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A Grassroots Effort to Narrow the PPE Shortage in Metro Atlanta

A Grassroots Effort to Narrow the PPE Shortage in Metro Atlanta

As COVID-19 hits communities throughout Georgia, we can all do our part to help protect our health care workers on the front lines. Sizemore Group has joined a grassroots effort to help narrow the shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) in our state’s...

Hosting Remote Community Meetings While Public Gatherings Are Closed

Hosting Remote Community Meetings While Public Gatherings Are Closed

by Deanna Murphy, AICP Director of Planning Sizemore Group The outbreak of COVID-19 across the United States has changed the way Georgians can interact with each other and conduct business. But in order for economic development and community planning to continue, it...

Creating the Space Between Buildings

Creating the Space Between Buildings

by Deanna Murphy, Principal, Planner Tulia Scott, Senior Associate Architect, Project Manager Jonne Smith, LEED Green Associate The space between buildings can pose a creative challenge for architects, planners and designers. On many projects, these spaces are left...

Optimizing Student Experience Through Design

Optimizing Student Experience Through Design

by Lily del C. Berrios, AIA and LEED BD&C Principal, Sizemore Group Enrollment, retention and completion are key priorities for colleges.  Through our work in higher education, we encourage clients to re-think the student INTAKE process. Let’s consider what...

Building a New City Hall: Key Lessons For a Successful Town Center

Building a New City Hall: Key Lessons For a Successful Town Center

In 2016, the City of East Point reached out to Sizemore Group looking to move their city operations back to the heart of historic downtown, which was sitting underutilized but filled with potential. The City presented Sizemore Group with the objective to build a new...

In Education, Build New or Repurpose Old? That is the question.

In Education, Build New or Repurpose Old? That is the question.

In the United States, an increasing amount of our built environment is approaching the 50-year-old threshold, and our academic institutions are no exceptions. As schools of all levels age, they are forced to evolve to meet the changing needs of students and staff....

Creating Healthy Places, People and Profits through Design

Creating Healthy Places, People and Profits through Design

What role does architecture play in creating healthy societies? According to the National Institutes of Health, health is a balance of complete physical, mental and social well-being. As architects, we have a responsibility to help societies achieve this balance by...

Charter Schools Adapt to Circumstance

Charter Schools Adapt to Circumstance

Public charter schools have a unique opportunity to design creative and functional spaces for students to learn, play and thrive. Untethered from design requirements set by the Department of Education — but hindered by lack of facilities funding from the state —...