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Diamond View III Begins Construction in Downtown Durham

May 29, 2012

Mixed-use development, designed by SmithGroupJJR, will complete Diamond View complex at historic American Tobacco Campus The Diamond View III mixed-use development, designed by SmithGroupJJR, is now under construction at 359 Blackwell Street in downtown Durham, N.C. The new five-story facility in the city's burgeoning enterta...

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SmithGroupJJR Promotes Heather Chung to Lead Health Planning Studio

May 16, 2012

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation's largest architecture, engineering and planning firms, has elevated Heather Chung, Assoc. AIA, EDAC, LEED AP BD+C, to lead the health planning studio in its San Francisco office. Chung possesses a distinct combination of architectural design experience, coupled with a background in facilities stra...

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University of the Pacific selects SmithGroupJJR to design new Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

May 1, 2012

New campus to rejuvenate San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood University of the Pacific has selected SmithGroupJJR, one of the country's leading architecture, engineering and planning firms, to provide architectural services for a new dental school campus in San Francisco's South of Market district. The Arthur...

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Cranbrook Art Museum Renovation & Collections Addition Reopens

April 17, 2012

SmithGroupJJR design celebrates Saarinen's architectural masterpiece, creates state-of-the-art conservation environment The Cranbrook Art Museum recently reopened in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. following a $22 million renovation and addition, designed by SmithGroupJJR. The 2-year project entailed construction of the museum's new C...

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SmithGroupJJR's Paul Urbanek Elevated to Fellow of the American Institute of Architects

February 29, 2012

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation's leading architecture, engineering and planning firms, is pleased to announce that Paul Urbanek, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, vice president, has been elevated to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) College of Fellows. This tribute reflects Urbanek's significant contributions to the profession of arc...