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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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1×1 Design welcomes Kylie Walker and Christian Bravo

 

1×1 Design announced the addition of two summer interns in Architecture:  Kylie Walker and Christian Bravo. Kylie Walker, originally from the Midlands, graduated in May 2019 with her Bachelor of Arts in Architecture with a minor in History from Clemson University.  Kylie was active in Freedom By Design, Women in Architecture Students and American Institute…

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LS3P welcomes Abigail Hollingsworth

 

LS3P welcomes Abigail Hollingsworth, who joins the firm’s Columbia office as a Marketing Coordinator. Hollingsworth, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from the University of South Carolina, brings previous professional experience in social media, graphic design, and marketing at firms in the Columbia area. Hollingsworth is actively involved in professional and community…

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Stevens & Wilkinson’s Robby Aull named to Clemson Architectural Foundation Board of Trustees

 

Stevens & Wilkinson (S&W) congratulates firm Principal and South Carolina President Robby Aull, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP, on being selected to serve on the Board of Trustees for Clemson University’s Architectural Foundation (CAF). Aull will serve a three-year term. Aull, who holds both a Bachelor of Science in Design and a Master in Design and…

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MCA Architecture project receives Adaptive Use Award from Historic Columbia

 

A recent MCA Architecture project, Cyberwoven, received the Adaptive Use Award from Historic Columbia at the organization’s annual Preservation Awards Luncheon. Historic Columbia hosts the Preservation Awards Luncheon annually during National Preservation Month to celebrate “[those] who champion preservation as an opportunity to support the Midlands’ economy and culture.” Cyberwoven was recognized with an Adaptive…

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MCA Architecture project receives Adaptive Use Award from Historic Columbia

 

A recent MCA Architecture project, Cyberwoven, received the Adaptive Use Award from Historic Columbia at the organization’s annual Preservation Awards Luncheon. Historic Columbia hosts the Preservation Awards Luncheon annually during National Preservation Month to celebrate “[those] who champion preservation as an opportunity to support the Midlands’ economy and culture.” Cyberwoven was recognized with an Adaptive…

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LS3P welcomes new Practice Technology Manager

 

LS3P welcomed Ting Wang, AIA, LEED AP, who joins the firm as Practice Technology Manager. Wang, a licensed architect with over 16 years of experience, will focus on the design of high-performance building enclosure systems and the integration of building design technology in our digital workflow. Wang holds a Master of Architecture from the University…

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Douglas B. White Joins GMK’s Architecture Division as an Intern Architect

 

GMK Associates, Inc., announced that Douglas B. White has joined the firm as an intern architect for the firm’s Architecture Division. In this role, Douglas supports all aspects of architectural design projects, beginning with preliminary drawings and building models through preparation of final construction drawings and coordination with contractors during project construction. Mr. White possesses…

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Garvin Design Group welcomes two summer interns

 

Garvin Design Group announced the arrival of two summer interns for 2019: Nicole Coker and Morgan Clark, both rising seniors at Clemson University. Nicole Coker and Morgan Clark Nicole Coker grew up in St. Matthews and plans to continue on to complete her Masters in Architecture at Clemson post-graduation. Nicole is part of Clemson’s IPAL…

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LS3P celebrates 15 years of design excellence and community engagement in Columbia

 

LS3P’s Columbia office is celebrating 15 years of design excellence, market expertise, and collaborative engagement in the Midlands. Under the leadership of Columbia native Mary Beth Sims Branham, AIA, the office was opened in 2004 to bring the firm’s diverse portfolio and depth of resources closer to clients on a local level.  Allen Taylor, AIA,…

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LS3P’S Charleston office recognizes outstanding team members

 

LS3P congratulates thirteen Charleston team members who were recently recognized for exemplary efforts. Marketing & Communications Officer Katie Robinson, CKM and Senior Project Manager Roy Selvidge, AIA, LEED AP were recognized as Principals. Robinson, who joined the firm in 2004, leads the firm’s marketing, communications, and knowledge management efforts. Selvidge, a retired Lieutenant Colonel in…

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LS3P congratulates Principal Jason Likas

 

LS3P congratulates Jason Likas, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, on his recent recognition as an Associate Principal in the firm. Likas, an architect and project manager with over 18 years of experience, has developed a significant portfolio of work in the K-12 education sector. A graduate of Clemson University with both a Master of Architecture and…

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LS3P’s Beth Florence wins IIDA Carolina’s Star Award

 

LS3P congratulates Interior Designer Beth Florence, IIDA, NCIDQ, EDAC, on winning the Star Award from the Carolinas Chapter of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). Florence pecializes in interior designs for the educational, healthcare and commercial market sectors. She is currently serving as Vice President of City Centers for the IIDA Carolinas Chapter. Florence earned…

