotte and Durham,…

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Garvin Design Group welcomes Bert Nash

 

Bert Nash joins Garvin Design Group this week as the firm’s newest architect. A 2019 graduate of Clemson University’s Master of Architecture program, Bert earned his undergraduate degree in film and video at Georgia State University. He is a native of Gwinnett County, Georgia, and worked in film in construction in Atlanta for three years…

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Diamond Elementary School achieves LEED Silver Certification

 

LS3P’s design for Diamond Elementary School in Ft. Stewart, GA has achieved LEED Silver Certification. The K-12 school operated by the US Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) features passive design strategies and a high-performance Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) envelope. The economical, durable system has enough mass to absorb thermal energy during the day and…

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Daniel M. Hall joins GMK’s accounting department

 

Mr. Daniel M. Hall has recently joined GMK Associates accounting department as a senior accountant. In this role, Mr. Hall performs general accounting, A/P and A/R, and other critical financial reconciliation support duties across all of GMK’s divisions. Mr. Hall possesses over nine years of accounting, budgeting, general ledger, and auditing experience and is well…

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LS3P’s Bria Prioleau selected for DuBois Fellowship

 

LS3P congratulates Emerging Professional Bria Prioleau, Assoc. AIA, APA, on being selected for the inaugural class of DuBois Fellows by The Talented Tenth, an organization dedicated to advancing minority leadership in the Columbia area. As part of the year-long program, seven sessions will focus on topics such as political engagement, networking, financial empowerment, and arts…

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LS3P’s Loretta Sheridan elected President of Charleston Chapter of CSI

 

  LS3P congratulates Specifications Writer Loretta Sheridan, MEng, CDT, LC, MIES, on being elected President of the Charleston Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) for 2019-2020. Sheridan joined the firm in 2017 and has been instrumental in developing architectural specifications for a wide variety of healthcare, higher education, K-12, and commercial projects firmwide. Sheridan…

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