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    Robert Runyon Joins the Award-Winning Architectural Firm UDG as Principal - June 22, 2014 by admin

    Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 17, 2014

    Urban Design Group (UDG), an award-winning architectural firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Robert Runyon as a Principal with the firm. Runyon brings over 35 years of experience to the team including the establishment and operations management of Runyon Architects & Associates for 24 years. His extensive portfolio includes work in the design development and construction of significant entertainment, commercial, hospitality, mixed-use, urban development and redevelopment projects. As a Principal, Runyon will be involved in all aspects of UDGs operations and program development, strategic business planning, business and client development, contracts, design and project development, management and construction services.

    We are delighted to welcome Robert Runyon to our team, said Ray Kahl, AIA, Principal with UDGs Dallas office. Robert brings professional experience in firm leadership, business development and architectural development skills to our company. We were impressed with the diversity in his domestic and international portfolio, similar design philosophy and recognition in the architectural market place. We look forward to having him help us identify the new and growing markets and find those opportunities which will make the most effective and successful use of this firms expertise and project history. We are eager to have Robert help us serve our growing client base and help us continue to successfully develop and position this firm into the future.

    Runyon holds two degrees from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. He earned a Masters of Architecture with a focus on Systems Development in 1976, and he was awarded a Bachelor of Environmental Design degree in 1974. He is a member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI).

    Outside the office, Runyon has been involved with Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church and its building, youth and mission programs. Runyon is also active with Habitat for Humanity.

    About the award-winning architectural firm UDG:

    Founded in 1975, UDG offers architectural, interior design, master planning, product design, and purchasing and logistics services to its worldwide clientele from offices in Atlanta, GA, and Dallas, TX. A market leader in the application and advancement of Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), UDG's personnel work on a wide range of projects from university facilities, offices and urban mixed-use developments to hospitality, resort and gaming projects.

    In the firm's 39-year history, UDG has completed more than $6 Billion in projects worldwide. The firm has received more than 80 design excellence awards and honors and 15 design competition awards, and has been featured in hundreds of magazine articles, newspaper pieces and design resource books. For more information, please visit http://www.urbandesigngroup.com.

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    Citywide Decorators painting solution for homeowners - June 17, 2014 by admin

    Citywide Decorators announces all-in-one painting solution for homeowners in Auckland

    Auckland, 9 June, 2014 - Renowned painting contractors, Citywide Decorators announced all-in-one quality painting solutions for all residential and commercial property owners in Auckland. The company already enjoys 100% rating on http://www.nocowboys.co.nz, and does not hesitate to provide a free quote to all customers.

    Painting is the most effective way to change the look and personality of a house. How well the architectural aspects of a house look, depends much upon the service provider. Where experienced painters have a far more developed aesthetic sense, newbies may not always come up with ideas for improved looks.

    Because Citywide Decorators has served Auckland households for as many as 20 years, consumers expect painting services from them to be a notch higher than other competitors. Moreover, the company is fully insured and licensed, a factor that has helped them build a strong reputation.

    Citywide Decorators offer a wide range of painting services, which is why the company claims to be a one-stop painting solution provider. One does not need to call upon different services providers for different paint jobs. Be it painting a kitchen, entire interiors of a house, the porch, or whether one is looking for roof painters in Auckland, Citywide Decorators claims to handle varied painting jobs with equal expertise.

    The company spokesperson said, The goal of Citywide Decorators is to ensure top notch craftsmanship, spectacular service and above all 100% customer satisfaction. Regardless of whether we are repainting old homes or painting new property or performing any other service, the contractors at Citywide Decorators make sure they work hard to attain the best possible results for our clients.

    He further added, Citywide Decorators is proud to provide highest quality and unmatched services to all its clients throughout Auckland at most affordable prices.

    About Citywide Decorators With over 20 years of experience in painting industry, Citywide Decorators claim to deliver top-notch services at most affordable prices. Known for offering prompt and professional services, the company guarantees to get the job done right the first time. Along with painting and decorating, the company also provides house and building washing services.

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    Its Your Business: Two area buildings compete for Florida architectural award - June 17, 2014 by admin

    Two buildings in Southwest Florida are among the 58 structures nominated for the statewide online Peoples Choice awards competition sponsored by the Florida chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

    The competition highlights the work and importance of Floridas architects.

