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KWK Architects designs new study lounges/simulated exam rooms at Washington University Medical School’s Farrell Learning and Teaching Center

In order to meet the needs of curriculum renewal and new teaching pedagogy, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis desired renovations to its Farrell Learning and Teaching Center (FLTC) that would support medical education by improving flexibility and providing updated technology. KWK Architects was contracted by the medical school to renovate the center’s third and fourth floors (14,600 square feet) into student study lounges and multi-purpose group study/small meeting rooms and provide additional simulated exam rooms to the building’s fifth floor.

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Macmillan Learning tenant improvement project in Austin, Texas

The Cushing Terrell-designed tenant improvement project for Macmillan Learning’s 32,000-square-foot office in Austin, Texas supports their goal to cultivate knowledge sharing among customers and team members alike. A publishing company that develops digital tools for the education industry, their mission is to enrich lives through learning.

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Stantec-designed Adela at MiMo Bay residential building is complete

Stantec announces the completion of the new five-story Adela at MiMo Bay apartments located next to Legion Memorial Park in Miami’s Upper Eastside. The project features 236 residential units, pool deck with panoramic views of Biscayne Bay, a 370-space parking garage, and a new 15,000 square-foot American Legion Post 29 facility. Stantec provided architecture, structural engineering, MEP engineering, and interior design services for the project.

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KWK Architects transforms Bernard Becker Medical Library at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Transforming Bernard Becker Medical Library into an education service and technology hub was one of the initial steps in a five-year plan by Washington University School of Medicine to better integrate its St. Louis campus. The program, called Building Campus Connections, focuses on incorporating educational services, expanding clinical space, and improving research and service facilities while building a cohesive, collaborative environment. KWK Architects took the lead role in designing renovations to Becker Library’s basement, ground floor lobby entrance, and second through seventh levels.

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ASID tackles changing industry landscape with 2021 Outlook and State of Interior Design Report

Following a tumultuous 2020, all industries are seeking insight and assurances as 2021 gets into full swing. To keep interior design practitioners and professionals on the cusp of these relevant changes as related to global trends, economic indicators, and beyond, the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has released its annual Outlook and State of Interior Design Report.

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction completes Northwest Independent School District’s Haslet Elementary School

Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP) has completed Northwest Independent School District’s (ISD) Haslet Elementary School. Nicknamed “The Nest,” the school’s high-volume learning commons and library were designed to emulate a tree house and act as a central point for the facility. Adjacent to the learning commons are classrooms, additional flex space, and focus rooms with movable walls that allow teachers to scale learning environments outside of the classroom and create greater adaptability for learning of all types. The facility also features curtain walls to allow for natural light.

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HBA completes redesign of Fairmont Gold at Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Hirsch Bedner Associates San Francisco (HBA) has completed the redesign and expansion of Fairmont Gold at Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Immersed in refined modern mountain luxury, the design of the new boutique hotel experience embodies its magnificent alpine setting and the surrounding culture of Whistler, layered with warmth and elegance.

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Maison de la Luz in New Orleans

Maison de la Luz from Atelier Ace is a new luxury guesthouse designed in collaboration by EskewDumezRipple and interior design firm Studio Shamshiri. The design team worked in tandem to transform the legacy six-story, 55,464-square-foot former City Hall annex into a sophisticated destination. Located in the warehouse district near Lafayette Square, the 1906 building was originally designed by Allison Owen of Diboll and Owen Architects in the Italianate style, typical of turn-of-the-century buildings in New Orleans.

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