Lyceum Fellowship

Lyceum Fellowship Names Winners, Publishes Travelogue

May 24, 2016

In 1985, inspired by a lifelong love of travel and a commitment to philanthropy, SMMA founder Jon McKee established the Lyceum Fellowship, a non-profit organization that, in its own words, “seeks to establish a dialogue through design among schools of architecture.” Each year, the Fellowship holds a student-only design competition, convening a jury of highly regarded industry professionals and bestowing a travel grant upon the winning entrant.

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Sarah Long International Interior Design Association IIDA Emerging Leader Award

Long Named IIDANE Emerging Leader of the Year

May 10, 2016

Sarah Long, an interior designer in SMMA’s Corporate and Commercial Studio, was recently honored by the New England Chapter of the International Interior Design Association as its Emerging Leader of the Year. Sarah was presented with the honor at the organization’s annual Business Leaders Breakfast, an event that gathers more than 500 design professionals from around the region to celebrate member contributions and examine challenges inherent to the modern business climate.

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Matthew Rice United States Green Building Council USGBC Building Technology Tech Forum

Rice Participates in USGBC Building Tech Forum

May 2, 2016

SMMA Project Architect Matthew Rice, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, recently participated in the U.S. Green Building Council’s Building Tech Forum, hosted by Greentown Labs in Somerville. Drawing more than 200 design, construction, and real estate professionals from Greater Boston and beyond, the Forum examined the impact of design technology on future sustainable building efforts in the Commonwealth, as well as the relationship between innovation and real estate trends.

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Brian Black Joins SMMA Symmes Maini McKee Associates Architecture Practice

Brian Black Joins Architecture Practice

April 26, 2016

SMMA is pleased to welcome Brian Black, AIA, LEED AP, to its Architecture Practice. While Brian’s background spans a wide range of project and client types—from cultural institutions and government facilities, to laboratories and retail spaces—his immediate responsibilities with SMMA will chiefly fall in the realms of higher education and K-12.

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