The Schools at Carver

The Schools at Carver

Sizemore Group led Carver High School’s renovation to convert the aging historic core of Clark Atlanta University into four separate high schools, creating new technology labs, a cafeteria, and media center. They also provided historic renovations of Leete Hall (originally the Gammon College Seminary), the gymnasium, and converted another historic structure into the home of the Atlanta Public Schools Archives.

City of Riverdale Community Center

City of Riverdale Community Center

The image of the City of Riverdale is to be progressive with a new original architectural character by Sizemore Group. The Civic Center includes a new City Hall, Community Center (including gymnasium and dance studio), and the Amphitheater constitutes about 15 acres. The large recreation space doubles as a performance space for 1,000 people. A large divisible meeting space spills out onto an elevated terrace. The Community Center and City Hall are the edges of an amphitheater with an interactive fountain. “We first selected The Sizemore Group after watching them help transform the City of Smyrna into what it is today, and we knew that we needed the same type of catalytic project. We not only wanted our buildings to make a statement, we also needed them to be LEED certified, help the city address utility costs and conserve water, and provide very specific functions. It was clear that we were trying to create something that the metro area hadn’t seen before. “Sizemore made our vision a reality and put the city on the map. They helped us convert a small pocket park into a cultural nexus that has brought new energy to the city. Our new Town Center – which includes a City Hall, community center, amphitheater, and large recreation space – attracts visitors from all over the region and has served as a nucleus for new development.”  – Doug Manning, Director of Operations, Butts County Board of Commissioners Office Services Master Planning Architectural Design Construction Administration Awards AIA Georgia 2013 Merit Design Award Silver in the 2013 Brick in Architecture Awards by the Brick Industry...
City of Smyrna Town Center and Market Village

City of Smyrna Town Center and Market Village

The City Center, located 15 minutes northwest of downtown Atlanta, is the focus of this Urban Land Institute award-winning Public/Private Development led by Sizemore Group. As the Executive Architect, Sizemore Group provided a design solution that established a Village Green with a Main Street extension. This 28-acre site is now a mixed-use Town Center with a Community Center, Library, Municipal Services Building, Public Safety Headquarters and Fire Station. Sizemore Group served as Architect, Programmer, Planner and Interior Designer for Design and Site Development. Sizemore Group also provided the design for the retail, loft and office spaces that were developed privately. The success of the entire project prompted financial gains for the City. “Smyrna has enjoyed great success that comes from dedication to a well-rounded plan and the willingness to adapt that plan to changing conditions. That success in redevelopment and community building stands as a model for other cities. The enviable position that Smyrna enjoys today began with our downtown redevelopment, which began with Sizemore 26 years ago. That productive and forward-thinking partnership continues as Sizemore Group has remained in the relationship, whether working on projects with us or not. Dedication is the key to unlocking potential. We have had a continued “unlocking” through the years with Sizemore Group.” – Mayor Max Bacon Services Architecture Programming Master Planning Interior...
Athens-Clarke County Bobby M. Snipes Water Resources Center

Athens-Clarke County Bobby M. Snipes Water Resources Center

Sizemore Group designed the Bobby M. Snipes Water Resources Center to upgrade and expand the J.G Beacham Water Treatment Plan in Athens-Clarke County. The 17,674 sf LEED-NC Silver certified facility includes a water quality testing laboratory, administrative offices, training rooms and will also provide public educational tours. Services Full Architectural Services LEED Consultation LEED...
LaGrange College Dormitories

LaGrange College Dormitories

The goal was to provide a traditional and solid character for these new buildings on campus. As the architect for the master plan and renovations, Sizemore Group was well-suited to design the dormitories. The placement and detailing of the buildings focuses on creating a learning and pedestrian oriented environment to this campus by: Reinforcing the character of the exterior spaces and focusing on their usage as a gathering place. Preserving the human scale of the Hill campus through creative use of detailing. Cohesiveness of preserves the sense...
Spelman College “The Suites” Student Housing and Dining Hall

