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RS&H-designed GuideWell Innovation Center Earns IIDA Award

The GuideWell Innovation Center in Central Florida is a facility of firsts.

It lives in one of the first buildings in Lake Nona Medical City in Orlando. Representing the innovation interests of the community, it is one of the first facilities of its kind, serving as the epicenter for the development of new health solutions.

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Mayo Clinic Opens Doors to Academy of Architecture for Health

As the Jacksonville chapter of the Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) approaches its one-year anniversary in June, it seems only fitting that its most recent meeting at the Mayo Clinic J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Simulation Center also be its most successful.

Using RS&H’s working relationship with the Mayo Clinic’s Campus Planning & Design group, Michael Compton, AIA, founding chair of the Jacksonville AAH, facilitated the educational tour for several AAH members and clinicians from across our region.

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New Pensacola YMCA spurs downtown revitalization, earns architecture award

“Any community that has a strong Y is a stronger community,” said Bill Seedes, executive director of the Bear Levin Studer YMCA in Pensacola, Fla.

A bold statement, but one that proves more accurate each day since the new downtown Pensacola Bear Levin Studer Family YMCA opened its doors. The $16 million, 52,000-square-foot building was recently honored by the American Institute of Architecture Northwest Florida Chapter with a Merit Award of Excellence for New Work.

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RS&H’s New Buildings Design-Build Practitioner Brings More Than Experience

Accomplished architect and senior design-build (D/B) practitioner Rob Smedley joined RS&H this February, bringing with him more than 30 years of experience on diverse projects for both public and private clients. As a member of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA), serving as both National and Florida Region Membership Chair, he also carries a substantial amount of industry clout with him.Continue Reading →

RS&H-designed YMCA exceeding expectations