Treanor was well-represented at the ACUHO-I Annual Conference and Exposition earlier this week. Nadia Zhiri and Sharmin Kader joined Texas A&M University to present findings of the post-occupancy evaluation of Hullabaloo Hall Living Learning Center, and a second time, with Hamad bin Khalifa University, where they discussed designing for cultural diversity.
During the conference, Nadia was presented with the 2016 Earl S. Thompson award, for those who have made a significant contribution to the campus housing profession.
Nadia was not the only one in the spotlight at ACUHO-I. Brady Jobe was also named THE winner - of a RockSmart contemporary rocking chair, for having the most likes on Instagram.
The Joint Commission says hospitals will have until November to prepare for new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements. CMS will begin surveying health care facilities on its new Conditions of Participation (CoPs) on November 7, 2016, after the CoP effective date of July 5. Beginning November 7, facilities will need to comply with the new CoPs, which adopt the 2012 editions of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code® and NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code.
The Dallas Center for Architecture is holding a panel discussion, inviting local architects to speak on the exhibit "A Place for Learning: Designing Educational Spaces."
This Thursday, Anita Picozzi Moran will join architects from Dallas' finest firms to discuss the best spaces for learning and how they are being designed for the future. They will examine projects designed specifically for peer learning, transparency as a safety measure, collaboration and the community captured by school design.
The panel discussion will be preceded by a reception at 6:00 p.m. with the discussoin beginning at 6:30 p.m. AIA members can earn 1.0 HSW/SD credit for attendance. Find out more, here.
Three Treanor Designed Buildings Listed as Highest-Rated LEED Certified Buildings in the St. Louis Area
Three Treanor-designed buildings were recently recognized by the St. Louis Business Journal in The List: Highest-Rated LEED-Certified Buildings. This list ranked LEED-certified local* buildings by the percentage of USGBC LEED standards met.
- Sheet Metal Workers AFL-CIO Local 36 Union Hall took first on the list meeting 89.86% of the LEED Platinum standards.
- Staples Promtional Products tied with two other buildings for seventh on the list meeting 76.36% of the LEED Platinum standards.
- Page Business Center was listed 17th on the list meeting 65.57% of the LEED Gold standards.
* Local is defined by the St. Louis Business Journal as St. Louis, St. Charles, Lincoln, Warren, Franklin, Washington and Jefferson counties and the city of St. Louis in Missouri; and St. Clair, Madison, Jersey, Clinton, Calhoun, Macoupin, Bond and Monroe counties in Illinois.
The Dillon House rehabilitation was recognized this past week as one of Preservation's Best of 2015. Every year Preservation Action, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the National Trust Community Investment Corporation recognize projects that demonstrate exemplary use of the Historic Tax Credit. The HTC is a driver of economic development in our nation's cities and small towns by taking historically significant buildings, that are underutilized and vacant, and turning them into viable community assets for our modern economy.
The awards presentation took place during the annual National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week's Congressional Reception in Washington, D.C.