Renovations Underway at the Esteemed Booker High School Visual Performing Arts Center

Currently under construction, the improvements to the Visual Performing Arts (VPA) Center breathes new life into the theater and enhances the performative and technical quality of the facility, reflecting its reputation as a premier program in the state of Florida. … Continued

Renovations Underway at the Esteemed Booker High School Visual Performing Arts Center
New High School Campus to be Net Zero Ready

New High School Campus to be Net Zero Ready

The School District of Osceola County and SchenkelShultz’s commitment to high performance, energy efficient schools is going to be a game changer for the state of Florida.  High School AAA is poised to be first full high school campus in Florida … Continued

Honorable Mention & Best All Around Winner in Canstruction© Orlando Event

Canstruction© Orlando’s annual food drive brings local teams together to build structures using cans of food that get donated to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida after the event. “Fortifying Students through Nutrition for Learning” was our guiding principle … Continued

Honorable Mention & Best All Around Winner in Canstruction© Orlando Event
New Volusia County Medical Examiner’s Office Breaks Ground

New Volusia County Medical Examiner’s Office Breaks Ground

Construction has kicked off for our new Volusia County Office of the District Medical Examiner. The design meets the National Association of Medical Examiners (N.A.M.E) accreditation and standards and gives the County a new, modern and state-of-the-art facility. The purpose … Continued

Southwest Florida Office Celebrates 30 Years in the Community

Since opening our studio doors in Fort Myers 30 years ago, we have been part of the growth and development of Southwest Florida’s educational, aviation and community infrastructure. Our imprint can be seen when you arrive at FGCU’s campus at … Continued

Southwest Florida Office Celebrates 30 Years in the Community
Inspiring Redesign of the New Terminal at Naples Airport Completed

Inspiring Redesign of the New Terminal at Naples Airport Completed

Inspired by the Naples Pier as the “the original gateway to Naples”, our new design of the General Aviation Terminal at the Naples Airport mirrors the coastal vision and beauty of the Gulf Coast, welcoming visitors with a modern style … Continued

Design of Building 2 on Daytona State College’s Deltona Campus Becoming a Reality

A growing demand to strengthen the career pipeline for professionals in the healthcare and machining industries prompted Daytona State College to embark on the construction of a new multidisciplinary laboratory and academic building on the College’s Deltona campus. Building 2 … Continued

Design of Building 2 on Daytona State College’s Deltona Campus Becoming a Reality
Elementary School “A” in Osceola County Breaks Ground

Elementary School “A” in Osceola County Breaks Ground

Our latest elementary school for The School District of Osceola County broke ground in Celebration Island Village. The modern learning environment will be enriched with flexible maker spaces, and collaborative areas. The school is designed with high performance sustainable elements … Continued

Marco Ibarra Rejoins the Firm

Marco Ibarra returns to the firm’s Orlando office as a Designer. He brings over 30 years in technical production and has been involved in the firm’s education and public safety projects.

Marco Ibarra Rejoins the Firm
Fire Station #9 Opens in Sarasota County

Fire Station #9 Opens in Sarasota County

Sarasota County’s new Fire Station #9 recently completed along Bee Ridge Road in the northeast part of the county. The new station replaces an outdated structure with a modern facility housing 3 drive-through apparatus bays, offices, fitness area, kitchen, dayroom … Continued

Two Project Managers Join the Firm

Barbara Cushing and Aaron Jacobson have joined SchenkelShultz as Project Managers. Barbara brings over 15 years of experience to the Orlando Office having worked on commercial, education and civic projects. She has a Doctorate in Architecture from the University of … Continued

Two Project Managers Join the Firm
Craig Dobyns Joins the Orlando Office as a Sr. Project Architect

Craig Dobyns Joins the Orlando Office as a Sr. Project Architect

Craig Dobyns brings 23 years of experience to our Orlando studio as an Architect. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and earned his registration in four states. Craig is also a LEED® Accredited … Continued

