Sketch of the Week: a Michael O’Kelley drawing of a future farmhouse for a client in Sylacauga.
Birmingham, Ala. (Aug. 23, 2016) – Time for another introduction to one of our new hires! This week, help us in welcoming, Justin Burkholder, our Intern Architect and IT director into the CMH family! He works diligently and balances responsibilities in two different realms of the office, and we are immensely grateful for him. He took… Continued
Birmingham, Ala. (August 2, 2016) – Time for another introduction to one of the newest members of the CMH family! We are delighted to acquaint you with our very bright and hard-working interior design intern: Katherine Looney. She took some time to write about herself and her life below. Take a peek! “I started working at… Continued
Birmingham, Ala. (July 26, 2016) – As midnight of 2000 approached and the Y2K panic came to a fever pitch, we all watched to see if the experts were right, if the world’s computers would all simultaneously crash, causing our infrastructure to implode and leaving us in the rubble of useless computers. Companies sprang up to reprogram our IT… Continued
Birmingham, Ala. (July 22, 2016) – In the 2000s, the lifestyle center became the darling of retail shopping. In the years from 2000 to 2008 CMH designed 23 lifestyle centers with a total area of 7.8 million square feet. See chart below to view our major contributions to the rapid rise of this popular shopping venue.
Birmingham, Ala. (June 15, 2016) – Last week, the CMH team got together and attended a Birmingham Barons game at Region’s Field in downtown Birmingham. While the Barons played against the Mobile Bay Bears, the CMH community enjoyed food, drink and baseball while mingling with each other and their families. It was a blast. Stay tuned… Continued
Birmingham, Ala. (May 24, 2016) – The first McDonald’s opens in Moscow. Smoking is banned on all domestic flights. Driving Miss Daisy won the Oscar for Best Picture. The U.S. Census Bureau recorded 249 million U.S. citizens. The Americans with Disabilities Act became law. The first known web page was written. Operation Desert Storm begins with air strikes against Iraq,… Continued
Birmingham, Ala. (May 19, 2016) – Roger Sparks, one of the CMH family, is both an artist and an architect. He and his wife, Rosie, who is a full-time artist, have started a side family business, Sparks Design. Through their work they try to share their delight in the natural & imagined elements of the… Continued
Birmingham, Ala. (April 6, 2016) – To further celebrate our 35th Anniversary year, we’re looking back at some of the projects we designed, which were never built. These projects were out-of-the-box, ambitious and a little “over the top,” but we had so much fun with these creative design solutions. Hope you enjoy seeing them as much as… Continued