Architecture Archives

SmithGroupJJR promotes 3 to principal in Phoenix

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SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s largest architecture, engineering and planning firms, has elevated Bryan Jehling, Russ Sanders and Robert Thompson to principal at the firm’s Phoenix office.  Bryan Jehling, PE, LEED AP Bryan Jehling is an electrical engineering lead at the Phoenix office. With more than 25 years of experience, primarily in the healthcare, data center… Read More →

Phoenix-based 2-D, 3-D imaging firm grows 92 percent

Eco3d

Eco3d, a Phoenix-based portfolio company that measures existing topographic, structural, mechanical and architectural conditions using a variety of instruments in 2-D and 3-D, had a landmark year in 2016, growing 92 percent from 2015. The Phoenix-based company completed more than 440 projects across North America in 2016 as it continues to cement itself as the largest digital as-built… Read More →

KatzDesignGroup finishes 3 downtown Phoenix restaurant interiors

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Phoenix-based KatzDesignGroup recently served up three restaurant interior projects in bustling Downtown Phoenix ranging from a fast-casual eatery at CityScape to an upscale Italian dining establishment at Collier Center. “Restaurants are a playing a big part in creating the new culture of downtown,” said Principal Beth Katz. “KatzDesignGroup worked with these three unique restaurants all within three blocks… Read More →

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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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 →