Athens, Ala. (March 30, 2016) – The Athens-Limestone Public Library project is a holistic renovation of an abandoned and outdated grocery store building revitalized and repurposed as a new Public Library facility. The design incorporates sustainable design principles through energy efficiency, clerestory daylighting, south and west façade shading trellises, and overall building reuse. Outside the building,… Continued
Month: March 2016
Birmingham, Ala. (March 24, 2016) – Located adjacent to the Oxmoor Valley Robert Trent Jones golf course, the Barn at Shady Lane is a unique Event Venue designed for weddings, rehearsal dinners, corporate meetings/parties, seasonal events and concerts. Set on a picturesque 5 acre piece of property, the architecture for the facility is a “rustic barn”… Continued
Shoal Creek, Ala. (March 22, 2016) – This was a sketch CMH did for a client in Shoal Creek who wanted to build a mother-in-law cottage that was simple yet slightly contemporary.
San Juan, Puerto Rico (March 18, 2016) – This project is one of the two main anchors for The Mall of San Juan in Puerto Rico. Strategically located in the center of the San Juan metro area, the urban site presents a number of spatial, logistical, construction and design challenges. The buildings adjacency to the mall,… Continued
Birmingham, Ala. (March 15, 2016) – A design study for a new lakeside pavilion that straddles a spillway at a north Shelby County residential development. The project includes a prep kitchen, restrooms, and a grand pavilion hall that can be used for neighborhood events or for private parties.
Birmingham, Ala. (March 3, 2016) – Crawford McWilliams Hatcher Architects was incorporated on October 20, 1980. It was the year of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, The Shining, Nine to Five, Raging Bull, Airplane and The Blues Brothers. Our collective soundtrack consisted of Blondie, David Bowie, The Cars, Eric Clapton, Michael Jackson, Alice Cooper, Elvis Costello and The Police. The inflation… Continued
Birmingham, Ala. (March 1, 2016) – March is here and time is flying. We are taking a moment today to pause and reflect on an older project, completed in ’95. The Clanton District Office for Alabama Power Company combines typical customer service functions with several services unique to this district where the utility operates hydroelectric dams… Continued