    The nominated buildings within the Southwest chapter of American Institute of Architects Florida are the Chicos National Support Store Building 10 and the 3333 Building in Naples.

    We are proud of our local community buildings, which are especially important to the areas way of life because they cater to the publics needs, said Stephen Hruby, current president of the Southwest chapter of the institute.

    The public can vote for their favorite buildings at http://www.floridapeopleschoice.org until midnight July 18.

    The results of the voting will be announced July 19 at the institutes convention in Miami.

    Chicos National Support Store Building 10 was designed by GMA Architects. Chicos is a worldwide supplier of private label womens clothing.

    The 3333 Building was designed by architect David Poorman. The mixed-use commercial center on U.S. 41 in Naples is an update to the 1970 structure.

    Bonita chamber ceremonies recognize local businesses

    The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the opening of new or relocated businesses. They were:

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    Richard L Sensenig makes Stainless Steel Tanks for Custom Applications - June 15, 2014 by admin

    Richard L Sensenig, located in Ephrata, PA, is a custom metal fabricator servicing industry since 1958. We provide a wide range of industrial and commercial services including Custom Metal Fabrication, Sheet Metal Fabrication and Roofing. We work with Steel, Stainless Steel and Aluminum, iron, lead, light metals, copper, and architectural metal. Our custom metal fabrication services do not stop once your piece is completed; we handle finishing, assembly, painting, structural steel erection, and more.

    A recent project was for a Specialty Chemical Manufacturer who needed an above-ground 1800 gallon tank for mixing chemicals. The tank was made with 304 stainless Steel, with " thick plate, an ASME flanged and dished head at the top and a cone bottom. We also welded access nozzles through the top for connection with the agitator, fill lines and instrumention and a manway on the side for easy access and cleaning.

    Our on-time delivery of this project project was designed by us and installed by the customer, but we do offer installation for customers as a value-added service.

    About Richard L Sensenig: Richard L Sensenig has built a strong reputation on a commitment to modern technology and good, old-fashioned craftsmanship. Above all, we go out of our way to serve our customers in an honest, dependable and professional manner.

    We specialize in the food service industry, and we also serve customers from the industrial, agricultural, food, wastewater, environmental, material handling and other sectors.

    When you choose Richard L. Sensenig Company, you can trust the job is done right, on schedule, and at a reasonable price. For more information, please call (717) 733-0364 or visit our website http://www.rsensenig.com.

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    Courthouse design team could handle PR for county board - June 11, 2014 by admin

    JOLIET An architectural firm hired by the county earlier this year to plan a new courthouse could also handle public relations for an additional cost, under a scope of services outlined Tuesday to a county board committee.

    The Capital Improvements Committee on Tuesday approved the Darien-based Wight & Co.s preliminary design work, which carries a $1.3 million price tag. Building a new courthouse could cost between $140 and $200 million.

    The companys work includes a concept plan, cost estimates, county population projections and tours of other courthouses. The county also has the option of tacking on other services such as public relations and communications, additional presentations and site due diligence.

    There had been previous talks by committee members to also include a study of the potential for commercial space, such as a cafeteria, coffee shop or public area, but documents presented Tuesday did not include that.

    In regards to public relations and communications, the company recommend working with the county to develop an initial communications plan and establish a consistent message for all county leadership and board members to have when representing the project.

    The county would allow the company a $100,000 budget for public relations, according to documents presented Tuesday. A $50,000 budget was included for additional presentations and possible site due diligence.

    The company also budgeted $93,500 in reimbursable expenses, including costs for printing, supplies relating to reports and presentations, travel and lodging expenses and mileage reimbursement, bringing total costs of planning to about $1.3 million.

    The team also will look into the logistics of having satellite court locations in the northern and eastern portions of Will County to address long-term judicial needs. Another priority is looking into the courthouses need for state-of-the-art technology and security, a design that lends itself to future growth and energy efficiency components that would ultimately reduce operational costs down the road.

    Wights plan of action still has to be approved by the full County Board, which meets later this month.

