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Digging in to Dirty Jobs.

Digging

Other architects may turn them away or refer them to someone else, but we dig in. Dirty jobs are often rough around the edges and some dust may be stirred up in the process. Our team is eager to step in and help and provide consulting architecture, structural engineering and planning services on these often-unglamorous […]

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Renovation: Before & After

Renovation:

In our 35 years, many clients have selected us for facility renovations. It’s one of the best ways to increase a facility’s value and revitalize its appearance. Most of the renovations were driven by operational and energy efficiency improvements, and the visual impact is what most people notice. Take a look at these dramatic transformations! […]

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Monett Area YMCA Opens

Monett

The new Monett Area YMCA is open to the community! This $11 million facility was funded by private donations to the Monett Branch of the Ozarks Regional YMCA. The 62,187 sq. ft. facility accented in bright, primary and secondary colors features: ADA accessible family pool ADA accessible, eight lane competition-grade swimming pool Splash pool Two […]

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Looking Ahead Into 2013

Looking

2013 is underway, and the news from Butler, Rosenbury & Partners comes from Alaska to Michigan to East Tennessee to Washington state to our hometown of Springfield, Missouri. We’re working on exciting assignments of various project types, scopes and budgets, and we wouldn’t have it any other way! Projects on the Boards Include: Embassy Suites […]

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A Brief Overview for Business Owners on the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design

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Back in June, we discussed ADA Accessibility – What is it and how does it affect your business? This month we would like to provide more specific information about this standard and also point out some changes between the original 1990 ADA and the new 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design, which went into effect […]

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A New Option in Off Campus Living for Area University Students

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“Student housing is certainly the darling of commercial real estate now, and probably the most liquid sector right now. We’re going to see a continuing trend toward more development,” says Travis Prince, senior associate with the Jackman Prince group of Marcus & Millichap in Tampa, FL. This type of real estate development requires location, economy […]

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Bolivar Aqua Zone – and BR&P – Raise the Bar for Regional Aquatics Centers

Bolivar

The newest aquatics center in the region opened in Bolivar, MO at the beginning of July. The $5.5 million addition to the Roy Blunt YMCA, also designed by Butler, Rosenbury & Partners several years ago, is a year-round swimming attraction giving patrons the opportunity to swim “outside” due to the unique OpenAire glass enclosure featuring […]

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Where the Rubber Meets the Road

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The construction phase of a project is where there is the highest probability for problems to crop up. As a contractor friend says, “It’s where the rubber meets the road.” During the design phase, nearly everything is hypothetical and speculative because design is based on guidelines, specifications, calculations and experience. Every attempt is made by […]

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Be Prepared with a Plan of Action

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Branson Tornado Damage Assessments (Branson, MO) When one of our clients, HCW, LLC, recently experienced immense damage to several of its properties in Branson we were called in to help. Two of our partners, David Hess, AIA and Bruce Adib-Yazdi, AIA, LEED AP, went to help assess the situation at the Hilton Hotel and the […]

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Survey Says…

In late May, BR&P conducted an anonymous survey to gauge how our firm is perceived in general, and, specifically, how we perform on projects. The results are in, and we want to share them with you. Who responded? 297 people completed the online survey, and of those… 17% were Consultants 16% we’ve worked with as […]

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