Kelli A. Griffith Joins SchenkelShultz’s Orlando Office

Kelli A. Griffith, NCIDQ, LEED® AP, joins SchenkelShultz as a Senior Interior Designer. A Registered Interior Designer in Florida, she has 15 years of experience and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Savannah College of Art … Continued

Kelli A. Griffith Joins SchenkelShultz’s Orlando Office
SchenkelShultz Honored with 3 Awards from FEFPA

SchenkelShultz Honored with 3 Awards from FEFPA

SchenkelShultz was honored with three awards in the Architectural Showcase presented by the Florida Educational Facilities Planners’ Association (FEFPA) at the Winter Conference held February 2018. In the High School category, SchenkelShultz received a 1st Place award for the outstanding … Continued

UF Heavener Hall Earns LEED® Gold Certification

The University of Florida’s Heavener Hall School of Business is home to undergraduate students in the Warrington College of Business Administration. The 21st century academic building includes classrooms, study rooms, academic advisement areas, informal collaboration zones, a café on the … Continued

UF Heavener Hall Earns LEED<sup>®</sup> Gold Certification
Elkin Adarve joins Orlando Office as Project Architect

Elkin Adarve joins Orlando Office as Project Architect

Elkin holds a Master of Architecture from Universidad de los Andes in Bogota, Colombia.

Milestone Anniversaries for Five Employees

Celebrating 30 years with SchenkelShultz are Daniel M. Tarczynski, AIA, Partner, and Kevin J. Winter, Associate Principal. Dan is a leading education designer and Kevin serves as the firm’s Information Technology Director.   Joseph S. Toth, AIA, reaches the 25 … Continued

Milestone Anniversaries for Five Employees
SchenkelShultz Announces Promotions

SchenkelShultz Announces Promotions

Gay L. Geiger, AIA, Lynn M. Lefebvre, AIA, LEED® AP and Cathy Roche, AIA, LEED® AP, have been promoted to Principals in the firm.   Promoted to Associate Principal are Stephen J. Carroll, Bridget A. Paterno, Somer A. Spencer, AIA, … Continued

Yaritza Alvarado joins Orlando Office

Yaritza Alvarado joins SchenkelShultz’s Orlando office as a Project Accountant. She has 14 years of experience and earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Sagrado Corazon University in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Yaritza Alvarado joins Orlando Office
Taylor Barton joins Orlando Office

Taylor Barton joins Orlando Office

Taylor Barton was hired in a Project Support role in the firm’s Orlando office. He holds both a Master of Education in Human Resource Development and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Kelli Addison joins Orlando Office as Project Designer

Kelli has 10 years of professional design experience and holds a Master of Architecture degree from Florida A&M University and Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design from Florida State University. She is also a LEED® Accredited Professional.

Kelli Addison joins Orlando Office as Project Designer
Nihal Haddad Alwakeel receives Registered Architect license in Florida

Nihal Haddad Alwakeel receives Registered Architect license in Florida

Nihal, an Associate at SchenkelShultz, received her Florida architectural license. She is also a LEED® Accredited Professional and has 17 years of experience, including the past 7 years at SchenkelShultz.

Iris Zayas joins Orlando Office as Senior Project Accountant

Iris has 20 years of experience and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Dowling College in Long Island, NY.

Iris Zayas joins Orlando Office as Senior Project Accountant
School Planning & Management’s July / August article

School Planning & Management’s July / August article

SchenkelShultz’s J. David Torbert, AIA, Partner, and Patrick G. Rauch, AIA, Associate Principal, were included in School Planning & Management’s feature July / August article on active planning in K-12 schools. Serving as an architectural source and subject matter expert, … Continued

SchenkelShultz at the Forefront of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority’s Mass Transit Development at Orlando International Airport

SchenkelShultz Architecture, Orlando, has been an integral part of the mass transit planning and master plan development of the new Intermodal Terminal Facility (ITF), the South Airport’s Automated People Mover (APM) Complex and the new 16-gate South Terminal at Orlando … Continued

Kevin Schaffner receives Registered Architect license in Florida

Kevin Schaffner receives Registered Architect license in Florida

Kevin, an Associate at SchenkelShultz, received his Florida architectural license. He began his career at the firm in 2011 and earned his Master of Architecture degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Marut Angsuratanawech joins Orlando Office as Design Support

Marut has three years of professional design experience and holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Florida. He is also a LEED® Green Associate.

Marut Angsuratanawech joins Orlando Office as Design Support
UF Newell Hall Holds Grand Opening Event

UF Newell Hall Holds Grand Opening Event

On April 17th, a Grand Opening Event was held for the University of Florida’s Newell Hall Renovation designed by SchenkelShultz, in association with Robert A.M. Stern Architects. The renovations transform the historic building into a state-of-the-art, 21st century Active Learning … Continued

Millennium Middle School Breaks Ground

An April 18th groundbreaking ceremony was held for Seminole County Public Schools’ newest 21st century school, Millennium Middle School in Sanford. Designed by SchenkelShultz, the school has a focus on the performing arts and will house 1,900 students. The state-of-the-art … Continued

Millennium Middle School Breaks Ground
Zinnia Villamor Earns Architectural Registration

Zinnia Villamor Earns Architectural Registration

Zinnia Villamor earned her architectural registration license in the State of Florida. Additionally, earlier this year Zinnia received her LEED® Green Associate designation from the United States Green Building Council.

