Tag Archives: Osceola County

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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Osceola School District Announces Employee Health Center

SchenkelShultz is the architect for a new Osceola County school district Employee Health Center, to be run by Florida Hospital System, and constructed by Wharton-Smith. Patients will have access to pediatrics, women’s health, geriatrics, preventive services, urgent care, occupational medicine … 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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Isabel Roberts Helped Shape Early Orlando Architecture

One of Orlando’s architects in the early 1900’s, was a woman, and a Prairie School figure. She was not the only female architect in town. Isabel Roberts practiced architecture in Orlando for over 30 years. Born in the mid-west in 1871, the … Continue reading

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New Community Center Marydia, 2014 AIA Orlando Merit Award

One of this years AIA Orlando Chapter Design Award winners was this great low budget community center in Kissimmee Florida. It received an Award of Merit. Marydia is a small, primarily low-income, predominately black residential community in unincorporated Osceola County … Continue reading

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First Female US Architect Practiced Here in Central Florida

Born in 1873 in Waltham MA, Ida Annah Ryan was the first American female architect. She graduated from MIT with a Masters of Science, and a Masters of Architecture in 1907. Ida was attracted to the idea of the study … Continue reading

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‘A Place for Grace’ helps Osceola homeless

Gilbert Exposition Management Services (GEMS), a company that has embodied the notion of enhancing the lives of people in their community will be providing their expert services to the AIA Florida Convention this year. AIA Florida is proud to partner … Continue reading

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