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University of Louisville's Clinical and Translational Research Building awarded LEED Gold Certification

August 12, 2010

The University of Louisville along with its architectural team of SmithGroup and Arrasmith, Judd, Rapp, Chovan Inc. have announced the acheivement of a LEED-NC Gold certification for the new Clinical and Translational Research Building. In the quest to continue to excel in the biomedical sciences nationwide, the University's Healt...

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National Intrepid Center of Excellence Opens

June 24, 2010

The National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), a privately-funded facility designed to treat service members with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and psychological health issues, opens today at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

The new $65 million, 72,000-square-foot NICoE facility, designed by SmithGrou...

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SmithGroup to provide interior design for VA at 425 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC

June 18, 2010

SmithGroup, one of the country's leading architecture and engineering firms, has been selected to provide full-service interior design and engineering services for the newly renovated building at 425 Eye Street, NW, in Washington, DC.

The General Services Administration recently signed a lease to take 285,000 square feet at the ...

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SmithGroup to Design New Minneapolis Headquarters for The Sartell Group

June 4, 2010

SmithGroup, one of the nation's largest architecture, engineering, interiors and planning firms, has been selected by The Sartell Group to design the firm's new office as they relocate to over 5,000 square feet in downtown Minneapolis, Minn.

Working in collaboration with The Sartell Group, SmithGroup is providing full in...

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Suzanne Napier promoted to head San Francisco Research and Learning Studio

May 20, 2010

SmithGroup (, one of the nation's leading architecture, engineering, interiors, and planning firms, has promoted Suzanne Napier, AIA, LEED AP, to lead the firm's research & learning studio in San Francisco.

A 22-year SmithGroup veteran, Napier succeeds William Diefenbach, FAIA, LEED AP, as head of ...