Category Archives: Press

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PHOENIX NEW TIMES: The Creative Center of Scottsdale Set to Open in Summer 2014

By Katie Johnson Originally Published in the PHOENIX NEW TIMES on March 21st, 2014 If you’ve driven through Old Town Scottsdale recently, you may have noticed some new changes on the horizon, starting with Sip Coffee & Brew House at the southwest … Continue reading

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ARIZONA REPUBLIC: Scottsdale Approves Plans for New Creative Center

Originally published in the ARIZONA REPUBLIC about the Scottsdale Creative Arts Center, a project I am currently designing for owner Michelle Pelberg-Biely by Edward Gately - May 16, 2013 A former Scottsdale shooting-supplies store with an underground shooting gallery will be transformed this summer … Continue reading

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ARIZONA REPUBLIC: Art-space Entrepreneur Aims at Historic Scottsdale Gun Shop

This article was written in the ARIZONA REPUBLIC about the Scottsdale Creative Arts Center, a project I am currently designing for owner Michelle Pelberg-Biely by Edward Gately - Oct. 3, 2012 A former Scottsdale shooting-supplies store with an underground shooting gallery is … Continue reading

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Preservation vs. Profit: Saving the Gladys and David Wright House

  Article Originally Published Bloomingrock.com, Monday, June 25th, 2012 “Today we are reminded that architecture is, paradoxically, a fragile art form… The preservation of the Gladys and David Wright house will be our touchstone, our acknowledgement that our history informs our … Continue reading

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Surviving Sprawl with Pop-Up Placemaking in Phoenix

Originally Published The Arizona Republic, Friday, April 13th, 2012 Bloomingrock.com, Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 Sustainable Cities Collective, Thursday, April 19th, 2012  Phoenix has the opportunity to translate its expanse of vacant land into a distinctive and vibrant city. By encouraging interim … Continue reading

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Interview: Janet Echelman

        interview of Janet Echelman by Christina Noble, AIA, LEED AP and Aaron Herring, Assoc. AIA  Originally published in Forward Architecture and Design Journal, a national design journal for the American Institute of Architects, Fall 2011  When Janet Echelman, originally … Continue reading