Katherine Martin

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Mt. Vernon Manor Team Discusses Infill Development Project

Posted on March 29th, 2019

Community Design Collaborative – LRK’s Nando Micale and Alex Bruce discuss the design process of Mt. Vernon Manor, the renovation of a long-vacant row home and two adjacent lots into affordable housing and the Community Design Collaborative’s offices and community meeting space, with Michael Thorpe, executive director of Mt. Vernon Manor CDC. Read more. read more »

The McKenzie Recognized as First Fitwel Multifamily Development in Texas

Posted on March 27th, 2019

Business Wire - The McKenzie, a 22-story, 183-unit traditionally designed high rise located on the eastern edge of Dallas' exclusive Highland Park neighborhood, was recently recognized as the first certified Fitwel multifamily development in Texas, according to the Center for Active Design. Fitwel provides a new standard for the building industry and supports widespread adoption of health-promoting strategies in commercial real estate. The McKenzie was named a Fitwel-certified space due to its location, building access, outdoor spaces, indoor environment, dwellings, shared ... read more »

See Inside Tower Ventures Tennessee Brewery Office Space

Posted on March 26th, 2019

Memphis Business Journal - Tower Ventures, a national provider of wireless communications structures, recently relocated their operations to the renovated Tennessee Brewery. The project is featured as the first of the Memphis Business Journal's newest occasional feature, "Open Office." Read ... read more »

Tennessee Brewery, Crosstown Theater Honored with Building Memphis Awards

Posted on February 20th, 2019

Memphis Business Journal – The redeveloped Tennessee Brewery was named Project of the Year and honored with the Best Renovation Large award at the 7th Annual Building Memphis Awards. Additionally, the Crosstown Arts Theater won an award in the Best New Construction Medium category. The Building Memphis Awards celebrate the top new construction and revitalization projects in the Mid-South. Read ... read more »

LRK to Provide Architectural, Interior Design Services for Gibson Renovation for FedEx Logistics HQ Relocation

Posted on February 12th, 2019

Memphis Business Journal - Looney Ricks Kiss is proud to be providing architectural and interior design services for the renovation of the Gibson Guitar Factory for FedEx Logistics’ downtown Memphis headquarters. The project includes converting the 190,000 square-foot building into office space for approximately 660 employees. Read more. read more »

Kessler Receives Capstone Award from KCBJ

Posted on February 11th, 2019

Kansas City Business Journal ­– The Kessler at Meadowbrook Park was awarded a 2019 Capstone Real Estate Award in the Multifamily category by the Kansas City Business Journal. The Capstone Awards highlight the best projects completed in 2018. Looney Ricks Kiss provided architectural and interior design services for The Kessler. Read ... read more »

Crosstown Concourse, LRK Receive National AIA Design Award

Posted on February 4th, 2019

Daily Memphian – Crosstown Concourse was one of nine buildings selected by the American Institute of Architects for the AIA 2019 Honor Awards. Recipients of the AIA Awards highlight the best contemporary architecture regardless of budget, size, style, or type. These projects show the world the range of outstanding work architects create and the many ways buildings and spaces can improve lives. Read more. read more »

LRK Receives TopID Award from NEWH

Posted on January 8th, 2019

Last month, Looney Ricks Kiss was named a Top ID Hospitality Firm (TopID), by The Hospitality Network Industry Network (NEWH) for the Memphis/Mid-South Region chapter. The TopID award is a prestigious honor determined by NEWH chapter and regional board to recognize and promote the best designers in the hospitality industry. LRK is honored to be named among such a talented group of designers. Read more. read more »

LRK Announces New Principals, Builds Continuum of Leadership

Posted on December 19th, 2018

LRK is proud to announce Damon Brider, Amy Smith, and Scott Van Der Jagt as the newest principals of the firm. read more »

The Hill Receives Urban Design Award from the Greater Dallas Planning Council

Posted on November 29th, 2018

Dallas Innovates – The Hill Shopping Center received an Honorable Mention in the Built Project Category of the Urban Design Awards given by the Greater Dallas Planning Council. The awards recognize people and projects whose excellence and leadership have impacted urban design and urban planning in the Dallas region. LRK provided architecture and urban planning services for the project. Read ... read more »