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Why did you want to become an architect?

Why did you want to become an architect?

Written by Brooke Whitehurst, Assoc. AIA I just graduated with my masters, and am currently working on becoming a licensed architect, and I think a lot of my motives to become an architect stemmed from my upbringing. Growing up in a low-income area with a single mom, I developed a passion for helping those in…

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22 February
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Women in Architecture: Where do things stand?

Women in Architecture: Where do things stand?

Written by Eva M. Read-Warden, AIA Hopefully today, when one thinks about the role of women in any profession, one does not give a second thought about gender and a person’s ability to perform in their job.  Haven’t we been at this long enough to be past that issue?  After all, the ‘Women’s Movement’ as…

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28 January
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White Christmas at the QUEEN

White Christmas at the QUEEN

Written by Eva Read-Warden, Principal What is Christmas without classic holiday films? Not only is the nostalgia something that we enjoy, but also the time spent sharing such moments with friends and family. Imagine what it must have been like to share a holiday film in the era when film was seen only on the…

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14 December
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The Arkitex Studio Inc.  introduces Alanna Burnett & Brynne Adamson

The Arkitex Studio Inc. introduces Alanna Burnett & Brynne Adamson

Written by Janet Divin, Office Manager As Thanksgiving approaches, we can’t help but be thankful and introduce our new student interns of Arkitex Studio to all of you! Meet our two new additions to the team; Alanna Burnett and Brynne Adamson. Meet Alanna Burnett “My name is Alanna Burnett and I’m a junior Architecture major…

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6 November
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Higher Ed Facilities Directors Talk about their Greatest Challenges

Higher Ed Facilities Directors Talk about their Greatest Challenges

Written by Charlie Burris, AIA We recently conducted a research project with the objective of identifying the top challenges facing Facilities Directors when it comes to planning and building higher education facilities.  Architects are natural problem-solvers, and we spend a lot of time educating our clients.  Contacting a number of Directors from different colleges and…

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7 March
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CASE STUDY: Replacing an Existing Building Within a Historic Church Campus

CASE STUDY: Replacing an Existing Building Within a Historic Church Campus

  How do you replace an existing building within a constrained and historic campus?  From a strict preservation standpoint, the answer is simple: don’t.  Sometimes, though, that is not an option and the answer is much longer.   At First United Methodist Church (FUMC) – a church campus located off the courthouse square in Huntsville,…

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7 December
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Exterior Materials – More Than Just a Casual Decision

Exterior Materials – More Than Just a Casual Decision

Article by: Pamela da Graca, Associate AIA   Choosing exterior materials for a building sounds straightforward.  Most people have aesthetic preferences and you only have about a half dozen broad categories between which to choose.  But, like any skin, a building’s envelope both separates it from and connects it to the rest of the world. …

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9 May
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Soaring with Astin Aviation

Soaring with Astin Aviation

Soaring with Astin Aviation The Arkitex Studio, Inc. is soaring through their latest project. Now a year into the expansion of Easterwood Airport, principal architect Mike Record is pleased with how the project is going. “When this building project is over, the general aviation terminal will be open to the public. I hope they will…

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2 February
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Cost, Scope, Quality: 3 Key Factors to Project Success

Cost, Scope, Quality: 3 Key Factors to Project Success

Maybe your organization or company is getting ready to build a space that will let you achieve all your goals. Or perhaps you’re getting closer to your dream of a new home, built exactly as you’ve always wanted it. What do you need to know first? Based on their years of experience working with clients…

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7 November
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Check Out Our Updated Website!

Check Out Our Updated Website!

www.arkitex.com We know in this quickly changing world technology is so important. So we took the necessary steps to refresh our website! We’ve added new team members and stay tuned for new blogs. Click on the link and tell us what you think.

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7 June
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The Arkitex Process: What You Need to Know

The Arkitex Process: What You Need to Know

  The Arkitex Process: What You Need to Know What should you expect the architectural design process to be like? Working with The Arkitex Studio is an exciting, challenging, and ultimately rewarding “journey.”. Understanding the process can help you become a true partner in the creation of your building.  The Arkitex team has developed a…

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1 June
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