Pearce Brinkley Cease + Lee Receives AIA CAE National Award for Park Shops at NC State University

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Photo © JWest Productions.

The American Institute of Architects Committee of Architecture for Education (AIA CAE) announced today that Park Shops, a Pearce Brinkley Cease + Lee adaptive reuse project at NC State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, has received a 2011 AIA Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE), National Award of Merit. Peter C. Lippman, Chair of the 2011 jury, presented the award at the 2011 School Building Expo in Chicago on April 12th. Don Kranbuehl, an Associate at PBC+L, accepted the award on behalf of the firm.

The AIA CAE Educational Facility Design Awards recognize projects that exhibit innovation and excellence through the thoughtful planning and design of educational facilities and the integration of function and aesthetics into design.

To date, Pearce Brinkley Cease + Lee has received the following awards for the Park Shops Project:
•  AIA Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE), National Award of Merit, 2011
•  AIA South Atlantic Region Honor Award, 2009
•  AIA North Carolina Honor Award, 2009
•  AIA Triangle Honor Award, 2010

Pearce Brinkley Cease + Lee Project Team
Donna Francis, AIA (principal in charge)
Don Kranbuehl, AIA, PE (project designer/project architect)
Rob Harkey, AIA (project architect)
Clymer Cease, AIA (project manager)
Irvin Pearce, AIA (construction administration)
Maria Peterson (interior designer)

MEP Engineer:  United Engineering Group, Inc.
Structural Engineer:  Stewart Engineering, Inc.
Civil/Landscape:  HadenStanziale
Cafe Consultant:  Ports Architects

General Contractor:  Clancy & Theys Construction Co.


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