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Fowlers Donate $2.93M to Chancellor's Residence Expansion

by Lee Hogan 11/13/2014 4:08 pm

The chancellor's home on the University of Arkansas campus is getting an upgrade thanks to a hefty gift from its namesakes. Wallace W. and Jama M. Fowler of Jonesboro pledged $2.93 million to an effort to expand the residence, adding room to host large dinners, receptions and other special events.

Reese Rowland Named Fellow of American Institute of Architects

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/7/2014 12:00 am

Reese Rowland has been named a fellow of the American Institute of Architects, awarded to fewer than 4 percent of AIA members. He was one of 46 architects selected in the design category. The fellowship program honors architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and their communities.

South Arkansas Community College in El Dorado Building $700,000 Quad

by Luke Jones 5/5/2014 12:00 am

The $700,000 project, officially titled the William R. & Cacilia Howard Heritage Plaza, was funded entirely through private donations, Waldrop said. The “heritage” in the name comes from the idea that many former institutions, such as El Dorado High School, have used the grounds and buildings that the college has occupied since 1992.

UCA Plans To Reshape Donaghey Avenue

by Mark Friedman 3/17/2014 12:00 am

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway is working on plans to renovate a mile-long section of Donaghey Avenue. The crown jewel of the proposed project is an approximately 68,000-SF, four-story mixed-use building that will feature retail on the ground floor and student housing on floors 2 through 4.

Recovery of Dassault Falcon Jet Benefits Arkansas

by Luke Jones 12/9/2013 12:00 am

One of Little Rock’s most important international companies sits directly under the flight paths of travelers departing and returning from overseas.

Arkansas' Iconic Meeting Venues Getting Facelift

by Todd Traub 10/21/2013 12:00 am

Meeting planners, when doing what they do best, now have — or will soon have — some revamped spaces to consider in Little Rock, Hot Springs and Mena.

AIA Honor Award: UALR Student Services Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

A new academic center, consolidating campus administration and enrollment services, becomes a landmark gateway to campus.

AIA Honor Award: CALS Children’s Library

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

A new Children’s Library and Learning Center is based on experiential learning, where children are educated through hands-on activities that teach life skills needed to become responsible adults.

Leveraging the River (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 9/30/2013 12:00 am

Money remains tight in what continues to be a slow economic recovery, but the plans for Robinson presented last week, which feature a stunning glass-walled conference space overlooking the river, use the city’s great asset, the fast-flowing Arkansas, to beautiful effect.

Robinson Center Upgrade Budgeted at $68.6 Million, On Track for 2016

by Luke Jones 9/24/2013 2:14 pm

Details of the proposed renovation and additions to Little Rock's Robinson Center Auditorium were revealed Tuesday at a luncheon hosted at the center. Includes a slideshow of project plans and a video detailing the structure's new design.

The Village at Hendrix Snags Delta Trust & Bank, Purple Cow Restaurant

by Jordan King 7/15/2013 12:00 am

Market Square, which is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year, is in The Village at Hendrix, a new urbanist neighborhood adjacent to Hendrix College. The 30,000-SF building will house three commercial tenants on its ground floor and student residents on its upper two floors.

U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith Fights for Funding

by Luke Jones 3/4/2013 12:00 am

After several bumpy years, the U.S. Marshals Museum project in Fort Smith is starting to gain traction. The $50 million project, to be situated on the banks of the Arkansas River near downtown Fort Smith, was first proposed in 2008.

New Children's Library To Encourage Experiential Learning

by Luke Jones 2/11/2013 12:00 am

The Central Arkansas Library System’s $12 million Children’s Library & Learning Center will open next month on the south side of Interstate 630, and its developers hope it will transform the surrounding neighborhoods of midtown Little Rock.

Video: Arkansas Business Week in Review

by Lance Turner 1/12/2013 11:03 am

Here's our our Arkansas Business Week in Review, via our friends at THV 11 News.

Update: Board Votes 5-2 for Polk Stanley Wilcox in Robinson Center Renovation

by Gwen Moritz 1/8/2013 12:16 pm

The Little Rock Advertising & Promotions Commission has chosen Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects of Little Rock to design the renovation and expansion of Robinson Center and Robinson Center Music Hall.

LRCVB Announces 4 Architectural, Design Finalists for Robinson Center Renovation

by Lance Turner 11/19/2012 11:01 am

The Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau announces four architectural and design team finalists for renovation and expansion of Robinson Center and Robinson Center Music Hall in Little Rock.

Hendrix to Start $14M In Construction Projects

by Kate Knable 11/12/2012 12:00 am

Construction of an $8 million athletic complex and an approximately $6 million multiuse building should begin in the next few months at The Village at Hendrix. The Village is a for-profit development owned by and adjacent to Hendrix College of Conway.

AIA Finalist: Heifer International Education Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2011 12:00 am

Heifer’s Education Center, like the headquarters (2006), exemplifies a sustainable mission where “passing on the gift” of animals and education creates “concentric rings of influence” throughout a village, like a pebble hitting water. The four-phase master plan and the center’s layered plan results in an architecture rippling in rings of use and meaning throughout the site.

Letter From AIA Arkansas President Frank A. Barksdale

by Frank A. Barksdale 9/19/2011 12:00 am

AIA Arkansas’ Design Awards program showcases excellence in architecture and urban design in our state. Recognizing achievement in a broad range of architectural work, the program serves to inform the public of the breadth and value of architectural practice.