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FS Group Architects Welcomes Harry Knapp, AIA, NCARB to Their Houston Office

With 30 years of experience in Architectural design, documentation and construction management, Harry brings a high level of expertise and a multitude of skills to the team. He has been instrumental in 175 projects of over 10 million built square feet. His experience includes a wide range of project types including Laboratory, Educational, institutional, commercial, retail, professional and medical office, adaptive reuse, historic preservation, food service & residential design. Harry additionally contributes specialized knowledge in master planning and commercial site development.

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2020 AIA Houston Ben Brewer Young Architect - AJ Sustaita, AIA

Corgan is proud to announce that AJ Sustaita, AIA, has been named the 2020 AIA Houston Ben Brewer Young Architect. The award was named in honor of Ben Brewer, FAIA, for his distinguished service to the profession and significant influence on young professionals. It recognizes excellence in ability, exceptional work, and significant contributions in the practice of architecture by architects who are in their first 10 years of practice.

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Mirador Group has promoted Krystyn Haecker, AIA to Associate Principal.

Mirador Group has promoted Krystyn Haecker, AIA to Associate Principal. Haecker joined Mirador Group in 2013, during which time she has managed luxury multifamily projects from programming through construction, including Giorgetti Houston, The Sophie at Bayou Bend, Riva at the Park, Bell Heights and The Westmore. Haecker served as AIA Houston Women in Architecture Committee Chair in 2018 and currently serves as the Texas Society of Architects Vice President of Professional Development.

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John Kirksey, Chairman and founder of Kirksey Architecture, awarded the 2020 Master Builder Award

The Associated General Contractors (AGC) Houston presented John Kirksey, Chairman and founder of Kirksey Architecture, with the 2020 Master Builder Award at the APEX Gala for his invaluable contributions to the industry and community at large. The AGC Houston's Awards for Project Excellence (APEX) recognizes firms in the industry for their excellence in construction. The APEX “A Starry Night” Gala was held on Saturday, May 22nd, at The Houstonian Hotel after being postponed multiple times due to COVID-19.

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Houston school receives distinguished sustainability award. The Monarch School and Institute was awarded IFIL’s prestigious Petal Certification.

International Living Future Institute (IFLI) awarded The Monarch School and Institute Living Building v2.1 Petal Certification. The Monarch School and Institute was the first in the state of Texas to be certified under the Petal Certification and the first in Houston (5th in the state) to receive an IFLI certification. The school is extremely excited to be recognized for their sustainable design and living building journey, which began in March of 2012, with the receipt of this Petal Certification.

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VLK Architects Celebrate the Dedication of Katy ISD’s McElwain Elementary School

VLK Architects and Katy Independent School District board members joined together to commemorate the new Peter McElwain Elementary School with a dedication ceremony. Chosen as the namesake due to his commitment and dedication to Katy ISD, Peter McElwain led a 30-year career serving as a Katy ISD District Architect. During the ceremony, he was presented with a portrait for the campus to proudly display as a reminder of the namesake and the legacy that will live on in this building for generations.

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VLK Architects Celebrates Dedication Ceremony with Galena Park ISD for the Jacinto City Elementary School Replacement

Houston, Texas, (March 29, 2021) — VLK Architects and Galena Park Independent School District board members joined together to commemorate the new Jacinto City Elementary School Replacement with a dedication ceremony. The theme, incorporating a nod to the previous elementary school, includes the desires of the community as expressed by design teams composed of district and campus leaders, teachers, community members, and students.

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Northwood Apartments, a Multifamily Housing Community, to Replace Housing Lost During Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON, TX (Tuesday, March 23, 2021) – The Harris County Housing Authority (HCHA), Harris County – Community Services Department (HCCSD), Harris County Precinct One Commissioner Rodney Ellis, the Texas General Land Office (GLO), and the development partner LDG Development (LDG) celebrate the groundbreaking of Northwood Apartments, a multifamily development located at 12620 Eastex Freeway to replace housing lost during Hurricane Harvey. The development is financed with Harris County’s Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds in conjunction with private financing from Citi Community Capital and AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC.

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Sarah Killingsworth featured on The Young Architect Podcast

In this interview, Sarah talks about where her career went after architecture school. She discusses working in an organization that focuses on K-12 public education buildings, and how that work connects to the communities that she works in. Sarah also talks about the architecture licensing exams and the challenges and biases inherent in them. Listen in to the episode to hear Sarah talk about educating and encouraging young architects, licensing exams, and what Sarah would like to see changed in architecture culture.