SSOE | Stevens & Wilkinson’s Kimpton Sylvan Hotel Receives Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Award for Excellence in Rehabilitation

ATLANTA, Georgia, May 13, 2022 – SSOE | S&W (www.ssoe.com), an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, is proud to announce that the Kimpton Sylvan Hotel received The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2022 Preservation Award for Excellence in Rehabilitation. The Georgia Trust is one of the country’s leading statewide, nonprofit preservation organizations, working for the revitalization of Georgia’s diverse historic resources and advocates, their appreciation, protection, and use. The Excellence in Rehabilitation Award is presented annually for projects that make compatible use of a building through repair, alterations, or additions while preserving features of the property that convey its historic value. Read more

SSOE Group to Celebrate Earth Day with the Signing of the Architecture 2030 Challenge and Science Based Target Initiative Commitment Letters

TOLEDO, Ohio, April 18, 2022 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, is celebrating Earth Day by signing a set of sustainability commitments. These commitments will be signed by SSOE’s CEO Vince DiPofi, PE, and include the Architecture 2030 Challenge and Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi). In acknowledging the importance of reducing emissions, these sustainability-focused challenges will ultimately better serve our clients, colleagues, and communities. Read more

The Atlanta Journal – Constitution Article: “In Southside Neighborhood, A New Model for Development on the Beltline”

SSOE | Stevens & Wilkinson’s Pittsburgh Yards project was recently featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. This new opportunity zone bookends the southern edge of the Pittsburgh neighborhood in Atlanta, creating opportunities for an equitable distribution of income, career development, and entrepreneurship for residents in the surrounding NPU-V neighborhoods. This 30-acre development now serves as a transitional conduit between the neighborhood streets and the interconnected activity of the Atlanta Beltline’s commercial and recreational traffic. Read more

Lab Manager Article: “Project Profile: Georgia Southern Center for Engineering and Research”

SSOE | Stevens & Wilkinson’s Georgia Southern Center for Engineering and Research project was recently featured in Lab Manager. The new 140,000 SF facility, which was completed in January 2021, houses all engineering programs on campus containing state-of-the-art laboratories for mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, robotics, and manufacturing engineering, among others. The building is designed to facilitate academic and institutional partnerships throughout the region and produce the next generation of highly trained engineers prepared for 21st century professions.

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SSOE | Stevens & Wilkinson’s Laura Morton Receives 2022 Emerging Professional Award from AIA Georgia

ATLANTA, Georgia, May 6, 2022 – SSOE | S&W (www.ssoe.com), an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, is proud to announce that Laura Morton, AIA, Senior Architect, was awarded the 2022 Emerging Professional Award from the Georgia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Georgia). The Emerging Professional Award recognizes an AIA member who has furthered the objectives of the AIA, the architectural profession, and neighboring communities. Winners were revealed at the AIA Georgia Design & Honor Awards, hosted at Ponce City Market’s Rooftop Venue in Atlanta, Georgia. Read more

Northside Neighbor Article: “New Atlanta hotels open as city emerges from COVID-19 pandemic”

SSOE | Stevens & Wilkinson’s Kimpton Sylvan Hotel project was recently featured in Northside Neighbor. Originally built in the early 1950s by Atlanta architect James C. Wise, the post-war efficiency apartment building has been restored to its previous mid-century modern style after previous renovations converted the building into senior housing and condominium units. The SSOE | S&W design team transformed the condominium units into a 216-key hotel that now features a restaurant and bar, courtyard dining, private pool, and rooftop lounge.

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SSOE | Stevens & Wilkinson Announces Several Recent American Institute of Architects Board Elections

TOLEDO, Ohio, February 10, 2022 SSOE | S&W (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is proud to announce several recent American Institute of Architects (AIA) board appointments within their Building Design Group business unit. The four SSOE | S&W individuals appointed are Todd Dolson, Heather Judge, Adriane McGillis, and Laura Morton. Read more

BD+C Magazine Article: “Atlanta’s David T. Howard School Completes Redesign and Rehabilitation Project”

SSOE | Stevens & Wilkinson’s David T. Howard Middle School project was recently featured in Building Design+Construction. The school was originally opened in 1924 and closed more than half a century later in 1976. SSOE | S&W served as the lead architecture and engineering firm on this award-winning $52 million renovation and expansion project, while Lord Aeck Sargent provided historic rehabilitation, landscape design, and building skin design.

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Article: “Howard Middle School, home to MLK Jr., reopens after $52M renovation”

SSOE | Stevens & Wilkinson’s David T. Howard Middle School project was recently featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The school was originally opened in 1924 and closed more than half a century later in 1976. SSOE | S&W served as the lead architecture and engineering firm on this award-winning $52 million renovation and expansion project, while Lord Aeck Sargent provided historic rehabilitation, landscape design, and building skin design.

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SSOE Group Announces Expansion of its Board of Directors and Three New Principals

TOLEDO, Ohio, December 6, 2021 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, announced today an expansion of the firm’s Board of Directors and appointment of three new principal owners. Read more

SSOE is Proud Sponsor for Upcoming Transatlantic Business and Investment Council Annual Conference

ATLANTA, Georgia, November 2, 2021 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is proud to announce their sponsorship of this year’s Transatlantic Business and Investment Council (TBIC) Conference “Jumpstarting Transatlantic FDI Recovery” on Monday, November 8, 2021 at the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. Read more

SSOE | Stevens & Wilkinson Receives AIA Georgia Design Award for the Historic Preservation of Atlanta Public Schools’ David T. Howard Middle School Renovation and Addition Project

ATLANTA, Georgia, October 29, 2021 – SSOE | S&W (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, announced its recent design award win from the American Institute of Architects Georgia Chapter (AIA Georgia). The firm took home the 2021 Honor Design Award in Renovation / Restoration and Adaptive Reuse Over $1M for the recently completed David T. Howard Middle School project. Read more