Ekta Desai Named as one UF’s 40 Under 40 List

Ekta, a Partner and Design Lead at SchenkelShultz, was named to the University of Florida’s 2022 “40 Gators Under 40”. The annual list recognizes outstanding young alumni who positively impacted their local community and profession. Ekta has 15 years of … Continued

Ekta Desai Named as one UF’s 40 Under 40 List
LHPS’ Porter Family Center for Innovation & Academics Breaks Ground

LHPS’ Porter Family Center for Innovation & Academics Breaks Ground

The new Porter Family Center for Innovation & Academics at Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando kicked off construction with a groundbreaking event. The design of the new building will enhance their academic programming and foster interdisciplinary learning and collaboration, … Continued

Renato Carvalheira and Christian Delgado Join the Orlando Office as Designers

Our studio has added two new design professionals to our team in Orlando. Renato Carvalheira has over 20 years of experience in the industry with a background in education, aviation, municipal and hospitality projects. He is a LEED® Accredited Professional … Continued

Renato Carvalheira and Christian Delgado Join the Orlando Office as Designers
Sam Lopez Rejoins SchenkelShultz

Sam Lopez Rejoins SchenkelShultz

Sam Lopez returns to the firm’s Orlando office as a Construction Administration Assistant. She spent 5 years previously with the firm in an administrative role as a Receptionist. Sam brings her knowledge of the industry and enthusiasm back to the … Continued

Ramstein High School Wins Award of Merit

For the 8th straight year, SchenkelShultz earned a design award in the Architectural Showcase at the Florida Educational Facilities Planners Association’s (FEFPA) winter conference. Ramstein High School was honored with an Award of Merit in the high school category recognizing … Continued

Ramstein High School Wins Award of Merit
Stanley Liu Joins the Orlando Office

Stanley Liu Joins the Orlando Office

Serving as a Designer, Stanley Liu brings 7 years of architectural design and project coordination experience to the team.  He received his Masters of Architecture and Bachelor of Design, with a focus in Architecture, both from the University of Florida. … Continued

Sr. Interior Designer Joins Fort Myers Office

Gennifer Hunt brings 11 years of experience to the firm’s Fort Myers office as a Sr. Interior Designer. She has completed a variety of projects including office buildings, medical centers, senior living centers and clubhouses in Southwest Florida. She received … Continued

Sr. Interior Designer Joins Fort Myers Office
Blakely Jones Joins the Orlando Office

Blakely Jones Joins the Orlando Office

Blakely Jones has joined SchenkelShultz’s Orlando office serving in an administrative role as a Receptionist. She brings 5 years of customer service experience to the position and is an alumni of Brewton-Parker College in Mt. Vernon, Georgia.

New Registered Architect in Orlando

Alex Straughn, an Associate with the firm, is our newest Registered Architect. He started as an intern 6 years ago and has worked full-time on our aviation team since he earned his Masters of Architecture from University of Florida’s CityLab-Orlando. … Continued

New Registered Architect in Orlando
Marco Island Airport Terminal Wins FDOT Award

Marco Island Airport Terminal Wins FDOT Award

The new modern executive terminal, designed with an Old Florida vernacular, that serves visitors and residents in Southwest Florida was awarded the 2021 General Aviation Airport Project of the Year by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The first floor … Continued

New Construction Administrator Joins Orlando Office

Peter Spooner joined the Orlando Office as a Construction Administrator with over 14 years of experience. He received his Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Design from the University of Florida and is a LEED® Accredited Professional. Peter has a … Continued

New Construction Administrator Joins Orlando Office
Completion of P.K. Yonge Middle-High School

Completion of P.K. Yonge Middle-High School

P.K. Yonge, which is affiliated with the University of Florida as a developmental research school, has a new middle-high school building for its secondary students. The new 3-story building was designed to be energy efficient and foster collaboration at all … Continued