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    Architectural Services – Commercial Architectural Services … - June 10, 2014 by admin

    Our range of Architectural Services is executed by our dedicated team of professionals, which includes concept development and designing of buildings. The services offered by us are cost-effective, reliable and completed within the stated time frame. Further, to gain utmost client satisfaction, we execute our services as per the specific needs and demands of the clients. This category includes Commercial Architectural Services and Residential Architectural Services. These services are explained below:

    We are engaged in offering Commercial Architectural Services that are very different from Residential Architecture Services. The material used Residential Architecture also differs the material used in Commercial Architecture and depends upon the type of commercial building. Aluminum Glazing, Aluminum Composite Panels, different natural stones and Glass Glazing are used by in the execution of Our Front Elevation for commercial purposes. Our designed and developed building can be used for corporate offices or hotel or retails outlets or a combination of all these. These depend upon the type of building and the type of footfall, the selection of materials are made. Our services include includes Front Elevation, Layout Planning, Electrical Design, Plumbing Design and Structural Design.

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    We hold specialization in offering attractive and reliable Residential Architectural Services. This service includes Front Elevation, Layout Planning, Electrical Design, Plumbing Design and Structural Design. These all services are offered as a bouquet of services and try to offer our clients under one roof. However, we offer our Front Elevation Services as a standalone service for both new constructions and for old constructions. All our residential services are offered as per the clients' requirements.

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    GBS Architectural | Commercial Architectural Services … - June 6, 2014 by admin

    Building Surveys

    We are able to carry out measured building surveys and provide drawings of your existing premises, providing varying levels of detail from basic room sizes to full details showing window cill and head heights, door heights, floor to floor heights, direction of joists, details of roof construction, position of incoming services, drainage and more.

    We are able to provide schematic and detailed drawings for internal alterations, submitting and obtaining building regulation approval and liaising with Contractors on your behalf to ensure you get the quality of work you require.

    We are able to provide full plans and elevations, submitting on your behalf and obtaining planning permission from the local authority, provide full building regulation and construction drawings obtaining full plans approval from the local authority, as well as working with Contractors to make sure you get the extension you want to your premises.

    We offer full Architectural services for the design and detailing of new build commercial properties, schematic layouts, planning drawings and process, building regulation drawings and process, construction detailing, Contractor and third party liaison along with site supervision to ensure the build is to your exact requirements.

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    DataBid.com is Currently Reporting on the McHenry County College Architectural/Space Utilization Services Due June 19 … - June 1, 2014 by admin

    Crystal Lake, IL (PRWEB) May 31, 2014

    DataBid.com is currently reporting on the McHenry County College Architectural/Space Utilization Services due June 19, 2014, 4:00 p.m.

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    As of 5/31/2014 Bids Due:

    June 19, 2014, 4:00 p.m. - Attn: Robert Tenuta, CFO/Treasurer

    Bids Due to: McHenry County College

    Location: 8900 US Highway 14, Crystal Lake, IL (McHenry) United States

    Details of Service: McHenry County College (MCC) is requesting proposals for Architectural/Space Utilization Services for construction, renovation, determining spacing needs, and/or remodeling projects.

    Divisions: Division 02 - Existing Conditions Division 06 - Wood, Plastics and Composites Division 07 - Thermal and Moisture Protection Division 09 - Finishes

    President Jim Lamelza: "Commercial construction firms doing business in Chicago, IL are invited to try the live version of DataBid.com today. Our clients enjoy the quality of data as well as the helpful access to our editorial team and customer service specialists."

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    Mirvish + Gehry sing a new tune: A change of plans for King Street West - May 28, 2014 by admin

    My, how things can change. With the recent announcement that Mirvish + Gehry Toronto, David Mirvishs proposed mixed-use development under the architectural services of Frank Gehry, has been almost completely revised, it is a striking about-face that has taken place and for the better, for Torontos sake.

    Since I last wrote on the proposal, the project has lost a tower (for a new total of two), figured out a way to save both the Princess of Wales Theatre as well as two of the existing heritage-designated warehouse faades, and has still managed to maintain its planned addition of commercial, office, gallery, and educational spaces for OCADU. The only increase? A few more floors of condos, bringing the towers to 92 and 82 storeys respectively. But really, whats six more floors when youre that tall already? All-in-all, I think its a fair deal.

