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August 23, 2019

LRK Brand Refresh Celebrated Firm-Wide

Memphis Business Journal - On Wednesday, LRK celebrated a firm-wide brand milestone, with local employees gathering at the theater at Crosstown Concourse to celebrate. The event was also simulcast to our seven other offices around the country as a refreshed brand that articulates LRK’s values was unveiled. 

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August 19, 2019

LRK Named in PSMJ’s Circle of Excellence for 6th Straight Year

PSMJ – For the sixth year in a row, LRK has named to PSMJ’s Circle of Excellence, which highlights firms that demonstrate outstanding business achievement in the architecture and engineering industry. 

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August 19, 2019

Two LRK Projects Receive IIDA Tennessee Awards

Crosstown Concourse and Church Health in Memphis were honored with Excellence awards by IIDA Tennessee at a gala held earlier this month. Crosstown received the award in the Adaptation/Sustainability category and Church Health was awarded in the Healthcare Renovation Design category.

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August 19, 2019

LRK Ranks #2 for LEED Professionals in Memphis

Memphis Business Journal – With 17 LEED professionals in our Memphis office, LRK ranked #2 on the Memphis Business Journal’s list of Memphis-Area LEED Professionals.

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August 19, 2019

Citizen Apartments Outperform Leasing Projections

Daily Memphian – Residents have begun moving in to the second and final phase of The Citizen apartments, located in the heart of Midtown Memphis. Phase I was opened last spring and is currently 100 percent leased. Phase II consists of new, ground-up construction of a four-story apartment building with 10,000 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor.

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August 19, 2019

Two LRK Projects Win Golden Trowel Awards

The McKenzie in Dallas recently received the Golden Trowel Award and the Ivy in Houston received an Honorable Mention for Outstanding Residential Multi-Family Design from the Texas Masonry Council. The Golden Trowel Award recognizes and encourages excellence in all phases of masonry construction.

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August 19, 2019

Crosstown Concourse Piloting Fitwel Community

Fitwel – Crosstown Concourse is one of nine communities across the U.S. to pilot Fitwel Community, a new standard for optimizing holistic health benefits in neighborhood-scaled projects. Read more.

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August 19, 2019

Memphis Medical District Featured in CNU’s Public Square

CNU – The Congress for the New Urbanism’s Public Square featured the Memphis Medical District’s process of improving the sense of place and economy in surrounding neighborhoods while avoiding displacement. LRK worked with the Memphis Medical District Collaborative (MMDC) to create a Streetscape Improvement Playbook that act as a guide to making improvement in the public realm throughout the District. 

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August 19, 2019

LRK’s Sydney Matsumoto and Team Receive Peterson Prize for Measured Drawings

National Park ServiceLRK’s Sydney Matsumoto was part of the first-place team for the Charles E. Peterson Prize, a student competition of measured drawings presented by the National Park Service’s Heritage Documentation Program, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, the American Institute of Architects, and the Association for Preservation Technology. Sydney and her team documented the Vizcaya – Casino, in Miami. The drawing will augment the HABS/HAER/HALS Collection of measured drawings at the Library of Congress. Sydney recently became a full-time LRK employee after completing her master’s degree in Construction Management from the University of Miami and interning with LRK in the summer of 2018. 

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July 29, 2019

Krissy Buck Flickinger to Present on Panel at Philadelphia's Green Building Conference

LRK's Director of Sustainability, Krissy Buck Flickinger, along with panelists, will present the award-winning Crosstown Concourse on Thursday, August 1 at Philadelphia's US Green Building Council chapter's annual conference, New Gravity. Hosted by Temple University, the session will discuss the process of transforming the once-abandoned, 1.3 million square-foot Sears distribution center into a thriving LEED Platinum "Vertical Urban Village" integrated with arts, education, and wellness/health.

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