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Three Things Every Manager Should Know About Resiliency By Alexander Griebel; Craig Carter AIA, LEED AP BD+C; and Henry Pittner, AIA What is Resiliency? Resiliency can be defined as a system’s ability to withstand and rebound from vulnerabilities like natural disasters, accidents, infrastructure problems, and chronic stressors (e.g. climate change, unemployment, state budget issues, housing Read more…

Fridley Civic Complex to create strong civic presence on redeveloped site

In 2014, after sitting vacant for nearly a decade, the city acquired the Columbia Arena site adjacent to the existing public works facility. Working closely with citizen input to determine the best re-use of the site, the city received feedback in favor of creating a strong civic presence. The Fridley Civic Complex will include a Read more…

East Lansing Apartments to transform a downtown district

Located across from the Michigan State University campus in downtown East Lansing, East Lansing Apartments consist of two individual rental apartment towers, one for students and one for active adults, both at market rate rental. The towers accommodate 96 active adult apartments, 289 market rate student apartments and amenities including landscaped courtyards, a pool, fitness Read more…

Artspace Silver Spring offers studios, residences, and commercial & community space

Located just north of the heart of Washington, DC, Silver Spring has become a major business hub and hosts several multi-cultural festivals as well as a growing arts community. BKV Group is working with Artspace, Montgomery County, and the Montgomery Housing Partnership to develop the former Third District Police Station on Sligo Avenue into an Read more…

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