    First, however, I believe it is pertinent to restate that the saving of the Princess of Wales is anything but a small victory for the collective cultural memory and life of the city. This is both an active and thriving place of performance, as well as having shared public meaning having just celebrated its twentieth anniversary last year and it is both great news, and really a relief, that it will be maintained. As well, the conservation of two of the four warehouses, while perhaps token faadism, is a step forward as the design plans continue to be resolved.

    In my previous piece on the project, I stated, Gehry is a great architect there should therefore be a way for him to make an affordable, proportional and historically/culturally sensitive development that would have thepotentialto become a new icon for Toronto, while still being a part ofexistingToronto. And I stand by this comment now more than ever, for it appears that Gehry has proven it to be true.

    But what I find most interesting is that Gehry is now apparently looking for a sense of dignity to be the hallmark of the project. What is so intriguing about this is that, before this recent turn of events, or rather plans, the branding and promotion of the project seemed to be centred around the notion of creating an iconic architecture perhaps not an antonym, but definitely not a synonym for dignity. For the expression of creating (as opposed to a great building becoming) an icon conjures up ideas of loud, flashy star-architecture, one meant to claim its importance to the city not through merit given, but rather from sheer volume, intensity, or abstraction.

    Dignity, on the other hand, seems to allude to a sense of understanding of place, context, and appropriateness. Now this is not to say a dignified building cannot be tall, grand, or one that stands out visually from the rest, however, the word alone seems to suggest a very different direction and nuance than that of iconic. But for whatever reason that has caused this change ofheart, I believe it is for the better, and in fact think that the project, if it continues to strive to build truly great architecture, may come to be known as an icon of and for Toronto after all. But this will ultimately be up to the people to decide.

    For now, it appears, that the emphasis, focus, and conversation of the project has finally returned to the architecture itself, rather than a superficial notion of building an icon. And we can now begin to talk about the towers cascading like waterfalls, solid-void relationships, proportions, and relationships to the surrounding site and urban context. We can talk about materiality, texture, and light, and we can analyze how the new structure will meet the street.

    For example, in terms of the current projects urban presence, there now appears to be a well-balanced approach to the streetscape through the maintaining of the existing street edge for a large portion of the block along King Street, between John Street and Ed Mirvish Way, while the Northwest corner of King and John will see the new structures meet the ground, creating a new presence and dialogue with the city, while not completely swamping the site. These were not conversation that could be had before, but I am thankful that we have finally arrived at this point.

    Mirvish + Gehry have seemingly listened to what the people of Toronto (saving both the theatre, and warehouses in part), and its city planners want (resulting in a project of a more reasonable density but perhaps this has been seen as the compromise needed to give the project a fighting chance for approval), while still allowing for Gehry to make use to his own artistic genius. This has shown that people can advocate for their cities, architects can work creatively within this desires, and I believe we have gotten a much more elegant design proposal as a result.

    We can now all go back to gushing over Gehry.

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    How your new East Perth will look - May 27, 2014 by admin

    More details have been released about the transformation of an extensive plot in East Perth. Photo: Aleisha Orr

    The revitalisation of the quieter part of East Perth is progressing with the old Chem Centre building going on the market.

    Minister for Planning John Day announced that expressions of interest were being sought for developers work on the 5,335sqm site.

    With potential for retail, residential and commercial accommodation ranging from four to 16-storeys, development of the site Lot 101, Hay Street- will ensure the new East Perth community has adequate access to a variety of shops and essential services close to where they live, he said.

    Lot 101 Hay Street will breathe new life into the area.

    The development is expected to brighten up the area that will also benefit from other works happening in the area as part of the state governments Riverside project.

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    Further east, next year Lend Lease will start construction on Waterbank which includes as extension of Hay Street to the Swan River, a public beach, jetty and up to 1000 new apartments, Mr Day said.

    The heritage listed building is the pink brick building behind us and that has been used for, I would say, 30 to 40 years, as the Chemistry Centre laboratories for Western Australia.

    The Chemistry Centre is an important agency in analysing a whole range of scientific tests in relation to illicit drugs for example, environmental protection, the racing industry, they play an important role in and other scientific research, theyve been relocated about eight years ago I think it was, into a new building purpose built for them at Curtin University site, this site has been disused since then.

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