All industries have buzzwords to express new trends. These buzzwords are used to describe very complex ideas or, at the very least, get people excited about a topic. One word that is buzzing in the #architecture industry is “urban metabolism”. According to nextcity.org the concept is explored in a special issue of a Yale publication “…devoted […]Read More
Project: Creekside Village Assisted Living Facility, Phase I
Creekside Village Assisted Living Facility is the first phase of a multi-phase senior development site located in Smyrna, GA. The estimated $10.9 million dollar project will be a 78,500 sq. ft., 3-story building with 108 rooms and a designated wing for those who need more intense support due to dementia or other memory related functions. […]Read More
Diversity is the cornerstone of many American service firms. It’s a practice that rewards both its employees and clients. When I joined Wakefield Beasley & Associates just over a year ago, I was inspired by the variety of projects we are involved in. This was a major deciding factor in choosing to work for the […]Read More
Creative Office & Tech Summit.
The first panel of the morning included Lamar Wakefield of Wakefield Beasley & Associates, Jeff Keppen of CBRE, John Kelley of North American Properties, and Cliff Seal of Pardot. They were invited to discuss the importance of creative office spaces and technology within retail-mixed use developments such as Avalon. Gigabit internet and other upcoming technologies […]Read More
WBA Co-Sponsors Redevelopment Peer Tour
Wakefield Beasley & Associates was one of the proud sponsors of the Redevelopment Peer tour led by Partnership Gwinnett. Please read the article below describing the one day tour to Greenville, SC. (GWINNETT- METRO ATLANTA) September 16, 2013 — The community and economic development initiative, Partnership Gwinnett, led its second annual Redevelopment Peer Tour to Greenville, SC, […]Read More
IIDA Dressed Competition.
The International Interior Design Association’s Georgia Chapter is holding its annual Dressed Event in September. The competition pairs Atlanta’s most talented Interior Designers & Architects with industry manufacturers to create original, wearable garments for a runway extravaganza. Teams of designers are challenged to construct a unique, creative garment made almost entirely from their manufacturers product. Past garments […]Read More
Top 300 Architecture Firms.
Wakefield Beasley & Associates was named in the top 300 Architecture Firms of 2012. This exciting news and we look forward to making our way up the list in 2013! Read more here – http://archrecord.construction.com/practice/top250/2013/top300-architecture-firms-1.aspRead More
Lanier Technical College Expansion.
Wakefield Beasley & Associates and WB Interiors are serving as the program experts for Lanier Technical College’s expansion project in Barrow County. This 65,000 GSF building will be the initial building on the 20 acre site with the anticipation of building future structures to create more of a campus plan. We will be providing all […]Read More
The Coffee Won't Make Itself.
The summer internship season is upon us and five fresh-faced college students have joined us here at WBA. We have some bright, young students and we look forward to teaching them many valuable skills and providing good exposure to the world of architecture. We are so pleased that we can be part of this important step […]Read More
Forsyth County Jail and Courthouse.
At the recent annual State of the Community address, Board of Commission Chairman Pete Amos spoke about the growth of the county and the additions that are coming in the near future. One of the key topics during this event was the recently designed 158,000-square foot courthouse and 170,000-square foot jail. Wakefield Beasley & Associates, […]Read More