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Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Port Huron Campus Opens to Provide Higher Level of Cancer Care

March 9, 2017

Designed by CallisonRTKL and SmithGroupJJR, new center is first phase of larger transformation underway at campus

The newest Karmanos Cancer Institute, located at the McLaren Port Huron campus in Port Huron, Michigan has opened. The project was jointly designed by CallisonRTKL and SmithGroupJJR.

The $21 million, 35,000-squ...

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SmithGroupJJR Hires Todd Kohli as Principal, Landscape Architect at San Francisco Office

March 8, 2017

SmithGroupJJR, one of the largest architecture, engineering and planning firms in the U.S., has hired Todd Kohli, PLA, ASLA, at its San Francisco office.

Kohli brings to the firm 20 years of experience and will serve as a principal and design leader specializing in landscape architecture, urban design and campus planning services. H...

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American Institute of Architects honors SmithGroupJJR’s Luis Vélez-Alvarez with 2017 Young Architect Award

February 24, 2017

SmithGroupJJR is pleased to announce that Luis Vélez-Alvarez, AIA, LEED AP has received the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2017 Young Architects Award.

The AIA Young Architects Award recognizes professionals who have been licensed 10 years or fewer, regardless of their age, honoring those who have shown exceptional le...

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SmithGroupJJR Elevates 28 to Principal

February 15, 2017

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s largest architecture, engineering and planning firms, has promoted 28 to principal.

 

Shary Adams, AIA, ACHA, EDAC, LEED AP BD+C

Shary Adams has nearly 30 years of architectural experience, specializing in the design and planning for large health care systems across t...

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SmithGroupJJR’s Butcavage, D’Amico, Kranz and Varner Elevated to the American Institute of Architects’ College of Fellows

February 13, 2017

SmithGroupJJR is pleased to announce that Tom Butcavage, Sam D’Amico, Mark Kranz and David Varner have been elevated to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) College of Fellows.  

The recognition reflects their significant contributions to architecture and society and achievement of a standard of excellence in t...