222: Business Tips and More with Keith Houchin

Keith Houchin speaks with Enoch Sears of the Business of Architecture about his top business tips including: How to “wow” your clients with architectural visualization (it isn’t just about the image) Tips for picking the right rendering company that matches your budget The project ‘kickstart’ process that gets everyone on the team aligned and reduces

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Sheltering Surivors — Integrating Design Thinking With Humanitarian Efforts

The Coral Gables Museum is hosting a temporary exhibition — Sheltering Survivors — from November 2017 to May 2018. Sheltering Survivors explores the stories of the record-high forcibly displaced population in the context of human resettlement and innovative shelter designs. Museum patrons will be able to enter and experience shelters that have been applied worldwide,

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The Gary Hicks Award

We are a company of people. Talented, creative individuals who will always make SB Architects stand apart from other firms. And at no time is this more evident than when we announce promotions and celebrate the hard work, commitment, collaborative energy, and design excellence that has taken us this far. Gary Hicks’ job required him

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Fisher Island Honored with AIA Miami Test of Time Award

Standing the test of time Every great city has them – buildings, neighborhoods or communities that are so entwined with the city’s history and culture that they stand the test of time, becoming integral to the city’s identity. Honored by the Miami Chapter of the American Institute of Architects with its annual Test of Time

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SB Architects-designed Palm Court Honored for Sustainable Design

A new voice for sustainable design At the close of 2016, the Miami Chapter of the American Institute of Architects honored Palm Court, Miami Design District in its second annual COTE Sustainability Awards. As the master architects for Palm Court, SB Architects provided leadership and design continuity, designing the project’s core and shell, and working

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SB Architects Goes BIG With 3 New High-Rise Projects

Long known as an industry leader in the design of luxurious, site-sensitive resorts, SB Architects is quickly becoming a key player in the design of urban high-rise properties, leveraging a long history of leadership in the design of multi-family and mixed-use projects. “The goal of our practice is to be skilled and nimble, a leader

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Countdown to Opening

With a little over a month to go until Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa opens its doors, here is a time-lapse video showcasing the construction of the new Grand Cayman destination resort located on the famed Seven Mile Beach. SB Architects is looking forward to attending the ribbon cutting ceremony on November 15th which marks

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Freemark Abbey: Napa Valley’s Iconic Stone Winery Brought Back to Life

The historic stone building at Freemark Abbey has been an iconic Napa Valley landmark for well over 100 years. Originally constructed in 1886, the structure graces the label of one of the valley’s legacy wineries, renowned for its participation in the pivotal Judgement of Paris wine tasting of 1976 –  a distinction that placed the

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Kimpton Launches Seafire Resort + Spa on Grand Cayman

Yesterday, Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants introduced its first new-build resort on Grand Cayman, in the Cayman Islands, officially beginning the one-year countdown to the opening of the resort in November 2016. Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants, and resort developer DART Realty Cayman Ltd., chose SB Architects to envision Kimpton’s first resort and first property outside the

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New Mandarin Oriental Hotel & Residences in Boca Raton, Florida

We are excited to share that our client, Penn-Florida Companies, has today announced their plans for a new Mandarin Oriental hotel and branded residences at Via Mizner, an upscale mized-use development currently under construction in Boca Raton, Florida. Upon completion in late 2017, Via Mizner will provide the only five-star hotel experience in Boca Raton,

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