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Franklin & Marshall College – Schnader Hall

Big Changes in a Small Timeframe Continuing multi-phased student housing updates that have taken place at Franklin & Marshall College over the past five summers, the renovations to Schnader Hall had to be completed when students would not be in the building. This condensed renovation schedule required nimble planning so that students would be able…

Accessible Doesn’t Mean Institutional

Many designers and consumers alike have an aversion to anything labeled: accessible.  That particular label on an apartment can have a connotation of “institutional” or just plain not looking like all the other residential units.  Even in retirement living, the Type A apartments (or so-called “ADA” units), which are required by most building codes to…

In the 1950s, Architect Henry Y. Shaub Introduced Mid-Century Modern to Lancaster

This is the fourth article in a series focusing on Henry Y. Shaub, an architect who had a lasting impact on Lancaster County. Architects by nature are innovators as well as problem solvers.  Google CEO Eric Schmidt said “…innovators don’t just listen to what people tell them; they actually invent something new, something you didn’t know…

Join Our Team – Construction Administrator

    Current Position Opening RLPS is seeking a Registered or Graduate Architect/Architectural Engineer with a minimum of five years’ experience. Candidates must have knowledge of construction contract documents and building code requirements.  You will be the point person during the construction phase with diverse responsibilities for providing document reviews, responding to information requests, coordinating…

Kendal Communities – Annual Marketing Meeting

The old adage “Bigger is Better” is not necessarily true as it relates to housing for seniors.  The size of an independent living unit, either free-standing or within a larger building is not the determining factor in its marketability or financial success.  Rather efficient use of space, the quality of finishes, access to the outdoors…

Shannon Plourde

Shannon Plourde’s paintings are featured in the CH Walton Gallery until early September. You can view her work in our gallery or see additional work on her Instagram page: www.instragram.com/shannon_plourde. 

Warwick Woodlands, a Moravian Manor Community

Traditional Neighborhood Development:  Pedestrian Friendly, Varied Housing Options, Downtown Connections Since its founding, Moravian Manor has operated under the premise of blending seamlessly into the surrounding town rather than creating its own insular community.  The downtown location became a challenge as the community has thrived and needed room to grow.  The purchase of a nearby…

A New City School Brought Spanish Revival Flair to 1920s Lancaster

This is the fourth article in a series focusing on Henry Y. Shaub, an architect who had a lasting impact on Lancaster County. The world expositions of the 19th and 20th centuries often led to new architectural styles in the United States. The Panama-California Exposition of 1915 was no exception. San Diego hosted a two-year long…