September 25, 2014 |
The principals decided to go big this year and have the annual office retreat in Phoenix, Arizona after the retreat last year was unfortunately rained out. Thanks to hurricane Norbert, we almost experienced déjà vu. However, we squeaked by the rain and had wonderfully sunny and hot weather.
September 23, 2014 |
Finding those spaces that have low cost and high revenue potential is a fundamental priority to a successful renovation. The following are some examples of opportunities that may emerge from an assessment:
August 26, 2014 |
Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture (BRS) Announces that Michael “Mick” Massey has joined the firm’s Dallas office as Texas Regional Director in its new location in Grapevine.
August 25, 2014 |
Over the past three months I have had the opportunity to be a summer intern at BRS. Although typical intern positions can involve coffee runs and dishwashing duties, I was fortunate to be welcomed into the BRS family and spared of such responsibilities. During my internship, I participated in the Central Denver Recreation Center charette and contributed to the Southlake Community Center, Yellowstone Canyon Village Lodging Redevelopment, and Aurora Police and Fire Training Facility projects.
August 22, 2014 |
August 14, 2014 |
Small projects, BIG news. ENR named Denver’s The Source as the 2014 Best Small Project (under $10 million). The City of Arvada Lake Arbor and West Woods Community Police Stations tied for the Merit award in this category as well.
August 12, 2014 |
You may have an idea of what improvements you would like to see in your recreation center, but no plans should be made until a due-diligence assessment of the full facility is completed. Put yourself in the shoes of a first-time visitor and take a look at your facility, asking the following questions:
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.