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One of Atlanta’s Most Admired CEOs

Posted on August 25, 2017

All us of at WBA could not agree more with the inclusion of Lamar Wakefield as one of Atlanta’s Most Admired CEOs. His vision and leadership continues to inspire our firm. Take a minute to get to know Lamar in this Q&A in the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Read More

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Architect ‘went above and beyond’ to become Paulding jail designer

Posted on June 28, 2017

Paulding Board of Commissioners members Tuesday voted to approve a $3.6 million contract with Alpharetta-based Wakefield, Beasley and Associates for architectural and engineering services for the planned replacement county Adult Detention and Law Enforcement Center.   Read More

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Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “Atlanta’s Top 25 Architectural Firms.”

Posted on June 16, 2017

Success is not found, it is earned through the hard work of dedicated teams, and the Wakefield Beasley & Associates Team is honored to be ranked in the top three of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “Atlanta’s Top 25 Architectural Firms.” Read More

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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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