Architecture is a broad field encompassing many types of projects including sustainable development, interior design, and landscaping. For many years in Alaska architecture was purely functional, but today’s architects are moving toward a wide variety of designs including conceptual architecture and modern architecture as well as organic and contemporary projects. From blueprints to project management, architecture is a complex and exciting field full of opportunity.
Latest Architecture News
The United States Green Building Council has awarded Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Walter Soboleff Building a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold rating, making it the second structure in Southeast Alaska to win gold status.
A team of University of Alaska Fairbanks students will compete in a national engineering contest after earning the top score in the 2019 Pacific Northwest Regional AISC Student Steel Bridge Competition.
McCool Carlson Green Architecture I Design announced its newest Principal: Cara Rude (ASID, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP).
Stantec received the Governor’s Safety Award of Excellence for demonstrating distinction in the safety and health of their personnel, the environment, assets, and reputation that promotes superior corporate citizenship.
Holland America Line and Princess Cruises recently contributed $35,000 to provide scholarships for students from rural Alaska attending UAS and pursuing programs related to STEM.
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Bering Straits Native Corporation has grown as a company in large part because the leadership driving the company has grown and evolved. President and CEO Gail R. Schubert is an original BSNC shareholder, an Inupiaq Eskimo born and raised in Unalakleet.
The Alaska Native Justice Center is one of six organizations nationwide to be honored with the 2019 Paul H. Chapman Award from the Foundation for the Improvement of Justice.
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Out of the Mine and into the Smelter
Mining has long been a key fixture of Alaska’s economy. On a small scale, people flock to the 49th state to tour different operations. Kennecott Mine was once a booming copper mining site and is now a National Historic Landmark, attracting tourists eager to visit the ghost town and get a feel of the Gold Rush era it once dominated.