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Architect Spotlight: WBA Architect Whitney Ashley Shines on Atlanta Beltline

Posted on October 29, 2015

WBA Architect Whitney Ashley is more than an architect in the Multifamily Studio. Whitney uses her creative skills to help envision a better Atlanta. She was chosen to design (and install) one of the art sculptures on the Atlanta Beltline. Learn more about these projects here: Art on the Atlanta BeltLine You should go see […]

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And the 2015 ULI Project of the Year winner is….

Posted on September 11, 2015

Congratulations to Lamar Wakefield, Mike Lentz, Roberto Valdez and their respective studios for winning the Urban Land Institute Atlanta 2015 Project of the Year for ‪‎Avalon‬. WBA is the architect behind this successful development. Press  Atlanta Business Chronicle: http://goo.gl/tRPQF0 A big congratulations to everyone involved in this project as well: Architect and Planning: Wakefield Beasley & Associates […]

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Q&A: What is Design-Build with WBA Architect Javier Santos

Posted on August 31, 2015

1. What does it mean to have “design-build”? (aka what is it?) It means that the contractor is the lead entity in the project. 2. I keep reading this is a fairly new concept, how does design-build differ from historic builds? (ex: 1900s vs. now) Historically the architect is the “conductor of the orchestra” who […]

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Guest Blog: NeoCon wrap up: Trends in Workplace Furniture & Design

Posted on July 24, 2015

Written By: Stephanie Douglass, Director of Workplace Strategy at Teknion Last month’s NeoCon  show in Chicago – the largest commercial interiors show in North America – unveiled a host of new furniture products as well as highlighted some major trends in workplace design thinking.  Here are the three of the top trends that we observed: Blurring of commercial […]

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Summer Feature: How to design interiors for Tech

Posted on July 22, 2015

Technology and design have long gone hand in hand. With a growing number of tech companies coming to Georgia our architects and interior designers are busy designing for tech. But for those of us outside the drawing rooms, what does tech look like? How do you design a functional space that also inspires and motivates […]

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Summer Feature: Cutting-edge Landscape Designs: 2015’s Newest Take on Modern Landscaping

Posted on July 9, 2015

Content Curated By: Cayce Hamilton & Nate Maiwald / Article By: Michelle Slatalla Garden design can make or break the looks of an outside environment. All the visible features of an area deserve to have an appealing appearance. The exterior presence of a piece of land can be transformed by merely changing its contours, adding […]

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Just In: WBA Jacksonville Commended by Florida Governor Rick Scott

Posted on July 8, 2015

WBA Jacksonville was ranked #1 in Construction Dollars and #4 Overall Architectural Firms by the Jacksonville Business Journal. Recently, Director Mike Lentz received a letter from Governor Rick Scott that commended WBA for “…building business that provides opportunities to families within your community.” In recent years Florida businesses have created 879,000 private sector jobs and the […]

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WBA Shanghai Honored to Meet Chinese Government Officials

Posted on July 2, 2015

In China, WBA is known as RWB. This is a translation from the original article located here: http://goo.gl/js5OVx Governor Ma Changqing, and officials from the New District Party committee of Gui’an, honored Russell Wakefield Beasley’s (RWB’s) Bill Russell and WBA Principal and Director of the Retail/Mixed Use Studio Mike Lentz by welcoming them to the New […]

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Guest Blog: Achievable Tolerances for Mortal Builders of Handrails

Posted on June 19, 2015

Guest Blog by: Macuch Steel  People build buildings.  However, being human means that nothing we do is perfect.  With this thought in mind – why do designers of buildings require handrails to be installed without negative tolerances? “Buildability” is a valid design objective that includes, among other factors, achievable tolerances.  Life Safety Code supports buildability of […]

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Trends in Municipal Architecture

Posted on June 17, 2015

View our PDF below to see what trends are dominating the Municipal Architecture field.

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