Jacqueline Bradley & Clarence Otis Family Branch Boys & Girls Club Opens

The new, state-of-the-art Bradley-Otis Family Branch of the Boys & Girls Club opened in Orlando’s West Lakes community. The facility has a modern aesthetic and incorporates the latest technology to create a multi-use and diverse environment for children of various … Continued

Jacqueline Bradley & Clarence Otis Family Branch Boys & Girls Club Opens
Patrick Rauch Joins UCP of Central Florida Board

Patrick Rauch Joins UCP of Central Florida Board

Patrick Rauch, who is a part of the design team for the new Healthy West Orange campus in Winter Garden, has been appointed as a Board Member of the UCP of Central Florida. As a Principal of the firm, Patrick … Continued

Ilse Rojas Joins the Orlando Office

Ilse Rojas joins the firm’s Orlando Office providing architectural design, production and project management skills to the team. Ilse brings more than 30 years of experience in the industry with experience ranging from educational, hospitality, aviation, public transportation, recreational and … Continued

Ilse Rojas Joins the Orlando Office
SchenkelShultz Wins 3 FEFPA Awards

SchenkelShultz Wins 3 FEFPA Awards

For the 7th straight year, SchenkelShultz took home a 1st Place Award in the Architectural Showcase at the Florida Educational Facilities Planners Association’s (FEFPA) Winter Conference. We won 1st Place awards in the high school, college and university categories for … Continued

Two New Architects in Orlando Office

Andrew Hansen and Saji Matuk joined the Orlando Office as Project Architects. Andrew has 6 years of experience and is a Registered Architect in Florida and California. He has completed a variety of projects including theme parks both locally and … Continued

Two New Architects in Orlando Office
Next Generation of Leadership

Next Generation of Leadership

SchenkelShultz Architecture is pleased to announce that it has named the next generation of firm leaders – Ekta P. Desai AIA, Daniel C. Laggan AIA, J. David Torbert AIA and Michelle Chandler. These leadership changes reflect a thoughtful and strategic … Continued

New Project Architect in Orlando Office

Aaron Chayovan joined the firm’s Orlando Office and will serve as Project Architect. He is a Registered Architect and Interior Designer in Florida with over 18 years of experience. Aaron earned his Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in … Continued

New Project Architect in Orlando Office
Lyndia Mesidor Joins the Orlando Office

Lyndia Mesidor Joins the Orlando Office

Lyndia Mesidor brings more than 10 years of experience to the firm’s Orlando office as a Designer. She holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Florida A&M University and is a LEED® Green Associate. Lyndia has worked on a variety … Continued

SchenkelShultz Names Ekta Desai Partner and Design Lead

SchenkelShultz Architecture is pleased to announce that Ekta Prakash Desai AIA has been named Partner and Design Lead at the firm. Desai first joined SchenkelShultz in 2006 as an architectural intern. After graduation, she cultivated her creative roots for eight … Continued

SchenkelShultz Names Ekta Desai Partner and Design Lead
UCP West Orange Campus Breaks Ground

UCP West Orange Campus Breaks Ground

The groundbreaking ceremony was held for UCP of Central Florida’s new expansion campus in Winter Garden. The UCP Healthy West Orange campus will give students access to state-of-the-art education and therapy programs. The new school will include classrooms for students … Continued

DoDEA’s Parker Elementary School Opens

LTG (R) Ellis D. Parker Elementary School opened its doors to students and staff at Fort Rucker in Alabama. Located in the home of Army Aviation, the new school design incorporated aviation elements to represent the culture and significance of … Continued

DoDEA’s Parker Elementary School Opens
SchenkelShultz Adds Marketing Coordinator

SchenkelShultz Adds Marketing Coordinator

Samantha Reinneck joins the firm’s Orlando Office full-time as a Marketing Coordinator. She started with SchenkelShultz in May 2019 as an Intern and has been an integral part of the Marketing Team. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in … Continued