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LS3P announces strategic leadership changes

 

Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, and Myrtle Beach, SC; Charlotte, Raleigh, and Wilmington, NC; Savannah, GA Architecture, interiors, and planning firm LS3P is announcing key leadership transitions effective May 1, 2019. Photo: LS3P CEO-Elect Marc Marchant, AIA Vice President and Principal Marc Marchant, AIA, LEED AP has been named CEO-Elect; Executive Vice President and Principal George Temple,…

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LS3P announces strategic leadership changes

 

Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, and Myrtle Beach, SC; Charlotte, Raleigh, and Wilmington, NC; Savannah, GA Architecture, interiors, and planning firm LS3P is announcing key leadership transitions effective May 1, 2019. Photo: LS3P CEO-Elect Marc Marchant, AIA Vice President and Principal Marc Marchant, AIA, LEED AP has been named CEO-Elect; Executive Vice President and Principal George Temple,…

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Studio 2LR, Inc. earns IIDA Carolinas DesignWorks award

 

Studio 2LR was recognized with an Honorable Mention in the Government/Institutional category for their design of Richland Library Edgewood at the International Interior Design Association’s (IIDA) 2019 DesignWorks Award program in Columbia, SC on April 26. The firm’s design for Richland Library Edgewood transformed a former Dollar General store into a vibrant community hub for…

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Central Energy, Columbia SC Visitors Center win 2019 Historic Columbia Preservation Awards

 

Two recent Garvin Design Group projects – Central Energy on the Bull Street campus and the new Columbia SC Visitors Center on Lincoln Street – are 2019 recipients of Historic Columbia’s Preservation Awards. Both projects were recognized at Historic Columbia’s annual awards luncheon hosted at Central Energy on May 1. Per Historic Columbia, the organization’s…

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Garvin Design Group’s Interiors at Hammond School Science & Innovation Center win Honorable Mention at IIDA DesignWorks

 

Garvin Design Group’s interior design at Hammond School’s Science & Innovation Center in Columbia earned Honorable Mention in the Education category at IIDA Carolinas’ DesignWorks 2019. Per the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Carolinas Chapter, its DesignWorks awards are intended “to honor design excellence within the Carolinas Chapter and to encourage new, innovative solutions for…

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LS3P WINS BIG! Four LS3P projects win IIDA Carolinas DesignWorks awards

 

LS3P earned four awards at the Carolinas Chapter of the International Interior Design Association’s (IIDA) annual meeting and DesignWorks Awards event in Columbia, SC on April 26. Bitty & Beau’s, a coffee shop in Savannah, GA which employs people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, offers a warm, welcoming, “industrial chic” aesthetic. It won the Design…

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AIA Greater Columbia at First Thursday: 2019 People’s Choice Awards

 

AIA Greater Columbia @ First Thursday, “2019 People’s Choice Awards,” to Take Place at 1530 Main Street, Columbia at May 2nd First Thursday Clemson University: School of Architecture: A Library for Cottontown The American Institute of Architects Greater Columbia section (AIAGC) is excited to announce that it will be opening the doors of the Center…

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The Heirloom Companies constructs megasculpture for ACL Airshop

 

The Heirloom Companies is honored to have constructed its latest megasculpture, in partnership with Chicago Metal Rolled Products, for ACL Airshop’s new Air Cargo products factory in Greenville, South Carolina. The project was led by Harper General Contractors and was designed by MCA Architecture in partnership with The Furman Co. “ACL Airshop is one of…

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Rachel DeBacker, AIA LEED AP elected to 2019 AIA Greater Columbia Board

 

Studio 2LR announced that Rachel DeBacker has been elected to serve as a 2019 board member for the Greater Columbia Section of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). “We are excited to have Rachel represent Studio 2LR on the AIA Greater Columbia Board. She shares a passion for community outreach and is excited to play…

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Studio 2LR, Inc. welcomes Stephanie Harper as new Business Manager

 

Studio 2LR announced that Stephanie Harper has joined the firm. Ms. Harper joins Studio 2LR as the new Business Manager after relocating to Columbia from Charlotte, NC, where she performed administrative duties for The RBA Group, Inc. architectural firm. Originally from Charleston, South Carolina, she has gained previous business experience as a leasing consultant for…

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LS3P’s design of Jackson Creek Elementary wins merit award

 

Photo credit Matt Silk   LS3P’s 21st century design for Richland School District Two’s Jackson Creek Elementary received a Merit Award from the Association for Learning Environments SC (A4LE SC) last week. The school, constructed as a design/build project with Thompson Turner Construction, serves approximately 750 students in grades K-5. The design is based on…

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Mixed-use development coming to Cottontown

 

