New Photos of the Veterans Honor Park from Ben Scherliss have arrived!

 

Spring 2017

The Veterans Honor Park was dedicated on May 3, 2017 and is now open to the public. Click here to view a slide show of the project time line. Located within Chesterfield Central Park near the south entrance of the Chesterfield Amphitheater at 690 Veterans Place Drive, the Veterans Honor Park is dedicated to honor Veterans of the United States Armed Forces, past, present, and future. Please drop by for a visit!

 

The Sheldon Plaza and Parking Lot project is shaping up! Check out the latest update on the webcam here.

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2017

All of our past successes are the result of joint efforts with our clients and consultants. The bedrock from which we build a successful project consists of empathy with our clients and their needs. It is our first priority to listen to our clients and then respond with counsel deriving from our experience.

Perhaps this is why we find further inspiration from the following quote from our nation's first President,

"You have in a common cause fought and triumphed together; the independence and liberty you possess are the work of joint councils, and joint efforts of common dangers, sufferings, and successes." ~ George Washington, Farewell Address, 1796

The above quotation will be engraved into the granite fountain at the soon to be completed Veterans Honor Park in Chesterfield, Missouri. We, with our consultants, are grateful and honored to be working with the City of Chesterfield and Veterans Committee (made up of so many honorable Veterans and their families) toward the completion of this special project. The Veterans Honor Park will be a place to connect with and honor Veterans and their families, past, present, and future. We invite you to visit when it is completed in the Spring of 2017.

We also invite you to read George Washington's Farewell Address and contemplate, with us, his message of unity as we move forward in life and work, striving for joint efforts and successes.

 

Fall 2015

American Society of Landscape Architects 2015 Professional Awards

Congratulations to DLANDstudio for their excellent work on the Public Media Commons! The project receieved a 2015 ASLA Honor Award ! See more details on the ASLA website: http://www.asla.org/2015awards/96907.html

 

2015 AIA St. Louis Design Awards

PBA is honored to announce two design awards from the St. Louis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects!

First, the design team members for the Public Media Commons are grateful to be recognized by the 2015 Design Awards Jury, chaired by the beloved architectural evangelist from Texas, Lawrence Speck, FAIA. The 13,000 square foot media rich plaza won a Merit Award for Architecture. Design team members include: Benjamin Gilmartin, AIA, Architect - Creative Design Director, Cobalt Office, DLANDstudio, Randy Burkett Lighting Design, ElectrosonicHorner and Shifrin, HDR, and Powers Bowersox Associates. Please feel free to visit the public plaza at 3655 Olive Blvd in Grand Center, St. Louis, Missouri 63108. We encourage you to follow the event calendar on the Public Media Commons website and attend upcoming events! http://publicmediacommons.org/

Secondly, we are grateful to announce, the AIA St. Louis Chapter recognized the Thomas Dunn Learning Center in St. Louis with the 2015 Distinguished Building Award. The building was designed by our very own Bill Bowersox, FAIA while he was a partner at Ittner & Bowersox Architects in 1990. The Thomas Dunn Learning Center is a community institution that educates low income adults free of charge.  The 14,000 square foot Learning Center contains offices for administration, a library, classrooms, home economics classrooms, media presentation rooms, a police sub-station, storage and outdoor gardens. Visit the Center's website here: http://www.tdunn.org/

Previous awards for the Thomas Dunn Learning Center include:

1994 Honor Award for Design Excellence Central States AIA
1992 Russell H. Jost Design Excellence Award City of St. Louis Urban Design Award
1992 Merit Award for Excellence in Architecture St. Louis AIA



Spring 2015

Webster Groves Public Library

We are delighted to learn that the Webster Groves Public Library has received an Honorable Mention Award for Architecture from the City of Webster Groves 2014 Awards of Excellence !  From the City's website, "The annual Awards of Excellence are sponsored by the City of Webster Groves, select Boards and Commissions, and the Webster Groves Historical Society. These awards identify projects in the City that exemplify excellent design and acknowledge the owners, designers, and builders for their achievements and contribution to the community in the areas of architecture, historic preservation, landscape architecture, and craftsmanship."