AIA Gainesville Joins the Florida Community Design Center in New Downtown Space

AIA Gainesville and the Florida Community Design Center (FCDC) celebrated a new year of service to the design, architecture, preservation and sustainability with a move to new space in downtown Gainesville. The FCDC and AIA Gainesville are now sharing headquarters space at 101 North Main Street. “We are delighted to make this move as part of our … Continue reading AIA Gainesville Joins the Florida Community Design Center in New Downtown Space

Impact: 2015 AIA National Convention

“Be inspired…share our inspiration with others far and near… sharpen our skills and broaden our knowledge to lead the way to a more valued and influential profession…learn from one another and the programs and speakers found only here in Atlanta…explore this rapidly transforming city. Most of all, enjoy one another and make life-long friendships as you share your stories.” – Elizabeth Chu … Continue reading Impact: 2015 AIA National Convention

Local Architects and Students Light up the Night at October Artwalk

Students of architecture and members of the local architectural community participated in downtown Gainesville’s Artwalk on Friday, October 25 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. They showcased the creative side of their architecture. “It’s an opportunity for us both to show the artistic component of what we do,” said Ron Haase, a board member for … Continue reading Local Architects and Students Light up the Night at October Artwalk

AIA Gainesville has two “Top 100” Buildings

This year, to celebrate it’s 100th Anniversary, AIA Florida initiated a statewide, online competition to choose among Florida’s favorite buildings. The competition was called “Florida Architecture: 100 Years 100 Places.”  AIA Florida’s local chapters initially nominated many buildings – and  a panel of architects narrowed the list down to a top 100. Voting was open … Continue reading AIA Gainesville has two “Top 100” Buildings

City of Gainesville Beautification Awards

On April 25, 2012, the City of Gainesville announced out the following Beautification Awards: Institutional Facilities: A Nan Buddhist Temple –  Bob Taylor, AIA – Scherer Construction Gainesville Fire Station 8 –  Bentley Architects & Engineers, Inc. (Longwood, FL) Reichert House – William Brame, AIA,  Brame Architects Commercial & Retail Businesses: Fletcher Executive Center – Bob Taylor, … Continue reading City of Gainesville Beautification Awards

Williston Church of God

Designed by architect Robert Hanselman, AIA for a brand new site, this new worship facility is 38,842 gsf.  The design for the Church needed to be very efficient so many shapes and arrangements were designed for the heart of the facility which is the main Sanctuary.  After many attempts the hexagon shape became the most efficient to … Continue reading Williston Church of God