Tag Archives: Orange County

Vote for Orlando Buildings in AIA Florida Peoples Choice Awards

AIA Florida has released the 2016 Peoples Choice competition. AIA Orlando has 3 buildings in the competition this year, Morimoto Asia, Daytona International Speedway, and Cameo Theater. Be sure to get your votes in! Here is the link to vote: http://floridapeopleschoice.com/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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Vote Now for Central Florida in 2015 People’s Choice

48 dramatic new buildings are up for public favorites voting, in the 2015 2nd Annual Peoples Choice Awards by the Florida Foundation for Architecture, a popular project by AIA Florida. LINK TO VOTE AT BOTTOM OF PAGE. This year 5 … Continue reading

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New Orange County Preservation Trust

You may have seen the article this past week in the Orlando Sentinel about a new 501c3 in Orange County that is focused on education and advocacy on behalf of the county’s historic properties.  OPT’s purpose is to serve as … Continue reading

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A Look at Citi Tower Downtown Orlando

Baker Barrios Architects is the project designer for a new 23 story apartment tower in Downtown Orlando. The project will be located on the northeast corner of East Church Street and Lake Avenue. The project which will have parking in the … Continue reading

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Citrus Bowl Releases Vitual Walk-thru Video

The Citrus Bowl has released an update to their design with exterior renderings and a video walk through. The renderings show a colorful framework on the east and west sides of the stadium creating a set of bookends to cover … Continue reading

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10 Years Ago, Orange County Convention Center

Here is another look back 10 years, to see what buildings were honored in 2004 by the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects. One of 2004’s award winning designs was the Orange County Convention Center Addition. It received the AWARD OF MERIT … Continue reading

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Trader Joe’s Second Central Florida Location

Orlando-based Unicorp National Developments Inc. signed a lease with the Monrovia, Calif.-based niche grocery store chain and is gearing up to submit a plan to Orange County for the $12 million Parkside at Dr. Phillips boutique retail center on Sand … Continue reading

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Food and Fundraising

Thank you to everyone who attended the “Spring into Action” AIA Convention Kickoff party Saturday, April 27th. We had a great time and enjoyed amazing food! The container Store invited us to start our evening at their new Grand Opening … Continue reading

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