Junior League of Birmingham

Birmingham, Ala. (Aug. 16, 2016) – Time for a throwback project! Completed in ’88, the Junior League of Birmingham is a one-story office building incorporating a 500-seat auditorium, meeting and conference rooms, work areas, banquet kitchen, gift shop, and offices. The central focus of the building is a large axial lobby with a 20-foot high vaulted ceiling… Continued

Sneak Peek – University of Montevallo Project

Montevallo, Ala. (June 7, 2016) – A sneak peek of a new building at the University of Montevallo which will be a combination of a dorm and a hotel. It is a joint venture project with the University of Montevallo and Shelby County.

Athens-Limestone Public Library

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 (March 30, 2016) – The Athens-Limestone Public Library project is a holistic renovation of an abandoned and outdated grocery store building revitalized and repurposed as a new Public Library facility.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

CMH Helps Cordova Recover from April 2011 Tornadoes

Birmingham, Ala. (June 27, 2014) — In the aftermath of the April tornadoes of 2011, CMH Architects teamed with Cordova Mayor Drew Gilbert and City Planner Steve Ostaseski to pursue a grant to fund the redevelopment of the city. Their efforts paid off as they were awarded a HUD grant for tornado recovery from the… Continued

CMH Transforms Abandoned Grocery Store into a Modern Day Library and Public Facility

Birmingham, Ala. (June 23, 2014) — After extensive planning, the Athens-Limestone Public Library renovation project has begun construction. This project involves the conversion of an abandoned Kroger grocery store building into a versatile community facility. The building incorporates a public library, rentable large meeting room, rentable small meeting room, computer lab, coffee and snack area,… Continued

CMH Designs Housing for New Charity Project

Birmingham, Ala. (May 27, 2014) — CMH recently had the pleasure of working with Mary Wright from Heritage Homes and Land Acquistions (HHLA) to develop prototype loft style apartment housing designs.  The purpose of Mary’s HHLA organization is to help former convicts from the state prison system get back on their feet with an affordable,… Continued

CMH Completes Justin Sollohub Justice Center in Anniston, Alabama

Birmingham, Ala. (Aug. 19, 2013) – CMH recently completed the new Justin Sollohub Justice Center for the City of Anniston, a complex facility which combines the police department, municipal court, and jail into one 57,500-square-foot building. Chief Denham stated that “CMH’s knowledge of public safety facilities is clearly apparent in the design of our New Justin Sollohub Justice… Continued

CMH Naval Main Exchange Project Receives LEED Gold Certification

Birmingham, Ala. (June 21, 2013) — CMH is proud to announce that its recently completed project, the Naval Main Exchange in Bethesda, Maryland, has received LEED Gold Certification. LEED is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high-performance green buildings. LEED buildings are evaluated based on fulfillment of certain sustainable design… Continued