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SmithGroupJJR Promotes Ed Burton, Sven Shockey and Cheryl Zuellig to Vice President

December 14, 2016

Science & technology, design and landscape architecture experts elevated

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s leading architecture, engineering and planning firms, has promoted Ed Burton, Sven Shockey and Cheryl Zuellig to vice president.   

Ed Burton, RIBA, is promoted to vice president, continuing in hi...

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Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Creates a Destination Inside Terminal 3

December 6, 2016

DWL Architects | SmithGroupJJR | Corgan design unprecedented passenger experience that connects to the city and Sonoran desert landscape

The first of a three-part phased modernization of Terminal 3 at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport today opened its doors to the public.   

“We orchestrated the desi...

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SmithGroupJJR hires Kay Wulf as Workplace Studio Leader in Chicago

November 30, 2016

Long-time Chicago expert in the design of workplace interiors, asset repositioning and corporate headquarters

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s largest architecture, engineering, interior design, and planning firms, has hired Kay Wulf to lead the Workplace Studio at the firm’s Chicago office. She joins SmithGroupJJ...

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SmithGroupJJR hires George Athens as Workplace Studio Leader in Detroit office

November 22, 2016

Expert in transformation of workplaces to create high-performance environments based on data-supported human wellness

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation's largest architecture, engineering and planning firms, has hired George Athens, AIA, as Workplace Studio leader at the firm’s Detroit office.   

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SmithGroupJJR Reinvents Workplace Design Strategy at Chicago Office

November 15, 2016

New environment serves as an “exploratorium” for reimagining how the firm works

Workplace design experts at SmithGroupJJR announced that the top-ranked architecture, engineering, and design firm has relocated its Chicago operations into a new 21,000-sf workspace on the ninth floor of the historic Jeweler’s Building...

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SmithGroupJJR honored by the American Society of Landscape Architecture, Michigan Chapter

October 31, 2016

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s largest architecture, engineering and planning firms, has been honored by the Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (MiASLA). The recognition was made at the organization’s annual meeting, held on September 29 at the Thousand Oaks Golf Club, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Designed by SmithGroupJJR, World’s Largest Forensic Anthropology Laboratory is Complete

September 21, 2016

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency’s Forensic Identification Laboratory to aid in investigation, recovery and accounting of Americans lost at war The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency’s (DPAA) Forensic Identification Laboratory recently reached construction completion at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Oahu, Hawaii. Designed b...

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SmithGroupJJR Hires Elizabeth Robinson as Workplace Studio Leader in Dallas

September 14, 2016

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s largest architecture, engineering, interiors and planning firms, has hired Elizabeth Robinson to lead the Workplace Practice Studio at the firm’s Dallas office. She joins SmithGroupJJR from Seattle-based Collins Woerman, where she led its interior design practice.

In her role as Wo...

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National Museum of African American History and Culture to Open in Washington, DC on Sept. 24

August 31, 2016

As the “Solution Experts,” SmithGroupJJR guided Smithsonian through challenges during the $540 million museum’s design and construction

When President Barack Obama opens the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture to a worldwide audience on September 24, the design team from Smit...

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SmithGroupJJR Hires Michelle Acosta as Health Studio Project Manager in Phoenix

August 24, 2016

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s largest architecture, engineering, and planning firms, has hired Michelle Acosta, AIA, EDAC, as project manager at the firm’s Health Studio in Phoenix.

Acosta returns to Phoenix after three years at HDR, Los Angeles, where she was a project architect/manager working on a variety of heal...