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Architecture Industry News – including building and facility design, landmarks, and related architectural industry news as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.

The Hyde Park Homes Tour 2016 Showcases Century-Old Homes this October

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hyde Park Neighborhood — Ten historic homes, including Kansas City shirtwaists, open their doors for tours during the biennial Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour. The Tour hosted by The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA) will be Saturday, October 1 from 10 am until 6 p.m., and a Candlelight Tour will be Friday, September 30 from 6 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.

John Cannon Homes Sweeps 2016 Parade of Homes, Wins 16 Awards, 4 Best Overall

SARASOTA, Fla., March 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John Cannon Homes was the most recognized home builder in this year’s Parade of Homes, sweeping the competition with sixteen awards including four in the category of ‘Best Overall,’ in a presentation held Thursday by the Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association.

John Cannon Homes sells ‘The Avianna’ at The Concession for $2.3 million

SARASOTA, Fla., July 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Avianna, a luxury model home built by John Cannon Homes at The Concession Golf Club and Residences, has sold for $2.3 million. The 4,954-square-foot estate opened as a model in November 2014.

Gordon Brush Plans Massive Expansion for Third Quarter 2015

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., May 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gordon Brush Company, which boasts one of the world’s largest selection of industrial brushes, has acquired a new building and will move its factory and offices from its current 51,000 square foot facility at 6247 Randolph Street in Commerce, CA, to a 182,000 square foot building in the City of Industry, CA, located at 3737 Capitol Avenue.

Kent Collier Joins Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting – a Division of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kent Collier, J.D., LEED AP BD+C, has joined the firm’s Greyling Insurance Brokerage Division as an associate client manager. Greyling is a highly regarded specialty insurance broker and risk management consulting team serving architects, engineers, contractors, environmental service firms and law firms across the country.

Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. Announces Thomas S. Perrino, AIA, LEEDap Appointed to Managing Principal

TRENTON, N.J., Dec. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thomas S. Perrino, AIA, LEEDap, a principal at Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc., has been appointed to the new position of managing principal. Perrino will have operational oversight in expanding the firm’s markets, geography, and client base. In conjunction with his new responsibilities, he will continue to support the higher education and corporate/commercial markets.

A Dozen DeLand Merchants Collaborate for the 2014 Stetson Mansion ‘Christmas Spectacular!’ Nov. 15 through Jan. 15

DELAND, Fla., Dec. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A dozen local DeLand elves have contributed to the holiday celebration of ‘Florida’s Most Popular Attraction’ this year. Trip Advisor gave the Stetson Mansion the singular designation in May. Florida’s first luxury estate and most historic home has become an over-the-top experience for the lovers of Christmas tours for the last 4 years, between Nov. 15 – Jan. 15, 2015.

‘Christmas Spectacular!’ Opens at the Historic Stetson Mansion on Nov. 15

DELAND, Fla., Nov. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Designer decorations from around the world embellish the historic Stetson Mansion for 2 months starting November 15, 2014. Named ‘Florida’s most popular attraction’ by Tripadvisor, the mansion endeavors to outdo all other holiday decorations in Florida. Famed hat maker John B. Stetson originally built this private ornate mansion in 1886.

Spodak Dental Group Wins National Dental Office Design Competition

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group wins the Dental Office Design of the Year for a Group Practice from the 15th Annual Dental Office Design Competition. The winners were selected from more than 40 entries nationwide and were announced at the American Dental Association 2014 – America’s Dental Meeting this month.

The Hyde Park Homes Tour Showcases Century-Old Homes this October

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nine historic homes, including unique Kansas City shirtwaists and stately stone Foursquares, will open their doors for tours during the biennial Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour. The tour also features a home that exemplifies how modern architecture can co-exist in a historic neighborhood. The Tour, hosted by The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA), will be held October 4 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., and a Candlelight Tour will be held October 3 from 6 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.

OGi Launches New DG Series Architectural Screening

CANTON, Ohio, April 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OGi Architectural Metal Solutions, an Ohio Gratings Company, has introduced the new DG Series architectural screening product made from fixed aluminum blades for applications that require visual screening, enhanced security and architectural accents.

Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. Saddened to Announce the Passing of its Founder, Franklyn Spiezle, AIA

TRENTON, N.J., Jan. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Franklyn Spiezle, the Founder of Spiezle Architectural Group, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, peacefully at the age of 89 on his 64th wedding anniversary.

Christ Church Cambridge Wins Historic Preservation Award

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cambridge Historical Commission has recognized the exterior restoration of Christ Church Cambridge, built in 1761, with a 2013 Historic Preservation Award. Charlie Allen Restorations, located at 91 River Street in Cambridge, oversaw the restoration. Frank Shirley was the project architect; Masterworks Painting painted the building.

The Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour Showcases Century-Old Homes this October

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nine homes in the historic Hyde Park Neighborhood will open their doors to the public for the 30th Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour. The homes include mansions, shirtwaists, and an Arts and Crafts bungalow. The tour will be held Friday, October 5 from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, October 6 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and is hosted by the Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA).

