Category Archives: Transportation

LMN Architects Lecture Thursday 9/28

AIA Orlando’s Annual Meeting and Elections will take place first, followed by a presentation from LMN Architecture. LMN Architecture is 2016 AIA National Firm of the year, they are an innovative and exciting firm that will be sure to inspire. … Continue reading

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City of Orlando Pursuing ‘Complete Streets’ Concept

The Daily City just shared news of a new program the City of Orlando is pursuing. Orlando is establishing a formalized design guidebook and corridor selection for the implementation of Complete Streets in the City of Orlando, which will address the unbalanced … Continue reading

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UCF Students Propose Bridge Across Alafaya Trail

27 students of UCF School of Visual Arts and Design explored the idea of a bridge as art. From the practical to the sublime, their solutions wrestle with the architect’s challenge to infuse the structures of our lives with a beauty … Continue reading

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Bob Snow speaks on Downtown Rebirth

Bob Snow arrived in Orlando in the late ’70s after starting a successful nightlife district in Pensacola.  He bought up several blocks of derelict property around the historic Church Street Railroad Station, starting with a bar called Rosie O’Grady’s. Snow’s Church Street … Continue reading

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SchenkelShultz Plans Airport Expansion

SchenkelShultz Architecture announced it completed the master plan for the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority’s planned expansion. Above is their design for the Intermodal Hub. The hub will be sited south of the current terminal and runways, with a people mover … Continue reading

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Baldwin Park Architect’s Open House

        Curious about design? Interested in learning how various architects and firms approach the design process? Well here is your opportunity! Member firms are opening their doors to the public for an evening of architectural exploration.  Meet and talk … Continue reading

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Downtown Architect’s Open House

    Curious about design? Interested in learning how various architects and firms approach the design process? Well here is your opportunity! Member firms are opening their doors to the public for an evening of architectural exploration.  Meet and talk … Continue reading

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Sarasota County Area Transit, 2014 Merit Award

  Architects Design Guild won an Award of Merit, this year from the AIA Orlando Chapter for this new public transit hub in Sarasota. That coastal south Florida community is trying to breathe a new life into their public transportation system … Continue reading

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Maitland Works to Improve Sunrail Use

Like all cities that develop a commuter rail system, SunRail is already reshaping our metropolitan area. Ridership on SunRail is right near anticipated levels. Station ridership is constantly being reviewed to increase ridership. A recent article in the Orlando Sentinel … Continue reading

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Elegant Turnpike Service Plazas Raise the Bar

This project by Jacobs Global Building Design architects won a 2014 Award of Merit from the AIAOrlando chapter by an independent jury selection. Through a design inspired by Florida’s natural environment, the service plazas have been transformed from previously functional, … Continue reading

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