Perkins+Will Minneapolis Expands

MINNEAPOLIS—Perkins+Will is proud to announce that Ana Nelson, RLA, ASLA and John D. Slack, RLA, ASLA, have joined the firm to assist in advancing its growing Urban Design and Landscape Architecture practice.   With decades of combined professional experience throughout the Midwest, Ana and John bring a wide variety and scales of planning and design expertise to the firm. Their signature projects include parks, open space and recreation plans, urban redevelopment, Transit Oriented Development, bicycle and pedestrian design, brownfield redevelopment, green … Continue reading

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HOK to Acquire 360 Architecture

New York– HOK announced it has agreed to acquire the award-winning design firm 360 Architecture, re-establishing HOK as a global leader in sports and entertainment facility design and giving the firm a significant new presence in Kansas City. 360 Architecture is one of the world’s leading designers of stadiums, ballparks, arenas, recreation and wellness centers, and mixed-use entertainment districts. The more than 180-person firm, which also specializes in the design of corporate and commercial office buildings, government and civic facilities, … Continue reading

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Hayward Featured on ‘Designing Spaces’

ELIZABETH, NJ —Hayward Pool Products is ready for its close-up.  Hayward OmniLogic will be featured on the August 13 episode of the home improvement television show “Designing Spaces” for its special focus on backyard automation designed to make pool-owning easier.  The “Talk Backyard Automation” show will highlight the technological advancements represented by OmniLogic, which is considered the simplest, most intuitive pool controller on the market today. With a simple touch and click app, pool owners can manage water chemistry, water features, … Continue reading

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Sukkah Design Contest Announces Judging Panel

SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – The Leichtag Foundation announces a prominent panel that will judge the Sukkot at the Ranch Design Competition, now accepting submissions through August 24.  Judges include: Rob Wellington Quigley, San Diego architect most known for the New Central Library; Christopher Hawthorne, Los Angeles Times architecture critic; Mia Lehrer, Los Angeles-based landscape architect and urban designer; Davidson Norris, New York-based architect and daylighting designer and Jessica Lee Vences, one of last year’s winning designers from a team at the … Continue reading

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EDSA Complete’s Four Seasons At Disney

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ORLANDO, FL (August 6, 2014) – The global landscape architecture firm, EDSA, was commissioned to develop the master plan and provide full service landscape architecture design for Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort, opening on August 3. EDSA’s expertise in planning and landscape architecture, hardscape design, water feature design and attention to detail unifies the ambiance of this highly anticipated resort.  According to Rob Hutcheson, EDSA Vice President and Project Manager, “Our goal is always to ensure … Continue reading

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