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ReInvention AIA, DC

Izzo here: Jose and I recently took part in the the AIA’s Reinvention housing convention in Washington, DC where we toured some good residential architecture and sat in on some informative lectures.  Highlights of the event were the awesome tours of housing by local architects.  SeaUA, a shipping container multifamily project by Travis Price Architects […]

Interface Mill tour – 2014 edition

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to visit the Interface carpet mill and showroom in Atlanta.  For those who aren’t aware, Interface is a carpet company that specializes in carpet tile.  Their claim to fame is that they are pioneers of the modular carpet industry, since the company’s founding in the early 1970’s. […]

ACE Mentoring

As is our company policy, we give back whenever we can; and we’re continuing that trend with this year’s ACE team.  Dave, Nichole, and Lauren represented JKR this year helping to nurture the next generation of architects, contractors and engineers. Today was the scholarship breakfast where all the major companies who participate in the program […]

Canstruction: We’re doing it live!

Jen, Katie, Erin, Cory, Jeff, Mike, Tim and Kaing were at Liberty Place this past Friday, taking part in a historic moment for the United States space program.  Composed of about 2,500 cans, our entry for Philabundance’s annual depicts a rocket blasting off in front of the ‘Murican flag.  It is simply titled, “One Small Step […]

Tired of CANstruction yet?

You can’t be tired of CANstruction yet! We are just beginning! Last night we did a little practice build in our conference room.  Lots of success, and no CANtastrophes.  Tim lead the show with his amazing grace (not the song, but I am sure he could sing it well in his booming low voice) in […]

Cima Network Open House

Cima Network, the company that does all of our Regal Cinema lighting and probably all of our theater lighting in general, held an open house last night in their new office space and fabrication lab.  It’s pretty awesome to see how the signs we draw up get built and get to know the people that […]

Movers and Shakers

B-Mac (Bob) and I were at the Center for Architecture last night for the award of the annual Ed Bacon Prize honoring national individuals who have advocated for excellence in urban development, planning, thought, and design through conviction of vision.  The first awardee was former Philadelphia mayor and then Pennsylvania governor, Ed Rendell.  He was […]