NOMA Station, a new mixed-use development is coming to the historic Cottontown neighborhood in Columbia at the corner of Main Street and Confederate Avenue. A new single-story shell structure designed by Studio 2LR will offer two lease spaces with over 2,500 SF of total lease space. The project will feature two storefronts facing Main Street,…

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Quackenbush Architect Robyn Rogers Named to The State’s 2019 “20 Under 40” Class

 

Robyn Fisher Rogers, AIA, LEED Green Associate Architect at Quackenbush Architects + Planners, has been named by The State newspaper to its “20 Under 40” class for 2019, for her accomplishments as a young professional in the Midlands. The annual program, now in its 16th year, recognizes area leaders under the age of 40 who…

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Lorraine Santana White appointed to AIA Greater Columbia Board of Directors

 

Pond announced that Lorraine Santana White has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the American Institute of Architects Greater Columbia Section (AIAGC). Lorraine, a Project Architect in Pond’s Columbia, South Carolina o?ce has been a member of AIA Greater Columbia Section for three years. The organization is a resource for professionals and students…

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LS3P’s Frank E. Lucas and Thompson E. Penney inducted into Clemson University’s College of Architecture, Arts, and Humanities Hall of Fame

 

LS3P congratulates Founder| Chairman Emeritus Frank E. Lucas, FAIA and Chairman | President | CEO Thompson E. Penney, FAIA on their recent induction into Clemson University’s College of Architecture, Arts, and Humanities Hall of Fame. This honor recognizes “alumni, faculty and friends who have made a significant impact upon the educational, research and/or service goals…

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Garvin Design Group’s Ocean Oak Resort wins 2018 Connie award

 

Garvin Design Group’s Ocean Oak Resort in Hilton Head is a winner of Hilton Grand Vacation’s 2018 Connie Award. Per Hilton Grand Vacations, “The Connie Award is the highest hotel award for all brands across Hilton Worldwide. The winning hotels are the perfect balance of product and outstanding service scores. There are only a few…

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Stevens & Wilkinson reveals plans for three new state Veterans Nursing Homes

 

Facilities will be the first of their kind in South Carolina Stevens & Wilkinson (S&W), a full-service architecture, engineering and interior design firm, in conjunction with Ernest Bland Associates, P.C. (EBA), recently completed design documents for three state-of-the-art, 104-bed Veterans Nursing Facilities. The new homes will be located in the counties of Cherokee, Florence, and…

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Stevens & Wilkinson’s Adriane McGillis named 2019 President of AIA Greater Columbia

 

The American Institute of Architects of Greater Columbia (AIAGC) announced Adriane McGillis, senior associate and architect at Stevens & Wilkinson, has been named president of AIAGC. The 2019 Board of Directors was announced late last year at the AIA Greater Columbia 2018 Design Awards ceremony. McGillis has been an active member of AIAGC since 2016.…

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Stevens & Wilkinson’s Adriane McGillis named 2019 President of AIA Greater Columbia

 

The American Institute of Architects of Greater Columbia (AIAGC) announced Adriane McGillis, senior associate and architect at Stevens & Wilkinson, has been named president of AIAGC. The 2019 Board of Directors was announced late last year at the AIA Greater Columbia 2018 Design Awards ceremony. McGillis has been an active member of AIAGC since 2016.…

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Behind the Scenes at 1310 Lady St./the Keenan Bldg

 

Go behind the scenes with Historic Columbia and explore one of downtown’s iconic landmarks and its peculiar history, as well as its future plans. Part of the 1310 Lady Street redevelopment project, The Keenan Building was built as a six-story structure in 1921 and became a complex in 1951, when a ten-story portion was added…

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Behind the Scenes at 1310 Lady St./the Keenan Bldg

 

Go behind the scenes with Historic Columbia and explore one of downtown’s iconic landmarks and its peculiar history, as well as its future plans. Part of the 1310 Lady Street redevelopment project, The Keenan Building was built as a six-story structure in 1921 and became a complex in 1951, when a ten-story portion was added…

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Three Mashburn projects receive Golden Nail Award

 

On Wednesday, February 20th, Mashburn Construction celebrated three of their recent projects being recognized at the 5th Annual Columbia Impact Awards hosted by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce. Experience Columbia SC, Hall’s Chophouse, and Hotel Trundle are three of the five to receive the Golden Nail Award in one of the five areas of recognition.   Hall’s…

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LS3P congratulates Brian Wurst, FAIA on elevation to Fellowship in the AIA

 

LS3P congratulates Vice President and Principal Brian Wurst, FAIA, on his elevation to Fellowship in the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the organization’s highest member honor which recognizes exemplary contributions to the profession. In addition to his award-winning designs, Wurst, who joined LS3P in 2000, is best known for his unusual aptitude for communicating design…

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