Category Archives: Architects & Design Firms

LMN Lecture Rescheduled Thursday 11/17

This Thursday November 17, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm CityLab Orlando- 500 West Livingston Street, Orlando, FL 32801 LMN Architects: In Service Stephen Van Dyck, AIA, LEED AP Partner, LMN Architects Stephen Van Dyck, Design Partner at LMN Architects, will … Continue reading

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Central Florida Architecture Guide in Development

Scheduled for release at the end of 2016, check back here from time to time for more info on this full color book currently being compiled. The Orlando Foundation for Architecture is working hard on completing –An Architectural Guide to Central … Continue reading

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Isabel Roberts Honored with Gravestone

Isabel Roberts (1871-1955) once worked at the right hand of Frank Lloyd Wright, who designed a house that bears her name in Illinois. In Orlando during the 1920s, she joined Ida Annah Ryan — the first woman in the nation … Continue reading

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Lake Sumter State College plans new Science-Health Building

Nebraska-based architecture firm Leo A. Daly has designed the Clermont-based college’s new science-health building. The 51,000 square foot building has just broken ground, and is estimated to cost $11.6 million. When completed, the building will have labs for biology, microbiology, chemistry, … Continue reading

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The Yard At Virginia and Orange

The Yard is a mixed use complex ready to break ground any day. It will stretch from Virginia, north, almost to Lake Formosa along the east side of the SunRail tracks, and relocate Alden Road. Its 7 story apartment façade will … Continue reading

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Historic Cameo Theater Gets AIA Florida Award

If you haven’t noticed, the Cameo Theater at 1013 East Colonial Drive has been restored and is the new home of the Snap! Orlando Photography Gallery. It also just received the AIA Florida 2015 Honor Award for Historic Preservation/Restoration. Originally … Continue reading

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18 Local Architecture Firms Rank in National Top 300

Architectural Record Magazine issued their Top 300 List for 2015. Among those that made the list, 18 firms had branch offices or were headquartered here. While locals feel we are a small town, the architectural firms here are big league companies. Three … Continue reading

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The Mid Century Motel gets Supersized at Universal Orlando

Universal’s  1800 Room Cabana Bay Beach Resort is Universal’s latest addition to its collection of on property guest resorts adjacent to its Universal Studios and Universal Islands of Adventure Theme parks. This property was featured in last month’s issue of Architectural … Continue reading

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Contemporary Look for Nemours Ronald McDonald House

Since the Nemours Hospital in Lake Nona is more like a giant colorful child’s play toy than a hospital, it seems only fitting that the new Ronald McDonald house depart from the large Victorian farmhouse look as well. Currently under construction in … Continue reading

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Way Cool Homes Tour

Phil Kean Design Group focuses their design studio on Modern styling. The houses they have designed are sleek, clean and spacious, with an open flow between the inside and outdoor entertainment areas. Sign up for this AIA Orlando event, and be treated to … Continue reading

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