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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 →

ArtHAUS designer joins Studio Ma

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 →

Frank Lloyd Wright’s last home is for sale in Phoenix

Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright designed over 1,000 structures (532 were actually completed) in over 70 years of work – mostly homes but also hotels, schools, churches, the Johnson Wax Headquarters and the Guggenheim Museum. His final design was the Norman Lykes House in Phoenix, and It is now for sale priced at $3.6 million. Wright had been working… Read More →

SmithGroupJJR promotes Michael Krager to principal

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

SmithGroupJJR, an architecture, engineering and planning firm, promoted Michael Krager, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP to principal at the firm’s Phoenix office. Michael Krager is a staff leader at the Phoenix office and has over 28 years of experience within the design community. His expertise encompasses commercial, higher education, healthcare, laboratory and sports facilities, to name a few.… Read More →

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation names new president

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation appointed Stuart I. Graff as its new president and CEO, who will assume this role on February 1, 2016. As CEO, Graff will be responsible for the overall direction and leadership of the organization toward the achievement of the Foundation’s mission: to preserve Taliesin and Taliesin West for future generations… Read More →

Phoenix Financial Center renovation earns design award

shepley bulfinch phoenix office renovation
by in AZRE Magazine

Shepley Bulfinch’s renovation of the South Rotunda of the Phoenix Financial Center took home top honors in the 2015 Interior Design magazine Best of Year (BOY) Awards in the Designer’s Own Office category. Winners were announced at Interior Design’s Best of Year Gala in New York last month and will appear in the next issue of Interior… 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

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 →

Adaptive reuse of Phoenix post office wins architecture award

Post Office, WEB

Holly Street Studio Architects’ Diane Jacob’s infusion of Arizona State University’s 30KSF student center at a historic United States federal building in downtown Phoenix recently won a Crescordia award for historic preservation. Caliente Construction handled construction of the project. Since the center’s opening in early 2013, students, faculty and the community at large have used the… Read More →

Westlake Reed Leskosky promotes two employees

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Westlake Reed Leskosky promotes the following individuals in recognition of their design and technical excellence and superior execution that enhance the firm’s fully integrated design services and thought leadership: Peter W. Rutti, AIA Peter is Principal, Director of Design and Phoenix Studio Director of Westlake Reed Leskosky. He advances the Phoenix design studio culture and… Read More →

Shepley Bulfinch’s architecture office heads to Phoenix Financial Center

Phx Financial Ctr 41_W.A. Sarmiento

Shepley Bulfinch is growing its way to a new home this summer when its moves into the south Rotunda at the landmark Phoenix Financial Center. For the past five years, the Phoenix architecture office has called The Link, its studio at 1st and McDowell, home. When they started to outgrow the space last year, they… Read More →

SkySong sparks economic revitalization along McDowell Road Corridor

SS Reendering
by in Economy | Education | Featured | Tech

No one would guessed that a catalyst of innovation could rise from the ruins of a vacant shopping mall. And certainly no one could imagine that happening in the middle of a crippling economic downturn that affected the entire world. But that’s what’s happened in Scottsdale. “It is hard to think of a business attraction… Read More →