Firm Principal Bill Clark Awarded Rothschild Award by AIA Georgia

ATLANTA, Georgia, October 28, 2021 – SSOE | S&W (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is proud to announce that Bill Clark, AIA, LEED AP, Principal and Architect, was awarded the Bernard B. Rothschild Award by the American Institute of Architects’ Georgia Chapter (AIA Georgia) at this year’s annual AIA Georgia Design and Honor Award Ceremony. Read more

SSOE Group Announces Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion and Intent to Hire DEI Leader

TOLEDO, Ohio, October 1, 2021 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is excited to publicly announce the firm’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Statement, which SSOE rolled out internally in September.
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SSOE Group Announces the Appointment of Six New Principals as a Result of its Acquisition of Stevens & Wilkinson

TOLEDO, Ohio, January 14, 2021 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, announced today the appointment of six new Principals as a result of their recent acquisition of Stevens & Wilkinson (S&W), a 100-year-old architecture, engineering, and interior design firm with offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Columbia, South Carolina. The acquisition was finalized on December 31, 2020, expanding the firm’s geographic footprint in the Southeast U.S., market expertise in the general building arena, and overall portfolio. Read more

SSOE Group Acquires Stevens & Wilkinson

Global Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Management Firm Expands Geographic Presence, Design Expertise, and Market Capability with Strategic Acquisition of Southeast Design Firm with Offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Columbia, South Carolina

ATLANTA, Georgia, January 4, 2021 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Stevens & Wilkinson (S&W), a 100-year-old design firm with offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Columbia, South Carolina, and their sister interior design studio IDEA|SPAN. The alliance, finalized on December 31st, expands the Southeast U.S. presence, market capabilities, and overall portfolio of both firms. Read more

SSOE Group Selected to Provide Planning, Design, and Owner Representative Services for GEDIA’s Greenfield Manufacturing Facility in the Southeast

TOLEDO, Ohio, August 25, 2020 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is proud to announce that they have been selected to provide planning, design, and owner representative services to GEDIA Automotive Group for a new advanced manufacturing facility in Dalton, Georgia. Read more

SSOE Welcomes Three New Professionals to their Southeast Operations Team

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, July 30, 2020 – SSOE Group, a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is proud to announce the addition of three new professionals to their rapidly growing Southeast operations team. They are excited to welcome Davis Burton, Amy Cope, and Alex Costakis to their healthcare, commercial, and education business unit. Read more

SSOE Joins Transatlantic Business and Investment Council (TBIC) as Corporate Member

ATLANTA, Georgia, May 1, 2020 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is excited to share that they have been invited to join the Transatlantic Business and Investment Council (TBIC) as a Corporate Member. Read more

Aerospace Manufacturing and Design Magazine Article: “Achieve Optimal Cost and Flexibility Through an Integrated Approach”

SSOE experts, John Gill, PE, PMP, Director of Virtual Design and Construction, and Mike Duffey, PE, Principal Account Executive, explore the many benefits of combining an integrated approach with Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) to achieve a collaborative aerospace facility. With this approach, significant advantages result, including a more transparent and collaborative team environment that fosters participation and valuable input during the early stages of a project, increased flexibility and efficiency during the project’s development in the virtual world, and reduction of RFIs. On average, SSOE has seen 20%+ schedule reduction through strategies including concurrent engineering and the use of prefabrication and modularization. Read more

SSOE Group Announces Appointment of New Principals and Promotions for Planning Year 2020

TOLEDO, Ohio, October 29, 2019 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, announced today the appointment of new Principals and organization promotions for their planning year (PY) 2020. Read more

Area Development Magazine Article: “International Location Report: Site Selection in the Auto Industry — A Move to Mexico?”

Alexandra Segers, Dipl.-Ing, PE, MS, General Manager of SSOE’s Southeast U.S. operations, was recently published in Area Development Magazine discussing the worldwide trend of OEMs—and subsequently suppliers—moving operations to Mexico. With this number growing every day, Alexandra reminds readers the Southeast U.S. is still a viable, competitive option for automotive parts production. Read more

SSOE Group Welcomes Matthew Patterson as Senior Account Executive for their Southeast U.S. Operations

SSOE Has Four Southeast U.S. Locations

ATLANTA, Georgia, May 2, 2019— SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is excited to welcome Matthew Patterson to their Atlanta office as Senior Account Executive for their Southeast U.S. Operations. Matthew’s addition reinforces SSOE’s strategic commitment to expanding the firm’s Southeast presence and depth of resources in the region to deliver great client service. Read more

SSOE Group Completes Site Selection and Due Diligence for Czech-Based Silon’s First U.S. Location

ATLANTA, Georgia, April 19, 2018 – Alexandra Segers, International Senior Account Executive and Program Manager at SSOE Group, recently attended the grand opening of Silon’s new manufacturing facility located in Peachtree City, Georgia—the leading polymer compound and polyester fiber manufacturer’s first facility in the U.S.

SSOE was responsible for the site selection and site due diligence for Silon’s first U.S. location, supporting project efforts from its nearby Atlanta, Georgia office. Alexandra specializes in assisting clients with site selection outside their country of origin and was the perfect fit to help Silon find the right site for their needs. Read more

Sentury Tire Selects SSOE Group for Complete Design of 1.4 Million Square Foot Tire Manufacturing Facility in LaGrange, Georgia

LAGRANGE, Georgia, July 11, 2017 – Sentury Tire, a global advanced-technology tire manufacturer of automotive and aircraft tires, selected SSOE Group, a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, to design its 1.4 million square foot tire manufacturing facility in LaGrange, Georgia. Read more