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Park [ing] Day Orlando

Swing by College Park this Friday, September 16th, and check out the pop-up parks lining the street until 7 PM. This annual event by the City of Orlando converts parking spaces along the street into miniature Parks for one day, bringing attention … Continue reading

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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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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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Local CSI Chapter Turns 50

Our local Greater Orlando Chapter of the Construction Specifications organized in 1966. The national CSI organization grew fast in its early years, and within 15 years had inspired local architects to establish a chapter. Like the local AIA chapter, they … Continue reading

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Luxury Apartments Planned near Fashion Square Mall

Orlando Fashion Square mall is set to get some new development — bringing with it some future shoppers and diners. Atlanta-based Trammell Crow Residential Co. plans to tear down the existing 40,000-square-foot Anthem College building on Maguire Boulevard northeast of … Continue reading

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Proton Treatment Center on the Forefront of Cancer Treatment

The therapy center, designed by RLF Inc. is three stories and 15,000 square feet, and will hold a Mevion S250 superconducting synchrocyclotron proton accelerator — the most advanced radiation technology for treating brain, spine, prostate, lung, breast, head, neck and … 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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Florida Hospital Winter Garden Opens

Florida Hospital has just opened their $65 million, three-story, 97,000-square-foot emergency center and 32 bed outpatient facility located at 2000 Fowler Grove Blvd. Earl Swensson Associates, Inc. (ESa) , were the architects. You can see more photos and read the entire … Continue reading

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Imagineers Share the Disney Springs Storyline

Walt Disney World in Florida has been busy Expanding and re-branding their Downtown Disney retail and restaurant district, which provides a focal point to the WDW hotel experiences. Hotel guests can take a bus or water taxi from their resort hotel to … Continue reading

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Bridge District a New I-4 Vision

The City of Orlando is brainstorming a new park under the I-4 corridor downtown, when the highway expansion project is finished. An opportunity to reconnect both halves of downtown from the Amway Center to Creative Village. Bruce Stephenson, an Urban … Continue reading

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