Spelman College “The Suites” Student Housing and Dining Hall

The project reflects the high standards set by Spelman College with a facility incorporating quality spaces and finishes. It is integrated into the setting of the adopted Master Plan by incorporating outdoor spaces addressing the proposed College Green, the Sculpture Plaza and Arts Center. The complex also includes a Dining Hall, a private Dining Room, Visitor’s Suites and two levels of covered parking. The Housing Tower provides student suites with spacious bedrooms, kitchenettes and living rooms. Each floor also includes Study Halls and a Recreational Lounge, vending area and ample storage that creates an above average student housing environment. It also includes a Lobby geared toward the display of art. This facility employs LEED design principles as urban infill, energy recovery units and a proposed green roof. The Suites at Spelman College have become the first residence hall at a historically Black college or university to attain the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification through the U.S. Green Building Council. Services Sector Master Plan Design and LEED Bridging...
City of Smyrna Public Safety Building

City of Smyrna Public Safety Building

Programming, Master Planning and full service Architecture, Engineering, and Interior Design services for a 40,302 sf Police Headquarters with detention and E911/Communications facilities. “Smyrna has enjoyed great success that comes from dedication to a well-rounded plan and the willingness to adapt that plan to changing conditions. That success in redevelopment and community building stands as a model for other cities. The enviable position that Smyrna enjoys today began with our downtown redevelopment, which began with Sizemore 26 years ago. That productive and forward-thinking partnership continues as Sizemore Group has remained in the relationship, whether working on projects with us or not. Dedication is the key to unlocking potential. We have had a continued “unlocking” through the years with Sizemore Group.” – Mayor Max Bacon Services Architectural Design Programming Master Planning Construction Administration  ...
City of Smyrna Community Center

City of Smyrna Community Center

The mission was to design a Community Center that served as the anchor and central focus of the Town Square. To provide a place for the community to recreate and meet within walking distance of other amenities. This is also a gathering point for Town Green functions with the clock tower and fountain as a welcome invitation to join the activities or relax. The Community Center houses two gymnasiums, an elevated running track, two dance studios, a banquet hall, a main stage, flexible conference rooms, offices, racquetball courts, and a large community room. “Smyrna has enjoyed great success that comes from dedication to a well-rounded plan and the willingness to adapt that plan to changing conditions. That success in redevelopment and community building stands as a model for other cities. The enviable position that Smyrna enjoys today began with our downtown redevelopment, which began with Sizemore 26 years ago. That productive and forward-thinking partnership continues as Sizemore Group has remained in the relationship, whether working on projects with us or not. Dedication is the key to unlocking potential. We have had a continued “unlocking” through the years with Sizemore Group.” – Mayor Max Bacon Services Architecture Interior Space...
City of Stockbridge City Hall

City of Stockbridge City Hall

The Stockbridge City Hall is part of the first phase of the City of Stockbridge’s New Town Center and will act as the centerpiece for the entire Town Center and a gateway into the downtown. The City Hall is three stories tall and approximately 29,500 sf. It overlooks two parks, the Town Green and a smaller landscaped park. The first phase of the Town Center includes the City Hall, parking for City Hall, two parks and associated infrastructure. As the first building and centerpiece of the Town Center, the City Hall is establishing a level of quality for future phases of the project. Future phases will include retail, office and housing surrounding the green spaces. Services Design Construction Administration Master Planning Project...
City of Riverdale City Hall

City of Riverdale City Hall

The image of the City of Riverdale is to be progressive with a new original architectural character by Sizemore Group. The Civic Center which includes a new City Hall, Community Center and the Amphitheater constitutes about 15 acres. The large recreation space will double as a performance space for 1,000 people. A large divisible meeting space spills out onto an elevated terrace. The Community Center and City Hall are the edges of an amphitheater with an interactive fountain. “We first selected The Sizemore Group after watching them help transform the City of Smyrna into what it is today, and we knew that we needed the same type of catalytic project. We not only wanted our buildings to make a statement, we also needed them to be LEED certified, help the city address utility costs and conserve water, and provide very specific functions. It was clear that we were trying to create something that the metro area hadn’t seen before. “Sizemore made our vision a reality and put the city on the map. They helped us convert a small pocket park into a cultural nexus that has brought new energy to the city. Our new Town Center – which includes a City Hall, community center, amphitheater, and large recreation space – attracts visitors from all over the region and has served as a nucleus for new development.”  – Doug Manning, Director of Operations, Butts County Board of Commissioners Office Services Master Planning Programming Architectural Design Construction Administration Project Management Interior Design Awards AIA Georgia 2013 Merit Design Award Silver in the 2013 Brick in Architecture Awards by the Brick Industry...
Clark Atlanta University Thayer Hall Renovation

