James Wheeler has always had a simple business plan: Make people seek him out instead of the other way around. At Ayers Saint Gross, a 100-year-old architectural firm that specializes in higher-education institutions, Wheeler has turned that plan into a reality.
The new Ayers Saint Gross-designed $47 million National Library for the Study of Mount Vernon will serve as a presidential library of sorts, with a few important distinctions from the dozen or so modern presidential libraries that operate under the auspices of the National Archives.
Virginia Commonwealth University’s governing board on Thursday approved a $3 billion “aspirational” master plan that would provide housing for an additional 1,300 students, increase parking for several thousand cars and build 3 million additional square feet of academic and research space.
We’ve all experienced a “bad” meeting. The presenter came unprepared, your employees were texting under the table, and no one seemed to know why they were there in the first place. In some workplaces, the word “meeting” is probably a euphemism for “time-wasting”. Fortunately, these local CEOs know what it takes to wring every last drop of productivity out of their regular get-togethers.
We are a multifaceted design firm. We create environments for the dissemination of knowledge and culture. We engage people and places to create environments to enrich the world. We are really about community building.
The John and Frances Angelos Law Center at University of Baltimore won two USGBC Maryland Wintergreen awards. One is for excellence in sustainable design and the other is the President’s award acknowledging UB’s leadership in creating an iconic building for the city that symbolizes their commitment to sustainable design.
Publisher: College Planning & Management Author: Amy Milshtein Undergraduates are embracing sustainable living environments. “Students have taken a lifestyle survey as they move into a residence hall that we have designed to achieve LEED Silver certification,” says Eric Moss, principal and director of student life, Ayers Saint Gross. “They take it again after living in [...]
From the outset, the team delivering the 268,000-sq.-ft. Arizona Board of Regents’ Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB) project on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus was focused on finding the most inventive solutions to overcome enormous challenges in constructing this noteworthy project.
The new Ayers Saint Gross-designed Health Sciences Building at Howard Community College, the college’s first green building, was shown to the public Monday morning after a ribbon cutting ceremony.
The George Washington University has submitted plans for a 900-bed residence hall that will feature the facades of three existing dorms. The Ayers Saint Gross-designed 12-story, 257,000-square-foot dorm will have 894 beds, 1,600 square feet of ground floor retail space, 5,000 square feet of lower-level space for retail and dining, 6,400 square feet for GW Mail Services and 7,000 square feet of green roof.