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University of Illinois’ Electrical and Computer Engineering Building, designed by SmithGroupJJR, named R&D Magazine’s Laboratory of the Year

April 27, 2016

ILLINOIS promotes interdisciplinary interaction in teaching and research building that’s net-zero ready

One of the nation’s highest performing teaching and research facilities has been named R&D Magazine’s 2016 Laboratory of the Year. Designed by SmithGroupJJR, the $95 million, 230,000-square-foot Electrical an...

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Clare Jagenow of SmithGroupJJR elected President of the American Society of Landscape Architects Michigan Chapter

April 18, 2016

Clare Jagenow, RLA, ASLA, a landscape architect at SmithGroupJJR, has been elected 2016 President of the Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).

An active member of ASLA Michigan for over 10 years, Jagenow served six years concurrently as the editor of SITES and as a member of the executive committee...

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SmithGroupJJR adds Larry Wilson as Senior Mechanical Engineer at Chicago office

March 21, 2016

Expert in healthcare design and high-performance systems

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s largest architecture, engineering and planning firms, has hired Larry Wilson, PE, LEED AP at its Chicago office.

Wilson joins SmithGroupJJR as a senior mechanical engineer, providing design leadership for both the Chicago...

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“Built by Women” program honors two SmithGroupJJR project teams

March 17, 2016

Two SmithGroupJJR women-led project teams will be honored on March 18, 2016 by the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation’s Built by Women program in a celebration held at the National Building Museum.

The American University Washington College of Law team comprising of Project Designer Lori Cappuccio, Project Architect Jamie ...

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SmithGroupJJR promotes Lise Newman to Workplace Practice Leader

March 4, 2016

Business strategy expert works to ensure clients’ work environments support their business goals

Corporate workplace facility and business strategy expert Lise Newman, AIA, has been promoted to Workplace Practice leader at SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s largest architecture, engineering, interiors and planning firms....