Clark Atlanta University Thayer Hall Renovation

Comprehensive renovation of this existing facility to accommodate the Whitney M. Young, Jr. School of Social Work. It provides space for offices, classrooms and demonstration laboratories. Sizemore Group designed a solution that features key elements of the original design that had been “hidden” through previous renovations. The project is being executed using a multiple package approach to bid and construction. Services Facility Conditions Assessment Programming Architecture Interior Space planning FF&E Program...
Clark Atlanta University Wright-Young Hall Renovation

Clark Atlanta University Wright-Young Hall Renovation

As part of the complete renovation of an existing 26,000-gsf facility located on Clark Atlanta University’s main historic quadrangle, Sizemore Group created an addition to accommodate vertical circulation and restored the facade that faces the historic quad to its original design.

Cobb County The Center for Family Resources Retrofit

Cobb County The Center for Family Resources Retrofit

The Center for Family Resources’ extensive design program combines a variety of functions: office space, training rooms/classrooms and career resources all function simultaneously under the same roof. In conjunction with the Center for Family Resources, a full-service Sheltering Arms facility provides convenient daycare for the community and staff. Sizemore Group implemented several design elements to enhance and redevelop the existing big box retail space. Interior skylights were designed and constructed to allow natural daylight to disperse within the space, creating an inviting, calming environment for both the staff and the clients. Services Programming Master Planning Architecture Interior Design Interior Space Planning Project Management...
The Schools at Carver

The Schools at Carver

Sizemore Group led Carver High School’s renovation to convert the aging historic core of Clark Atlanta University into four separate high schools, creating new technology labs, a cafeteria, and media center. They also provided historic renovations of Leete Hall (originally the Gammon College Seminary), the gymnasium, and converted another historic structure into the home of the Atlanta Public Schools Archives.

Dekalb Academy of Technology and Environment Gym, Cafeteria and Classroom Addition

Dekalb Academy of Technology and Environment Gym, Cafeteria and Classroom Addition

DATE moved into three different leased facilities during the school’s brief three year history. Sizemore Group showed them that it was possible to purchase their existing building, to increase the number of K-8 home room classrooms, and to add science labs, a cafeteria, and a gymnasium at a carrying cost which they could afford. Initial sketches showed the Board and the Parents that it was possible to achieve their dreams. The time line was also incredibly compact because of the financing time line, and the need to purchase the building before their option ran out. Sizemore Group put together a Design-Build team who worked together under the compact time frame to allow the interior renovations to be completed during the summer months, and the support spaces in the addition to be complete soon after. The addition is a low energy, low maintenance, fully daylighted building. Services Interior Design Renovation New Addition Design Program Management Architecture Financial Services Programming/Scope...
DeKalb County Embry Hills Public Library Addition & Renovation

DeKalb County Embry Hills Public Library Addition & Renovation

Sizemore Group was commissioned to design a 8,000 SF addition to an existing branch library. The addition includes a new entrance, Community Meeting Room, Staff Support areas, Youth Services area, and renovation of Adult and Reference areas. Services Architectural Design Interior...
Dekalb Academy of Technology and Environment Gym, Cafeteria and Classroom Addition

Dekalb Academy of Technology and Environment Gym, Cafeteria and Classroom Addition

DATE moved into three different leased facilities during the school’s brief three year history. Sizemore Group showed them that it was possible to purchase their existing building, to increase the number of K-8 home room classrooms, and to add science labs, a cafeteria, and a gymnasium at a carrying cost which they could afford. Initial sketches showed the Board and the Parents that it was possible to achieve their dreams. The time line was also incredibly compact because of the financing time line, and the need to purchase the building before their option ran out. Sizemore Group put together a Design-Build team who worked together under the compact time frame to allow the interior renovations to be completed during the summer months, and the support spaces in the addition to be complete soon after. The addition is a low energy, low maintenance, fully daylighted building. Services Interior Design Renovation New Addition Design Program Management Architecture Financial Services Programming/Scope...