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LRK LEED Pros Share How It's Getting Easier to Build Green

Posted by Katherine Martin on August 2nd, 2018

Memphis Business Journal – LRK’s Tony Pellicciotti and Krissy Buck Flickinger discuss what’s new in green building as LEED practices become the industry standard.

Crosstown's New Pizza Place

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on August 2nd, 2018

Memphis Business Journal - Construction of Elemento Neapolitan Pizza, located in Crosstown Concourse, is moving along, and the restaurant is scheduled to open in the second half of August. See more.

LRK Selected for PSMJ’s Circle of Excellence for the Fifth Straight Year

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on August 1st, 2018

LRK is pleased to announce that the firm has been named to PSMJ’s Circle of Excellence for the fifth year in a row. PSMJ Resources, Inc., a leading management consulting firm for the A/E/C industry, recognizes the top firms demonstrating sound business practices each year. PSMJ designed the Circle of Excellence to highlight successfully managed firms that demonstrate outstanding achievements in areas such as profitability, overhead management, cash flow, productivity, business development, staff growth, and turnover. The Circle of Excellence represents the top 20 percent of participants in PSMJ’s annual A/E Financial Performance Benchmark Survey, based on 13 key performance metrics. Firms will be honored at PSMJ’s THRIVE 2018 conference to be held October 22-24, 2018 in San Diego.

Old Dominick Distillery Featured on ArchDaily

Posted by Katherine Martin on July 24th, 2018

Old Dominick Distillery was recently featured on ArchDaily. Click here to see the project.

Church Health in the Running for Shaw Contract's People's Choice Award

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on July 20th, 2018

Church Health was the healthcare category winner in the Shaw Contract Design Awards and is now in the running for the People's Choice Award. You can cast your vote until July 31st. Vote now.

Krissy Buck Flickinger: Faces of Memphis

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on July 16th, 2018

StyleBlueprint - LRK’s Krissy Buck Flickinger is featured as StyleBlueprint’s latest FACE of Memphis. With a love of both historic preservation and sustainable architecture, Krissy is dedicated to designing buildings that are better for the environment and promote overall health and wellness. Read more.

Institutions Work Together to Reimagine the Historic Pinch District

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on July 11th, 2018

High Ground News - This article focuses on the groundwork that is being laid for a complete transformation of The Pinch District. Each month stakeholders from the City of Memphis, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and private developers meet to discuss action items for the 9-block district. LRK provided planning, visioning, and community outreach services for the master plan. Read more.

Crosstown A+Awards Finalist

Posted by Katherine Martin on July 10th, 2018

Crosstown Concourse is an Architizer A+Awards finalist in the Architecture+Urban Transformation category. The A+Awards is a highly competitive competition with entries received from more than 100 countries. Voting will continue through July 20. Please click the link to cast your vote for Crosstown: https://bit.ly/2zsGDL0.  

Crosstown Among World Architecture Festival's Shortlisted Projects

Posted by Katherine Martin on June 27th, 2018

Crosstown Concourse was selected as a World Architecture Festival 2018 Finalist in the New and Old - Completed Buildings category. As the only project selected from the United States, Crosstown was recognized along with several projects from China, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, among others. Shortlisted projects will be presented to a live international jury at WAF in Amsterdam in November with winners announced at the conclusion of the Festival. 

Memphis-Grown Urbanism Spurs World-Class Design

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on June 25th, 2018

The Daily News - This article focuses on LRK’s love of designing great places and building community. LRK's skill in placemaking has naturally evolved from their diversity of project experience and multi-disciplinary approach. Founded in Memphis 35 years ago, this passion has helped the firm expand to eight offices around the country and allowed them to work on a multitude of award-winning projects, such as Orlando’s Baldwin Park, Nashville’s The Gulch, and Crosstown Concourse and Harbor Town locally. Read more.