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Flowery Branch City Hall

Posted on July 19, 2016

WBA was selected for the Design and Construction Services at the New Flowery Branch City Hall and Community Center with Plaza. The Flowery Branch City Hall is the first step to revitalizing the city’s historic district – the downtown area. The project includes a Community Room that spills out into a large plaza area allowing the city […]

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Architecture for Outcomes; Rehabilitation, Safety & Recidivism for Juvenile Youth

Posted on March 8, 2016

Nearly 100,000 juvenile youth are locked up behind bars, within cinderblock cells, breathing cold, stale air and residing within aggressive environments. When children are committed in a punitive setting, they learn to become better criminals- which is why recidivism rates can be so high in areas of the country where juvenile justice facilities mirror high […]

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Forsyth County Courthouse wins ACI Georgia Award

Posted on February 1, 2016

For Immediate Release – The American Concrete Institute, Georgia (ACI) has announced Metromont Corporation (Precast Building Solutions) as winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award in the Mid-Rise Category for the Forsyth County Courthouse. Wakefield Beasley & Associates, Municipal Studio, is the architect behind the courthouse and will be attending the ceremony as guests with Metromont Corporation. […]

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Juvenile Facility Conversion 101

Posted on January 5, 2016

For many delinquent youth, juvenile detention centers are the last stop  in life of crime and unrest.  Until recently however, these facilities were treated more like adult jails; warehousing young violent and non-violent offenders, resulting in unemployment, delinquency, and a permanent life of crime. Due to Juvenile Justice Reform, there has been a greater emphasis […]

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Forsyth County Courthouse Annex

Posted on December 24, 2015

WBA was commissioned by the Forsyth County government to rennovate the former courthouse in downtown Cumming, GA. The $1.5m rennovation of the 38,000SF space required renovation of spaces that house the probate court and administration on the basement level and the sheriff’s department/administration on the first and second floor. Several areas needed to be completely reworked […]

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Georgia Gwinnett College, Academic Building

Posted on December 24, 2015

WBA was commissioned by the Georgia Gwinnett College to design a new academic building. The new building will be 54,000 SF for new classrooms and faculty offices. It is scheduled to be completed in June 2016 and open for classes in Fall 2016. Learn more about the school here: Press: GGC Blog:

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Update: Braves Park

Posted on December 22, 2015

Wakefield Beasley & Associates is the architect behind the new Braves year-round mixed-use facility. WBA is responsible for all facets of the architectural design process for the ‘The Battery’ multi-family, retail and Comcast office building. The work of an architect is always in the details and making sure those details are correct. Recently the WBA […]

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Gwinnett Technical College (North)

Posted on December 21, 2015

Wakefield Beasley & Associates designed the first building of the North Fulton Campus of Gwinnett Technical College. Several key features of the building includes 93,000 SF of space and a statement type of design approach that sets a new standard for the College. Some of the key spaces include lecture halls, laboratories, traditional classrooms and […]

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Project: Forsyth County Courthouse

Posted on December 4, 2015

WBA is the architect behind the new Forsyth County Courthouse and jail. The courthouse opened earlier this year, and the new jail is under construction currently. WBA architect Whitney Regan did an incredible fly-over this past weekend and here are some of the aerial shots from above. To learn more about the courthouse click here.

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Phase II : Paulding Sheriff’s Office and Training Facility

Posted on November 24, 2015

Wakefield Beasley & Associates was awarded Phase I and II of the new Paulding Sheriff’s Office and Training Facility Complex located in Dallas, GA. Phase I, an outdoor firing range, was completed in 2014 and phase II, the Training Facility, was completed in November 2015. The brand new training facility is 10,000 square feet and […]

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