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Memorial Services Held for Robert L. Shaw, Jr., AIA

December 6, 2010

Memorial services were held today for Robert L. Shaw, Jr., AIA, who served as a member of the SmithGroup Board of Directors and was director of the firm's Dallas office. Shaw died on December 2, 2010 of pancreatic cancer. He was 56. The standing-room-only service at Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas, was attended by...

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SmithGroup Volunteers with Chesapeake Bay Foundation

October 25, 2010

To celebrate reaching and surpassing 50 LEED certified projects, staff from SmithGroup's 11 offices across the U.S. are each volunteering 50 hours for a local environmental, non-profit group. Many of the SmithGroup volunteer teams are working on restoration projects that protect and restore sensitive ecologies that act as natural ...

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Historic Steam Plant at Duke University wins three AIA North Carolina Design Awards

October 5, 2010

The renovation and restoration of the Duke University East Campus Steam Plant was honored with three different awards for excellence in historic preservation and adaptive reuse at the 2010 American Institute of Architects (AIA) North Carolina Design and Chapter Awards Gala. The project was presented with a Merit Award for overall desi...

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Green Design is Great Design Recognized at St. Mary's College of Maryland

October 1, 2010

Goodpaster Hall at St. Mary's College of Maryland shows that environmentally intelligent buildings can also be beautifully designed. The 57,000 gross-square-foot teaching and research laboratory picked up the top Honor Award for Excellence in Design from the Maryland chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The jury commen...

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SmithGroup Reaches 50 LEED Certified Projects

September 16, 2010

Kicks off "50 for 50" volunteer program to celebrate milestone For SmithGroup, one of the nation's leading sustainable design firms, the struggling economy hasn't dampened its clients desire for "green," environmentally friendly buildings. This month SmithGroup celebrated achieving its 50th LEED certified pro...