August 2012-New Team Members! We are proud to welcome James (Jimi) E. Pendley and Claire Hurban to the WMB team!
Jimi earned his Associates of Art from Manatee Community College in Bradenton, FL in 2003 and then went on to earn his Masters of Architecture from the University of South Florida in 2009. He has been in the "design" field for most of his career. He also is a professor at the International Academy of Design and Technology in Tampa, Florida. He teaches 2D and 3D Architectural AutoCAD Design as well as Furniture Design.
Claire Hurban attended St. Leo University in San Antonio, Florida and has been in retail banking for most of her career. She is excited in taking on the role of Marketing Director at WMB!
June 2012- New Team Members!
WMB is proud to welcome new architectural designers, Jacob Wolff and Erica Azorin Craig, to our talented staff!
Jacob attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign graduating with both a Master of Architecture and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering. He became a LEED Accredited Professional in 2008, and is currently pursuing his professional licensure in Florida. Jacob is very happy to join our team here in the Sunshine State!
Erica attended the University of Florida receiving both a Bachelor of Design in Architecture and a Master of Architecture, spending one semester of that time at Florida’s Vicenza Institute of Architecture in Vicenza, Italy. Some architects she admires include Frank Lloyd Wright, Paul Rudolph, Peter Zumthor, Le Cordusier, Carlo Scarpa, and Antoni Gaudi.
Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind Acheives LEED Silver Certification
Wallis Murphey Boyington Architects congratulates The Lighthouse for the Blind on their LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The Lighthouse for the Blind was completed with a focus on energy use, lighting, water and material use as well as many other sustainable strategies. This certification places The Lighthouse for the Blind as one of the greenest, most energy efficient, and high performing buildings in Polk County.
Environments for Aging Conference
Steve Boyington of WMB recently attended the Environments for Aging Conference. The Conference focused on the latest strategies and ideas for creating attractive and functional living environments that meet the needs of our aging population.
December 2011 - WMB designs award winning home for Drummond Company at Grasslands
WMB is proud to have worked with Drummond Company on the design of the "Albarella" model home within the new Grasslands development, "The Sanctuary." The Polk County Parade of Homes awarded Drummond Company with the best house in the $389,001 to $750,000 category for the fall season. The Lakeland Ledger has the full story.
August 2011 - Working with local engineering firm ECON on New Theme Park in China
Wallis Murphey Boyington Architects is assisting local engineering firm ECON with the planning of the new "East Bay Water Park," a new theme park located on Chongming Island in China. Click here to read more on TheLedger.com.
August 2011 - Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind Grand Opening
The new Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind facility in Winter Haven had its official Grand Opening on August 5th! Click here to read more about it on the news at TheLedger.com.
January 2011 - Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind Construction
Check out our construction progress on the the new Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind in Winter Haven!
Construction Progress: 12-30-10
March 2009 - USF Polytechnic Webcast
Featuring our very own Architect, Steven J. Boyington. Please follow link listed below to hear audio of the webcast with Marshall Goodman, Vice-President and CEO of USF Polytechnic.
February 2009 - LEED A.P.
Steven J. Boyington, AIA recently became an accredited LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) professional. This designation is consistent with his long interest in sustainable design in Central Florida. This interest started back in 1981with his thesis at MIT on “Energy Strategies for Central Florida”.
February 2009 - Completion of Lakeland OB/GYN
Wallis Murphey Boyinton is proud to announce the completion of the expansion of Lakeland OB/GYN. They celebrated their ribbon cutting on Tuesday February 17, 2009.
October 2008 - FSC Christoverson Humanities Building
Florida Southern College has selected the internationally recognized firm of Robert A.M. Stern Architects and Wallis Murphey Boyington Architects to collaborate on the new Christoverson Humanities Building. The three story, 25,000 square foot structure will create a new gateway to the campus at the corner of Johnson Avenue and Lake Hollingsworth Drive.
The New York City based firm will provide Design Services and the Lakeland architects will be responsible for Construction Documents and Construction and Administration Services.
July 2008 - Lakeland Magazine
We are proud to announce that one of our Partners, Steven J.Boyington, had his house featured in the Lakeland Magazine. Click here to read full article.
May 2008 - Historic Preservation
Congratulations to WMB for being recognized by Historic Lakeland and the City of Lakeland's Historic Preservation Board for the preservation of Dixieland Village.
November 2007 - Lakeland OB/ Gyn.
The Lakeland OB/Gyn has decided to expand their facility on Lakeland Hills Boulevard here in Lakeland. Outside events have increased their Midwife practice dramatically and they have purchased more property adjacent to their existing facility for expansion of the Midwife practice. We are very pleased that they have elected to have us help them with their growing practice needs. The new 3,000 SF building will house the midwife practice and limited remodeling of the existing facility will allow two additional doctors to practice in the existing Lakeland OB/ Gyn building.
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