Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

All articles for the month of 11/2014.

Supporting Intern Architects

Supporting Intern Architects

Recipients of the 2014–2017 IDP Outstanding Firm Awards set the bar high. It’s tough for an aspiring architect out there, but it’s also tough for firms that may not see the value in devoting resources to training. In the spirit of supporting emerging professionals and architects alike, the AIA and the NCARB annually recognize firms that go above and beyond to help intern architects with the IDP (Intern Development Program) Outstanding Firm Awards.

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Can Central City Come Back?

Can Central City Come Back?

“It’s an historic, iconic building (Myrtle Banks Elementary). Without a doubt the hub will be a cornerstone for redevelopment of the entire commercial corridor. It brings food to an area that needs a supermarket that otherwise doesn’t have one, and it’s also close enough to chefs and other wholesale markets we service in the city.” Don’t peg this just as a grocery store, though. “It’s not to say that you can’t get most of your grocery items at the market, but this is more of a reinterpretation of a traditional public market,” says John Burns, founder and president of Jack & Jake’s. “It’s more of a community space that invites you to come in and stay and enjoy yourself, as opposed to a typical grocery store. Spend some time, eat something, meet your neighbors, listen to some music, but also buy fresh food at a very affordable price.”

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AIA LA Awards Three Eskew+Dumez+Ripple Projects

AIA LA Awards Three Eskew+Dumez+Ripple Projects

The American Institute of Architects Louisiana affiliate announces the winners of the 2014 AIA Louisiana Design Awards.

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