SchenkelShultz Adds 2 to Construction Administration Team

Robert Vella joined the team as Construction Administrator in March. Robert has over 40 years of experience in the AEC industry, including 6 previous years working for SchenkelShultz. Stephanie Landestoy joined the firm’s Orlando office in January as a Construction … Continued

SchenkelShultz Adds 2 to Construction Administration Team
New Project Architect in Orlando Office

New Project Architect in Orlando Office

Zoran Lozanovski joined the firm’s Orlando Office in March and will serve as Project Architect. He is a Registered Architect in Florida and California with over 10 years of design experience. Zoran received his Master of Architecture and Bachelor of … Continued

OIA South Airport Project Wins USGBC Leadership Award

SchenkelShultz was honored to be a part of the team to accept the Innovative Public Project Award from USGBC Central Florida for OIA’s South Airport Automated People Mover (APM). The APM is the first LEED® v4 certified project on the Airport’s … Continued

OIA South Airport Project Wins USGBC Leadership Award
OCPS High School Site 80 Breaks Ground

OCPS High School Site 80 Breaks Ground

The groundbreaking ceremony took place for Orange County Public Schools’ new High School Site 80 located in Orlando’s Dr. Phillips area. The new school is designed for nearly 3,000 students and will provide relief for two nearby high schools. This … Continued

Groundbreaking for New Boys & Girls Club

The groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new Jacqueline Bradley and Clarence Otis Family Boys & Girls Club in Orlando’s West Lakes neighborhood. The youth recreation facility is designed with a variety of spaces, including a health and lifestyles room, … Continued

Groundbreaking for New Boys & Girls Club
SchenkelShultz Wins 2 FEFPA Awards

SchenkelShultz Wins 2 FEFPA Awards

Tohopekaliga High School in Osceola County and P.K. Yonge Middle-High School at the University of Florida both won 1st Place Awards in the Architectural Showcase presented by the Florida Education Facilities Planners’ Association (FEFPA) at the Winter Conference. SchenkelShultz is … Continued

Tom Chandler Appointed as Chairman of the Catholic Foundation of Central Florida

Tom Chandler’s nomination to serve as the Chairman for the Catholic Foundation of Central Florida was announced at the organization’s annual meeting. This honor is a result of more than 8 years dedicated to the Foundation as a Board Member … Continued

Tom Chandler Appointed as Chairman of the Catholic Foundation of Central Florida
Polk County High School AAA Breaks Ground

Polk County High School AAA Breaks Ground

The groundbreaking ceremony was held for Polk County Public Schools’ new High School AAA. The 21st century school will accommodate 2,500 students and meet the needs of the growing community. SchenkelShultz designed the new high school to be flexible and … Continued

Michelle DeLora Receives Prestigious LEED Fellow Designation

Michelle DeLora, Associate Principal, is among the 2019 Class of LEED Fellows honored by the Green Business Certification Inc. A total of 29 individuals achieved the LEED Fellow designation and will be recognized at the USGBC Leadership Awards Ceremony in … Continued

Michelle DeLora Receives Prestigious LEED Fellow Designation
New High School Design in St. Johns County

New High School Design in St. Johns County

SchenkelShultz is designing the first new high school for St. Johns County Schools since 2008. The school will be collaborative, innovative and focused on the way 21st century students learn. Check out the article in the St. Augustine Record

New Fire Station and Evidence Center in DeLand

SchenkelShultz is excited to collaborate with The City of DeLand and the DeLand Fire Department on the design their new Fire Station 81 and with DeLand Police on their new Evidence Center. Check out the article in the Daytona Beach … Continued

New Fire Station and Evidence Center in DeLand
DBIA ARFF Wins FDOT Award

DBIA ARFF Wins FDOT Award

The state-of-the-art, new Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) Station at Daytona Beach International Airport replaced an outdated facility that was designed in  the 1970s. SchenkelShultz created a new station that efficiently provides fire services 24-hours a day and includes multi-vehicle … Continued