[ f ] o l l i e s | Skate Parks

Posted by on Apr 12, 2013 in architecture, art, super fun stuff | No Comments
[ f ] o l l i e s | Skate Parks

As a culture impressed by our own ability to build and consume and move ever outward, it should not be surprising that we are also culpable when it comes to issues of sprawl and abandonment and waste. The strings that tie the threads are tangled and the binding knots are complicated. We tear down homes […]

Rural Studio

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 in architecture, landscape, super fun stuff | No Comments
Rural Studio

About 4 1/2 hours southeast of Atlanta lies Auburn’s Rural Studio architecture program.  I have wanted to go for years and finally made the trip a couple weeks ago. In order to find the various projects you must first pick up what can best be described as a “treasure map” from the department’s administration offices […]

BEHOLD! CONDUIT!

Posted by on Nov 19, 2012 in architecture, super fun stuff | No Comments
BEHOLD! CONDUIT!

You know that scene in the beginning of Star Wars immediately after the iconic yellow text fades into the vastness of space and the camera pans down to reveal a tiny rebel ship being pursued by that impossibly enormous empire star cruiser? Of course you do. Everybody does. But in case you don’t, here’s a […]

120 feet below Peachtree St.

Posted by on Oct 30, 2012 in architecture, landscape, super fun stuff | No Comments
120 feet below Peachtree St.

After years of being closed for service, the southwest side of the Peachtree Center MARTA Station – right here outside the SBS office – has recently reopened to feature three newly overhauled escalators. According to MARTA’s website, the escalators – the longest in the entire MARTA system – descend 120 feet to the solid gneiss […]

KSU Museum Breaks Ground

Posted by on Oct 4, 2012 in architecture, art, education | No Comments
KSU Museum Breaks Ground

Last week Kennesaw State University held its official groundbreaking for the newly designed Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum of Art (KSU Museum). It was a beautiful day to celebrate the project, which will become the new hub for the blossoming arts scene at KSU. Speakers at the event included: KSU President Dr. Daniel Papp; Chairman of the […]

Teresa Bramlette Reeves at Stanley Beaman & Sears Gallery

Posted by on Sep 17, 2012 in art, super fun stuff | No Comments
Teresa Bramlette Reeves at Stanley Beaman & Sears Gallery

Stanley Beaman & Sears Gallery presents: TERESA BRAMLETTE REEVES gallery talk and artist reception Friday September 21, 2012 4:30 pm “For many years my work revolved around ideas of mutable histories and inconsistent narratives. Within this I visualized the storage of memory fragments, the possibility of retrieval, the potential for multiple interpretations, and the personal […]

Enjoy Scenic West Virginia!

Posted by on Aug 27, 2012 in architecture, landscape | No Comments
Enjoy Scenic West Virginia!

When I was hired at SBS, I was added to the team working on the construction documents for a new research building  at West Virginia University. Now that construction is in full swing I can begin to see how those precise lines drawn on the computer are turning into a built reality. Here are a […]

Stanley Beaman & Sears wins Atlanta RE-DESIGN Competition!

Stanley Beaman & Sears wins Atlanta RE-DESIGN Competition!

After two rounds of presentation, study, and design production, we are more than thrilled to announce that Stanley Beaman & Sears has won the Atlanta City Gallery RE-DESIGN competition at 72 Marietta Street! The project site of the former Atlanta Journal Constitution building at 72 Marietta Street is only a few blocks away from our office. […]

Botanica Miribilis

Posted by on Jul 7, 2012 in art, education, super fun stuff | No Comments
Botanica Miribilis

The Science and Art of Bryan Whitney On loan to the SBS Gallery from the Hagedorn Foundation Gallery, July 2012 The photography of Bryan Whitney explores the mysterious world of science by making images of the invisible and unseen. In his series of flowers and plants, he uses x-ray imaging to reveal the awesome structures […]

Yves Clement at the SBS Gallery

Posted by on Jul 3, 2012 in art, super fun stuff | No Comments
Yves Clement at the SBS Gallery

Currently on display in the SBS Gallery, YVES PIERRE CLEMENT, now through July 15… (Artist reception in the SBS Gallery on Friday, July 13, 2012, at 5:30 pm.) It was not until returning to his native France in 2002, after living in Atlanta for five years, that Yves Clement immersed himself in the world of art. […]