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Two SmithGroupJJR Architects Elevated to the AIA’s College of Fellows for 2018

March 22, 2018

Suzanne Napier and Rosa Sheng recognized for their impact on society, contributions to the profession

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation's largest integrated design firms, congratulates Suzanne Napier and Rosa Sheng on being elevated to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) College of Fellows. This recognition reflects the si...

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SmithGroupJJR Expands Services, Adds Architectural Design Expertise at Madison Office

March 6, 2018

Move supports strategy to expand the firm’s expertise, reach in Wisconsin

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation's largest integrated design firms, will now offer architecture services at its Madison, Wisconsin office for the first time in the company’s history.

With 12 offices in the U.S. and China, SmithGroupJJ...

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Travis County Medical Examiner’s New Office, designed by SmithGroupJJR, opens in Austin

March 5, 2018

New $28 million building, triple the size of prior facility, features design that strives to bring positive public awareness to forensic science

The new, $28 million Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office, designed by SmithGroupJJR, opened in Austin, Texas on January 22, 2018. The 52,000-square-foot building, more than three ...

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Steven Baumgartner joins SmithGroupJJR as Urban Systems and Infrastructure Strategist

February 20, 2018

Move broadens firm’s expertise in large-scale energy planning, resiliency and sustainability for the built environment.

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s leading integrated design firms, has hired Steven Baumgartner, PE, EcoDistricts AP, CEM, HPBD, LEED AP, as an urban systems and infrastructure strategist. As a princip...

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American Institute of Architects honors SmithGroupJJR’s Michelle Acosta and Stephen Parker with 2018 Young Architects Award

February 9, 2018

SmithGroupJJR is pleased to announce that Michelle Acosta and Stephen Parker have received the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2018 Young Architects Award. SmithGroupJJR is the only firm with multiple honorees in this year’s class of 18 award recipients.

The AIA Young Architects Award recognizes professionals ...