Architecture Archives

Designing a better tomorrow: Q&A with AIA Arizona President

Caroline Lobo and suoLL architects were hired to design Grand Canyon University's new 170,000-square-foot College of Science, Engineering and Technology building. (Photo by suoLL architects)

With more than 20-years of experience in architecture, Caroline Lobo, president of American Institute of Architects Arizona, brings a unique perspective and a wealth of experience to AIA in its efforts to promote the architectural profession through the strength and participation of members. In addition to her role as president, Lobo is also the founding… Read More →

Here are the 2016 AIA Arizona Design Awards winners

Northern Arizona University International Pavilion (Photo courtesy of AIA Arizona architects)
by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine

Each year at the AIA Design Award Gala, the American Institute of Architects Arizona recognizes excellence in design, planning and construction of project’s across the globe that are designed by AIA Arizona architects. The program recognizes excellence in architectural projects and practices under five categories: design, leadership, practice, performance and education. Each entry is individually… Read More →

After Hours: an architect behind the camera

During his off time, Jim Larson travels and takes photos with his trusty Nikon D7100 DSLR. (Photo by Jim Larson)

For Jim Larson, a keen eye for composition and all facets of architectural design, links his professional experience as an architect to his pursuits in photography. “Photography is connected to my day job but also connected to the way I see the world,” says Larson. A world he frequently sees during his travels abroad accompanied… Read More →

Jessica Sarkissian will lead ‘The Planning Center’ in Tempe

Jessica Sarkissian
by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine

The Planning Center, a leading multi-disciplinary consulting firm that specializes in planning and landscape architecture, recently opened the doors to a new office at 1270 E. Broadway Rd. in Tempe. Jessica Sarkissian, AICP, principal, will lead efforts at the new location. “Our main office is in Tucson, but until the year 2000, we also had a… Read More →

Adaptive reuse project revitalizes Roosevelt Row Arts District

The Blocks at Roosevelt Row (Photo courtesy of Desert Viking)

A NEW DOWNTOWN PROJECT MERGES CHEF-DRIVEN DINING, ARTISAN RETAILERS AND WORKING ARTIST STUDIOS AND GALLERIES TOGETHER IN ONE COLLECTIVE SPACE ~The Blocks of Roosevelt Row Indulges Guests with a Place to Connect, Create and Collaborate~ Desert Viking Development is thrilled to announce a new project underway revitalizing a portion of the Downtown Phoenix’s beloved Roosevelt… Read More →

Cuningham Group moving to restored mid-century landmark

Cuningham Group
by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine

Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc. leased the historic Farmers & Stockmens Bank building and will make the Mid-Century Modern landmark its new Phoenix office. The approximately 6,000-square-foot building, at 5001 E. Washington St., was designed by the internationally famous architectural team of Pereira & Luckman in 1951. It is certified a historic structure by the City… Read More →

People & Projects to Know: Dawn Hart

Dawn Hart
by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine

Dawn Hart graduated from Wisconsin University with a Master’s in Architecture but her love for architectural design dates back to when she was a young girl. She remembers being 10-years-old and using the fallen autumn leaves to create floor plans outside. Even the time she spent playing with Barbies incorporated floor plans and design layouts.… Read More →

IIDA’s PRIDE Awards recognize excellence in interior design

EDUCATION DESIGN EXCELLENCE AWARD: SmithGroupJJR's project represents the first building for Saint Xavier University's new campus in Gilbert.

The International Interior Design Association is the only worldwide design organization that solely focuses on commercial work. It has more than 13,000 members in 33 chapters around the globe, including the IIDA Southwest Chapter. Annually, IIDA’s major events include the PRIDE Awards, recognizing excellence in interior design projects; the UnVeiled trade show; a charity build… Read More →

Former AIA president, Kevin Morrow, passes away at 63

Contractor
by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine

Principal Architect and Partner at GDASW Architects and past Southern Arizona and Arizona Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Kevin Morrow passed away in mid-June from complications due to early on-set Alzheimer’s. Morrow was born on February 23, 1953 and passed away on June 15, 2016. He was an avid cyclist for most of his life… Read More →

Lisa Tinnion joins Corporate Interior Systems

Knight Management
by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine

With 15 years of experience in architecture and design, she is most familiar with working as a team – with clients, consultants and other industry partners. She is always focused on her clients’ best interest – listening well and providing inspired and cost effective solutions. Since 2008, Lisa has been with MRT Design, responsible for interior design… Read More →

Gould Evans Looks back on 20 years

Gould Evans

While some people may view architecture as simply a design, Gould Evans Phoenix has proven throughout the past 20 years that it is dedicated to taking on projects that have community impact. As Gould Evans approaches its 20th anniversary in Phoenix, Principal and Board Chair Trudi Hummel says, the company continues to evolve. “In 1996,… Read More →

ArtHAUS designer joins Studio Ma

artHAUS
by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine

The designer behind the artHAUS project, Jason Boyer, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, has joined Studio Ma as a principal. Boyer brings a keen eye to the table for pragmatics in his team-based design approach, which yields exceptional results by meeting budget, schedule and technical performance goals while enhancing social, environmental and architectural quality. This dual-objective approach has… Read More →

Gould Evans honored for architectural excellence

Art Gray, Photographer
by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine

Nationally-recognized architecture and planning firm Gould Evans, together with Albuquerque-based architecture and planning firm Design Plus LLC, has received a 2016 Excellence in Architecture Merit Award from the Society for College and University Planning and the American Institute of Architects Committee on Architecture for Education (SCUP/AIA CAE) for the Central New Mexico Community College (CNM)… Read More →

Architect Patrick Hayes and team join Stantec

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by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine

Stantec announced today that the leadership and staff of Phoenix-based Patrick Hayes Architecture (PHA) has joined the company’s buildings practice. With his team members, PHA president and CEO Patrick Hayes has delivered an award-winning portfolio of regional projects, spanning the office/workplace, healthcare, industrial, and retail sectors. “We’ve been designing Arizona spaces passionately and creatively for… Read More →