Global UCF Wins The LEED® NC Project of the Year Award

The SchenkelShultz designed Global UCF Building for the University of Central Florida won the 2017 LEED® NC (New Construction) Project of the Year Award presented by the United States Green Building Council – Central Florida Region.  The design and construction … Continued

Global UCF Wins The LEED® NC Project of the Year Award
New Players Center for Performing Arts in Lakewood Ranch

New Players Center for Performing Arts in Lakewood Ranch

SchenkelShultz is the Architect of Record for the new $28 million Performing Arts Center for The Players in Sarasota. To be located in Lakewood Ranch’s Waterside development, the new 70,000 square-foot multi-use venue will feature a 480-seat Main Stage Auditorium, … Continued

I4 – The Future of Orlando International Airport

SchenkelShultz’s role as the Greater Orlando Airport Authority’s General Consultant was noted in the February 2017 issue of I4 Business in the article “A Vision Takes Shape: The Future of Orlando International Airport”.    A Vision Takes Shape: The Future … Continued

I4 – The Future of Orlando International Airport
SchenkelShultz Honored with 2 Awards from FEFPA

SchenkelShultz Honored with 2 Awards from FEFPA

SchenkelShultz was honored with two awards in the Architectural Showcase presented by the Florida Educational Facilities Planners’ Association (FEFPA) at the Winter Conference held in February 2017. In the University category, SchenkelShultz received a 1st Place award for the outstanding … Continued

SchenkelShultz Announces Firm Promotions

Gay L. Geiger, AIA, has been promoted to an Associate Principal in the firm. Promoted to an Associate with SchenkelShultz are Marina Giammattei in the firm’s Orlando office and Patrick Hartig, LEED® AP, located in the Fort Myers office.

SchenkelShultz Announces Firm Promotions
Milestone Anniversaries for Five Employees

Milestone Anniversaries for Five Employees

Celebrating 20 years with SchenkelShultz in 2017 are Ernie Straughn, AIA, Partner, and Craig W. Hanson, AIA, LEED® AP, Principal. Ernie and Craig are both actively involved in the firm’s aviation work at international and regional airports across the country. … Continued

Three Projects Achieve LEED® Certification

Global UCF Building at the University of Central Florida (UCF) has received LEED® Gold Certification from the US Green Building Council. This is the fourth certified building that SchenkelShultz has designed on UCF’s main campus.   Also recently certified was … Continued

Three Projects Achieve LEED® Certification
Maria Delgado joins SchenkelShultz as a Senior Interior Designer

Maria Delgado joins SchenkelShultz as a Senior Interior Designer

Maria is a Registered Interior Designer in Florida with 16 years of experience. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology and has received the National Council of Interior Design Qualification certification.

New High School in Osceola County Breaks Ground

The new High School FFF at Boggy Creek for The School District of Osceola County has started construction in Kissimmee, Florida. The high school will have a focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math). The new prototype school … Continued

New High School in Osceola County Breaks Ground
Fort Rucker Elementary School Design Wins Honorable Mention Award

Fort Rucker Elementary School Design Wins Honorable Mention Award

SchenkelShultz’s design of Fort Rucker Elementary School was honored with an Honorable Mention Award from Learning By Design in their Fall 2016 Educational Design Showcase. The project is only 1 of 7 designs to be recognized as an Honorable Mention … Continued

The Orlando Office Welcomes New Employee

Samantha Lopez joined SchenkelShultz as Receptionist.

The Orlando Office Welcomes New Employee
Suncoast Technical College North Port Breaks Ground

Suncoast Technical College North Port Breaks Ground

The groundbreaking was held for the Suncoast Technical Center North Port campus and Shannon Staub Public Library project in North Port, Florida. The groundbreaking event marked the official start of the latest career and technical education facility for Sarasota County … Continued

SchenkelShultz Ranks as a Top Firm By Building Design + Construction

SchenkelShultz ranks among the top architecture/engineering firms in the nation by Building Design + Construction’s 2016 Giants 300 Report. Moving up in the rankings from 2015, the firm is ranked 12th in the Airport Terminal Sector and the 32nd largest K-12 School … Continued

SchenkelShultz Completes Crookshank Elementary School Addition in St. Augustine “M”

SchenkelShultz Completes Crookshank Elementary School Addition in St. Augustine “M”

SchenkelShultz recently completed design of a 36,670 SF classroom building addition at John A. Crookshank Elementary School n St. Augustine. The new, 21st century classroom building is centered on two learning hubs promoting an open, collaborative learning environment for 480 … Continued

Kyle Sheppard joins SchenkelShultz as Design Support

Kyle Sheppard joins SchenkelShultz’s Orlando Office in a Design Support role. He has two years of design experience and holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Florida. Kyle is also a graduate of the University of Central … Continued

Kyle Sheppard joins SchenkelShultz as Design Support

SchenkelShultz designs St. Johns County School District’s new 21st century Elementary School “M”

SchenkelShultz Architecture designed St. Johns County School District’s new 21st century Elementary School “M” which will break ground this summer in the World Golf Village area of St. Augustine. The innovative facility is designed to foster hands-on learning experiences utilizing … Continued

Carlo Giammettei joins SchenkelShultz

Carlo Giammattei joined SchenkelShultz’s Orlando office in a Design Support role. He has 11 years of experience and holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Florida International University.

