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SmithGroupJJR promotes Chris Purdy to Learning Practice Leader

July 28, 2015

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s largest architecture, engineering and planning firms, has promoted Chris Purdy, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, to leader of its international Learning Practice. Purdy succeeds Mike Medici, who was recently elected as the firm’s president and managing partner.

In his new role, Purdy heads SmithGroup...

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SmithGroupJJR Promotes John Crump to Workplace Studio Leader at Washington, DC Office

June 29, 2015

SmithGroupJJR has promoted John Crump, AIA, LEED AP, to leader of the Workplace Studio at its Washington, DC office.

In his new role, Crump directs the planning and design services of the Washington, DC office’s Workplace Studio, mentors staff and provides his project management and design expertise. He is also advancing the f...

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SmithGroupJJR Hires Bryan Cannon to Lead Science & Technology Studio at Washington, DC Office

June 23, 2015

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s leading architecture, engineering and planning firms, has hired Bryan Cannon, AIA, to lead the Science & Technology Studio at its Washington, DC office. Cannon brings his industry-leading expertise to the studio and its growing presence in the region.

Cannon was formerly design principal ...

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John D. Dingell Transit Center Begins Operation

June 12, 2015

The new $28.2 million John D. Dingell Transit Center has begun operation in Dearborn, Michigan, positioning the city as a pivotal player in transit connections within southeast Michigan and throughout the region. Planning and design of the project was the result of a collaboration of SmithGroupJJR and Neumann/Smith Architecture. 

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SmithGroupJJR’s Joyce Polhamus Elevated to Fellow of the American Institute of Architects

June 8, 2015

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s leading architecture, engineering and planning firms, is pleased to announce that Joyce Polhamus, leader of the firm’s San Francisco Health Studio, has been elevated to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) College of Fellows. 

The recognition reflects her significant contribu...