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Our Architectural Guidebook was featured last week on WMFE public radio. Check it out at the link: https://www.wmfe.org/the-architectural-guidebook-to-central-florida/72955 The book can be purchased for $35 plus tax and shipping through the AIA Orlando Office: 801 N Magnolia Ave, Suite 109 … Continue reading

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Barn Hopping: An AIA Orlando Christmas Event

Lets GO Barn Hopping: An AIA Orlando Christmas Event December 15 from 6:30-9:30 Hosted by: Gleman and Sons-Specializing in reclaimed wood, millwork and genuine barn board interiors. Refreshments, food and mead (Champagne and Egg Nog) will be served. Location: 110 … Continue reading

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New Luxury Townhomes for Winter Park

The former Spanish Oaks Apartments and Golfview Apartments on the southwest corner of North Park Avenue and Whipple Avenue are expected to be torn down in the next few weeks, which will make way for the 10-unit, “ultra luxury” townhome … Continue reading

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OFA fundraiser 360 Challenge

In less than a year the American Institiute of Architects National Convention is coming to Orlando! In order to showcase our impressive local architecture and city, and to garner individual support of educational tours, programs, and activities by AIA Orlando’s … Continue reading

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Lake Nona Adds More Sports Office Space

Place Alliance, a multi-discipline design firm, has designed a new 50,000-square-foot, two-story multitenant office building in its 300-acre Sports & Performance District, which so far has the $70 million USTA National Campus under construction and plans for a $20 million … Continue reading

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10 Tallest Buildings in Orlando

Here is an fun photo gallery showing you the tallest buildings in Orlando. The newest are not always the tallest, but I don’t want to spoil the surprise. You can check it out at this link to the Orlando Sentinel: … Continue reading

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Urban-Suburban Densification

Richard Reep has written an article in the New Geography about new mixed use projects going up in the Orlando area, and how they impact existing infrastructure, traffic and views. He discusses differences between real city Downtowns, and these ‘Mixed-Use Projects”. … Continue reading

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Daytona Beach MOAS Expansion

Last fall the Museum of Arts and Sciences, Daytona Beach opened their new West Galleries wing. The architect, VOA Associates Inc., was kind to share these photos with you. The museum is pleased to announce the completion and opening of the new West Wing … Continue reading

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Embry-Riddle Wind Tunnel Complex

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has announced a new engineering school facility with a wind tunnel lab. The new complex designed by PGAL of Boca Raton will be the first buildings in Embry-Riddle’s new 100 acre research park on Clyde Morris Boulevard in … 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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