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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 →

Optima Kierland offers distinctive architecture, luxury

Optima Kierland
by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Optima is introducing its next evolution of sophisticated urban living and design with the announcement of Optima Kierland, a new community featuring Optima’s award-winning architectural vision and high-rise luxury living, now being constructed at Kierland in North Scottsdale. Optima Kierland, situated on 9.5 acres at Scottsdale Road and Kierland Boulevard, showcases signature Optima architecture design… Read More →

Dig Studio design wins ‘PHX Innovation Games’

Dig Studios Innovation Games
by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton announced, Wednesday, that a concept design submitted by architects at Dig Studio was selected as the winner of the second competition of the PHX Innovation Games. In response to the call for innovators, Dig Studio’s Chad Atterbury, Brandon Sobiech, Lauren Smith and Jay Hicks submitted a design concept for the future… Read More →

Marlene Imirzian Architects named Firm of the Year

City of Phoenix Neighborhood Resource Center
by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine

The American Institute of Architects named Marlene Imirzian & Associates Architects 2015 Arizona Architectural Firm of the Year after a review of firm’s body of work by an out-of-state jury. The Architectural Firm of the Year Award recognizes the continuing collaboration among individuals in a firm who have produced distinguished architecture over a period of… Read More →

SmithGroupJJR promotes 6 to vice president

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by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s leading architecture, engineering and planning firms, promoted Martha dePlazaola Abbott, Mark Adams, Vince Avallone, Kathleen Hudson-Beitz, Mary Jukuri and Tim Tracey to vice president. Martha dePlazaola Abbott, LEED AP, was promoted to vice president and retains her role as leader of the Workplace Studio at SmithGroupJJR’s Phoenix office. Abbott is… Read More →

Kitchell completes renovation at Scottsdale Bible Church

Scottsdale Bible Church

Kitchell recently wrapped up its renovation of Scottsdale Bible Church’s Worship Center, a 2,000-seat space with theater-style seats and riser sections that represents a 30 percent increase in capacity. The Worship Center houses the church’s largest functions, including its magical Winter Wonder celebration of the holidays. Upgrades were made to lighting and sound, as well.… Read More →

LGE Design Build completes Peoria CenturyLink building

CenturyLink

LGE Design Build has recently completed a 7,016-square-foot building at 9165 W. Cactus Road, near Loop 101 and Grand Avenue in Peoria, for CenturyLink, a Louisiana-based provider of Internet, TV and voice services. The building is situated on 2.5 acres. The building includes supply, meeting, office, crew and break rooms. CenturyLink started operating in its… Read More →

LGE Design Build completes TruTemp Equipment building

TruTemp

LGE Design Build has recently completed construction of a new 32,500-square-foot office/warehouse building for TruTemp Equipment, the largest wholesale food service equipment distributor in the Southwest. TruTemp’s building is located at 4010 E. Raymond St. in Phoenix within the Pinnacle Business Park. TruTemp outgrew its previous location for the third time in the past 12… Read More →