Archives for the month of: August, 2014

Join us for a tour and lunch at the
recently completed AGFirst Plaza Upfit project
 

Wednesday, August 27th @12pm

AgFirst

Bank of American Tower
1901 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Tour Highlights: 
Tour of the six newly renovated floors for AGFirst’s corporate
headquarters in the 18-story Bank of America Tower.

Lunch in the 3rd Floor Break Room following the tour

For more information on this project:

http://www.garvindesigngroup.com/architectural-work/AgFirst.html

Tour Leaders:
Terry Buchmann, Megan Craig,
Kim Bendillo – Garvin Design Group

RSVP is required due to security reasons to:

mwenzinger@boudreauxgroup.com

by 6pm on August 26th

Parking Garage Instructions:
Enter parking garage from Calhoun Street.  The parking garage is first come – first served parking.  Be sure to take a parking voucher from the automated teller once you enter the garage. Please do not park in the spaces marked reserved on the ground or with the blue signs.  These are other tenant reserved parking.

There is an elevator in the parking garage that you take down to the 1st level and it will open into the lobby area.  Follow the hall down to the main lobby, check in with the security guard.

You can obtain a parking voucher from Security before you leave.  You will need both vouchers upon exiting the garage; otherwise, you will have to pay to exit the parking deck.

The building is occupied so there are no safety requirements. For security reasons, we will need an accurate RSVP list, therefore, an RSVP is required for this tour.

Entry Forms Due September 4th

AIA Greater Columbia Section
Design Awards – Call for Entries

The Greater Columbia Section of the AIA is pleased to announce the

2014 Design Awards

program to recognize outstanding achievements in architecture
performed by AIAGC Member architects and firms.

See attached forms and deadlines below.

This year’s Awards gala will be held on 

October 30th

and we are very excited to have

Steven D. Schuster, FAIA

as our jury chair and presenter at the event.

Steven Schuster

Steven D. Schuster is a founding principal of Clearscapes.  His career spans the design of single family residences to major public facilities. A significant focus of his work has been on museums, libraries, visual arts centers, and performing arts theaters.  As a national leader in the historic preservation community, Steve has led the effort in revitalizing countless historic structures, developing vital contemporary uses for them within their communities. Notable projects include the Exploris Museum (Marbles Kids Museum) and IMAX Theater, the Pine State Creamery on Glenwood South, the Raleigh Convention Center, and the new Contemporary Art Museum in Raleigh’s Warehouse District. Under Steve’s guidance Clearscapes has been recognized with over 75 local, regional, and national design awards.

Deadline for entry forms and fees:  September 4th

Deadline for Digital Submission:  October 2nd

Winners notified: October 20th

Awards Gala: October 30th

For entry forms, click here and here

More information will follow in the next several weeks.

MANY THANKS TO OUR 2014 PREMIERE DESIGN AWARDS SPONSOR:

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