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SmithGroupJJR’s Marianne O’Brien and Mark Roddy Elevated to Fellow of the American Institute of Architects

July 17, 2014

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s leading architecture, engineering and planning firms, is pleased to announce that Marianne O’Brien, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, and Mark Roddy, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, have been elevated to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) College of Fellows. The recognition reflects their significant contributions...

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Centennial Hall at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Opens

July 10, 2014

The new, $44.5 million Centennial Hall has opened on the campus of the University of Wisconsin (UW)-Eau Claire. National architecture and engineering firm SmithGroupJJR partnered with La Crosse, Wisconsin-based River Architects to design the 182,000-square-foot building.

Centennial Hall houses the College of Education and Human Scie...

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SmithGroupJJR’s Troy Thompson Appointed to the U.S. International Council on Monuments and Sites

July 7, 2014

SmithGroupJJR Vice President Troy Thompson, AIA, LEED AP, has been appointed to the U.S. International Council on Monuments and Sites (US/ICOMOS) National Committee.

The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) is a non-governmental international organization dedicated to the conservation of the world's monuments an...

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SmithGroupJJR wins Merit Award from Illinois Chapter, American Society of Landscape Architects

June 17, 2014

SmithGroupJJR was awarded a 2014 Merit Award by the Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ILASLA) for its Main Street streetscape design in the Village of Lisle, Illinois.

The ILASLA awards program, which each year recognizes outstanding landscape architecture projects in the State of Illinois, was held o...

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SmithGroupJJR Reaches 100 LEED certified projects

June 10, 2014

SmithGroupJJR, a long-time leader of sustainable design, has reached the 100 LEED project milestone.

The firm recently achieved its 100th LEED certified project: the LEED-NC Platinum Oakland University Human Health Building, constructed in Rochester, Mich.  With the milestone, the 161-year-old architecture and engineering ...