Historic Hotel Durant in Bay Area to Be Sold

BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HVS Capital Corp (www.hvscapital.com) has been exclusively appointed to sell the Hotel Durant in Berkeley, Calif. The 143-room property is a historic, contemporary, boutique hotel adjacent the University of California at Berkeley, within walking distance of all student housing, the newly renovated football stadium and the basketball arena.

Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. Announces Robert Kellner, AIA Promoted to Chief Executive Officer; Scott Spiezle, AIA, LEEDap Remains as Chairman

TRENTON, N.J., July 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that Robert Kellner, AIA has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer. Scott Spiezle, AIA, LEEDap will remain as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Birmingham’s Dorothy Jemison Day Theater Opens at Alabama School of Fine Arts This Month

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Alabama School of Fine Arts announces the opening of the Dorothy Jemison Day Theater, a state-of- the-art facility built for both school and community use, this month. It is the most technically advanced venue of its kind in the entire Southeast. The Public Grand Opening is scheduled for Sunday, April 15, from 3 – 5 p.m., with Mayor William A. Bell, Sr. cutting the ribbon on the massive new stage.

School Food Gardens get Glass Greenhouses

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When a local Hillcrest resident asked EcoHouse to remodel his 60 foot sunroom, architect and custom home builder Rodney Collins suggested donating the glassed room to local educational gardens. Not only will the material be reused, but the local food system movement will benefit by better educating our school children and producing good food for the schools and the local farmers markets.

Commercial and Industrial Lighting Industry Leader Foley Group Celebrates Golden Anniversary

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Dec. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foley Group, Inc., a leader in the commercial and industrial lighting industry is celebrating their 50th year in business.

Conservatory Craftsmen Hired to Restore Splendor to Capitol Hill’s Old Naval Hospital

WASHINGTON D.C., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Conservatory Craftsmen is honored to have been chosen to work on the Hill Center project with Bell Architects to restore the Old Naval Hospital on Capitol Hill.

Upland Architects Helps Bring New Life to Tired Retail Center

SWANSEA, Mass., Nov. 11, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Upland Architects, Inc. announced today that it has finished the last in a series of architectural design plans for the comprehensive renovation of RK Swansea Place, located in Swansea, Massachusetts.

Synergen Consulting Surpasses 750 Projects Awarded

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Synergen Consulting International, LP (www.synergenconsulting.com) is pleased to announce it has recently surpassed 750 projects successfully awarded. This milestone marks the continued success of the company. The composition of Synergen’s 750 engineering and construction projects is approximately comprised of 60 percent energy and oil and gas, and 40 percent commercial, medical, infrastructure, and other industry sectors. Additionally, approximately 30 percent of Synergen’s work is international.

Continuous Training Makes Union Ironworkers the Trusted Source for Quality Architectural and Ornamental Work

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Iron Workers International Union, teaming with the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT), released a series of new architectural and ornamental training modules designed to replicate real-world assembly and installation challenges ironworkers face on jobsites. Currently, IMPACT Region VI has four new architectural and ornamental mockups in use at training locations in Houston, Arlington, San Antonio and Oklahoma City.

Limitless Computing to Debut CloudRender for Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 at AIA National Convention

BOULDER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Limitless Computing Inc., the company that provides faster rendering with cloud computing for the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry, today announced that it will debut its new CloudRender for Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 and Limitless Rendering for Autodesk Revit Architecture 2009-2012 in booth 3509 at the AIA (American Institute of Architects) National Convention and Design Exposition.

Green Art in Shades of Blue by Thoma Hall in Blaine, WA

BLAINE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What you throw away may come back to haunt you. Original bottles were discovered by workers while excavating in an old landfill site and artist Thoma Hall embraced the opportunity to incorporate them into ‘Journey of a Water Drop.’ A dozen original glass bottles are among the 325 bottles in the art installation and visitors are challenged to locate them.

Upland Architects Wins Best Remodel for Tedeschi Food Shops

SALEM, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Upland Architects, Inc. announced today that the company was presented the Best Mid-Budget Remodel Award by Convenience Store News for their design of the Tedeschi Food Shop located on Loring Street in Salem, MA. This is the seventh location designed by Upland Architects, Inc. and the 190th location opened by Tedeschi Food Shops.

Yesterday’s Home Designs may be the Answer for Today’s Battered Builders

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Has today’s economy made you put off your dreams of a new home? The new book, ‘Prosperity Plans’ (ISBN: 978-1450559645), just published by architect Donald J. Berg, might get you dreaming again. Berg’s new book proposes that today’s architects, builders and prospective homeowners can all learn from a series of fascinating ‘Growing House’ designs created in 1934.

Phoenix Construction Group Receives Two Gold PRISM Awards from the Builders Association of Greater Boston

WATERTOWN, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix Construction Group, Inc. (PCGI), one of Boston’s leading residential and commercial design/build firms, has been awarded two Gold PRISM Awards from the Builders Association of Greater Boston. The awards, which recognize housing industry professionals for excellence in building, design, sales and marketing, were presented to PCGI principals Dani Chedid and Karnig Ostayan at a gala ceremony on October 14, 2009.