Carlo Giammettei joins SchenkelShultz
SchenkelShultz designing Seminole County Public Schools’ New 21st Century Millennium Middle School

SchenkelShultz designing Seminole County Public Schools’ New 21st Century Millennium Middle School

SchenkelShultz is designing Seminole County Public Schools’ newest 21st century school for Millennium Middle School located in Sanford. The innovative school is being designed with a focus on the performing arts and will house 1,900 students. The state-of-the-art school will … Continued

J. Thomas Chandler, AIA, President & COO featured in I4 Business Magazine

SchenkelShultz’s President & COO, J. Thomas Chandler, AIA, was featured in the February 2016 edition of I4 Business magazine, which focuses on Orlando’s business and entrepreneurial leaders. The “Up Close” column speaks strongly to the firm’s impact in Central Florida … Continued

J. Thomas Chandler, AIA, President & COO featured in I4 Business Magazine
SchenkelShultz Honored with 3 Awards from FEFPA

SchenkelShultz Honored with 3 Awards from FEFPA

SchenkelShultz was honored with three awards in the Architectural Showcase presented by the Florida Educational Facilities Planners’ Association (FEFPA) at the Winter Conference held in February 2016. In the University category, SchenkelShultz received a 1st Place award for the outstanding … Continued

Shane Wolfe Rejoins SchenkelShultz

Shane Wolfe rejoins SchenkelShultz as Construction Administrator. Shane has more than 10 years of experience, including spending three previous years with SchenkelShultz, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management from Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Shane Wolfe Rejoins SchenkelShultz
Milestone Anniversaries for Seven Employees

Milestone Anniversaries for Seven Employees

Gary Porter, an Associate with the firm, celebrates his 20th anniversary in SchenkelShultz’s Orlando office. Additionally, celebrating their 10th anniversary at SchenkelShultz are six employees: Brook K. Sherrard, AIA, LEED® AP, Principal, Cathy Roche, AIA, LEED® AP and Andrea Rivero, … Continued

SchenkelShultz Announces Firm Promotions

Daniel C. Laggan, AIA, has been promoted to Managing Partner of the firm. Dan plays an integral role in the management of the firm’s operations.   José H. Burgos, AIA, Johnnie D. Lohrum, AIA, LEED® AP, and Brook K. Sherrard, … Continued

SchenkelShultz Announces Firm Promotions
SchenkelShultz Announces Two New Hires in the Orlando Office

SchenkelShultz Announces Two New Hires in the Orlando Office

Gay L. Geiger, AIA has joined SchenkelShultz’s Orlando Office as Project Architect. She has 28 years of design experience and holds a Masters of Architecture and Bachelor of Design from the University of Florida. Gay is a Registered Architect and … Continued

SchenkelShultz Awarded Wekiva Elementary School Renovation Project

SchenkelShultz won the contract to remodel and renovate Wekiva Elementary School for Seminole County Public Schools. Originally constructed in 1977 with open pod classroom buildings, the design work will include providing permanent walls between classrooms, improving circulation routes plus new … Continued

Design of a 21st Century Active Learning Commons Underway at UF Newell Hall

SchenkelShultz, in association with Robert A.M. Stern Architects (RAMSA), has been contracted to design the transformation of the University of Florida’s historic Newell Hall into a state-of-the-art 21st century Active Learning Commons. The goal of the renovations is to create … Continued

Marina Giammattei Joins SchenkelShultz Architecture

Marina Giammattei joined SchenkelShultz in the firm’s Orlando office in a Design Support Role. She has 10 years of design experience and earned both her Master and Bachelor of Architecture degrees from Florida International University.

Marina Giammattei Joins SchenkelShultz Architecture

SchenkelShultz Designing Suncoast Technical College’s new South Campus

SchenkelShultz won the contract to design Phase I of the Suncoast Technical College and Sarasota County Public Library in North Port by the School Board of Sarasota County. The project includes a state-of-the-art technical college that will provide real world, … Continued

New 21st Century Learning Environment at Fort Rucker Elementary School

SchenkelShultz is designing Fort Rucker Elementary School Replacement, a modern 21st century learning environment in Alabama for the Department of Defense for Education Activity (DoDEA). The 133,542 SF project was awarded to SchenkelShultz under the firm’s Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) … Continued

SchenkelShultz Designing Orange County Public Schools’ New West Orange Relief High School

SchenkelShultz Designing Orange County Public Schools’ New West Orange Relief High School

SchenkelShultz is designing Orange County Public Schools’ new, 348,066 SF West Orange Relief High School with a construction budget of $70 million. The prototype high school is designed with Florida Vernacular features and will accommodate approximately 2,800 students. The school … Continued