July 30, 2014 |
Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture (BRS) announces the promotion of three employees and the addition of two more.
July 28, 2014 |
Braving a stormy forecast and an ominous horizon, 20+ BRS staffers kicked off the summer with a camping excursion to Golden Gate State Park. Led by BRS camper extraordinaire, Chuck Musgrave, the group included savvy veterans as well as first timers, families and friends, and of course a handful of our favorite four legged friends.
July 23, 2014 |
Many communities across the country are emerging from the recession with new energy, new life and new ideas for their future. While budgets are loosening, recreation organizations are still limited when it comes to undertaking new projects. Construction of a new recreation center is still out of reach for many organizations, but long-desired renovations of an existing facility might be feasible — at least some of them.
July 22, 2014 |
BRS has done it again—winning the Dream Designs award, that is. This year we placed first in the Best of Aquatics, due to our work on the Ray and Joan Kroc Corps. Community Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Take a look at our award-winning design for their leisure pool and family aquatic center.
July 17, 2014 |
BRS made the front cover of Athletic Business Magazine, thanks to Zach Bisek and his article Recreation Revival. The renovation projects found in this article include: the Kroc Center Suisun, Shawnee YMCA, and the Goodson Recreation Center. Read more to soak up Bisek's valuable outlook and advice on how to restore an out-of-date rec center.
July 16, 2014 |
One of the best parts of what we do here at BRS is seeing the places we design transform into vital spaces for their communities. As we are completely engrossed in the design phases of a project, it’s sometimes difficult to remember that we are just one part of a much larger team, made up of a variety of community representatives who were all integral in bringing the project to fruition. When all is said and done and we get the chance to step back to put the process into perspective, we get a sense for how many people’s lives our buildings touch, and it is incredibly rewarding.
June 19, 2014 |
With the economy back in full swing and project deadlines piling upon us, we've been anxious to escape the office, burn off some energy and enjoy the beautiful early summer weather. This year, we decided to "kick it old school" by signing up for a coed kickball league.
June 17, 2014 |
June 6, 2014 |
Zeppelin Development Inc. will open its newest office building at the Taxi office park, called Drive 2, in coming weeks. The four-story, 60,000-square-foot Drive 2, features all the amenities popular with Drive and the original Taxi building...