Tsoi/Kobus and Associates Wins AIA New England Design Award for Center for Life Science | Boston

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tsoi/Kobus & Associates received a Special Mention award at the American Institute of Architects New England Chapter’s 2009 Design Awards on Saturday, October 3 for its design of the Center for Life Science | Boston, the first speculative, privately-owned, high-rise, multi-tenant laboratory building in the United States. Among 271 entries submitted, 18 received recognition.

Jocelyn Frederick Joins Tsoi/Kobus and Associates as Principal

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tsoi/Kobus & Associates (TK&A) is pleased to announce that Jocelyn Frederick, AIA, ACHA, OAA, LEED AP has joined the firm as a Principal. In her new role, Frederick will lead TK&A’s core national healthcare practice and enhance and extend its capabilities in planning and design for academic medical centers.

Asheville Architecture Firm Building for the Future by Going Green

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carlton Architecture ascertains there are many benefits to going green when designing new homes. ‘Clients benefit from the reduced operating costs of a green building, while at the same time the planet benefits from the reduced environmental impact,’ says Mr. Rob Carlton, the President of Carlton Architecture.

New Garage Solves Storage Problems

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y., May 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Architect Donald J. Berg, author of 15 books on building and landscaping, has just designed plans for a new expandable garage to help solve home storage problems. The Oakville Garage Plans can be downloaded for free. ‘Are there too many cars and bikes in your driveway and too many boxes in your attic?’ asks Berg. ‘Build the Oakville Garage to add value to your home and solve your storage problems once and for all.’

Whisper Mountain Property Chosen for Southern Living Magazine’s Eco-Friendly 2008 Green Idea House

MARSHALL, N.C., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whisper Mountain, located outside of the city of Asheville in the heart of western North Carolina, is a community where conservation and preservation meet. That’s why Southern Living has chosen this community as the location for their first 2008 green Idea House.

CADFORCE, Inc. Bolsters BIM and Green Capabilities With Hiring of International AEC Technology Expert

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CADFORCE, the Los Angeles-based global leader in outsourced architectural services, today announced the hiring of David Gerber, Ph.D., as Vice President of Innovation. Dr. Gerber is a specialist in architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) technology.

The People Have Spoken! TMS Architects Wins NH AIA People’s Choice Award

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TMS Architects are proud to announce that the firm was a recent recipient of a prestigious People’s Choice Award presented by the NH Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in association with its annual awards program. The award was presented for a private residence designed by TMS principal William Soupcoff located in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.

TMS Architects Build for the Future

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John W. Merkle, AIA and William H. Soupcoff, AIA of TMS Architects are pleased to announce that two of the firm’s project architects, Shannon C. Alther, AIA and Robert J. Carty, AIA have been made partners in the 23-year-old firm.

3D Visualization Technology Helps Diverse Range of Businesses Innovate

DENVER, Colo. – Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Denver-based IDEAVIZ, a subsidiary of Artist Rendering, Inc., is making an impact for a diverse range of businesses by using innovative 3D visualization and animation technology to bring new ideas to fruition. Since 2002, Artist Rendering, Inc. has worked with real-estate developers and architects in visualizing their future projects through high-impact 3D renderings and animations.

Altamont Homes Introduces Modular Mansions through Partnership with Award-Winning Architect

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Altamont Homes, Inc., located in Martinez, Calif., is filling a void in the California construction market – custom modular homes – and is excited to announce that they will be teaming up with award-winning architect, Douglas Cutler, AIA.

SK&I Receives Builder’s Choice and AIA/DC Chapter Awards for Metro

BETHESDA, Md. – Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2006: The Metro, designed by SK&I Architectural Design Group (www.skiarch.com), has been named the recipient of two awards this fall: the Builder’s Choice Award of Merit and the AIA/DC Chapter Award of Merit.

Belanger and Foley, Inc. Begins Second Major Project in Lowell, MA

NORTH CHELMSFORD, MA – Feb. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Belanger and Foley, Inc., a full service architectural, planning and design firm, announced today that the construction of the new Longmeadow Golf Club in Tewksbury MA, is on schedule and on budget. The project represents the second major project designed by Belanger & Foley in the last twelve months. The first project, the design and planning of the Bishop McNamara Center at Lowell Catholic High School, was initiated in March, 2005, and is ahead of schedule.

2005 A Banner Year For SK&I

BETHESDA, MD – Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SK&I Architectural Design Group (SK&I), a residential and mixed-use architectural design firm, announced 2005 as a record year for industry awards, project completions and new project announcements.

Arclinea Boston Named ‘Best of the New’ by Boston Globe Magazine

BOSTON, MA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a special issue of The Boston Globe Magazine, celebrating ‘all that is great and new in our city and our suburbs,’ Arclinea Boston (www.arclineaboston.com) has been named ‘Best of the New.’