Architecture News

A Rare Sarasota School of Architecture Home Hits the Market

Designed by Victor Lundy, the home on south Siesta Key last sold in 1973.

07/12/2019 By Ilene Denton

Architecture News

Local Architects Win Awards in 2019 Florida/Caribbean Design Competition

Among them is a Siesta Key condo makeover by Halflants + Pichette.

06/24/2019 By Ilene Denton

New Hires

Sweet Sparkman Architects Adds Four

Casey Allen, Shane LaMay, Cole Mears and Shirley Quinlan have joined the architectural firm.

06/07/2019 By Staff

Architecture

Omeza Relocates to Historic Sarasota School of Architecture Building

The building was designed in 1957 by architect Victor Lundy; using sharply angled, exposed trusses, he maximized window exposure to street traffic for commercial benefit.

06/03/2019 By Staff

Architecture

I.M. Pei Left His Mark on Sarasota

The architect, who passed away this week at age 102, designed the dormitories at New College of Florida.

05/17/2019 By Megan McDonald

Architecture Events

“Unbuilt Rudolph” Exhibit Opens at Center for Architecture Sarasota

The exhibit runs through June 15 at CFAS’ McCullough Pavilion.

05/15/2019 By Ilene Denton

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Bay Plaza

John Pirman sketches our new home.

04/30/2019 Illustrations by John Pirman

New Hires

Selma Göker Wilson Joins Schimberg Group as Project Manager

Göker Wilson’s professional affiliations include the American Institute of Architects, the Royal Institute of British Architects, and the Turkish Chamber of Architects and Engineers.

04/30/2019 By Staff

Architectural Thoroughbred

The Home Where Walter Farley Wrote the Black Stallion Books is Finally For Sale

The home—a rarely seen Sarasota School of Architecture gem—is on the market for $2.4 million.

04/29/2019 By Robert Plunket

Awards

Hive Architects’ Principals Receive the University of Florida 2019 Young Architects Design Award

This award recognizes a UF alumnus who has graduated within the previous 20 years and made significant design contributions in the architecture profession.

04/29/2019 Photography by Staff

Tours

Sarasota Architectural Foundation Extends Cocoon House Tours

The bi-monthly tours will promote awareness of the building and the Sarasota School of Architecture movement to the public.

04/23/2019 By Staff

Architecture Events

Step Inside the Umbrella House and Cocoon House April 20; the “Other” Round House April 27

The tours are presented by the Sarasota Architectural Foundation.

04/18/2019 By Ilene Denton

Return to Tuscany

Home Tour: Peek Inside 'The House of Beautiful Sunsets' on Manasota Key

A timeless, elegant design for a Gulf-to-bay vacation home.

04/04/2019 By Ilene Denton

Architecture

Architect Jonathan Rameau Opens Sarasota Office

Rameau says he sees an opportunity to contribute to urban design that will encourage residents to participate in the environment around them.

04/04/2019 Photography by Staff

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: The Selby House

Illustrator John Pirman sketches the historic Selby House.

04/02/2019 Illustrations by John Pirman

Architecture

Iconic Sarasota Home Named to National Register of Historic Places

Architect Paul Rudolph’s internationally acclaimed Umbrella House recently earned the honor.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Design

New Program Aims to Encourage Historic Preservation in Newtown

Property owners interested in making improvements or restorations to their buildings could be eligible for a portion of $200,000 in funding.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Architecture News

Paul Rudolph’s Iconic Walker Guest House is for Sale

It’s the first time the property has been on the market since it was built in the 1950s.

02/19/2019 By Ilene Denton

Awards

DSDG Architects Wins Houzz 'Best of Design' Award

It's the company's seventh award from the popular site.

02/11/2019 Photography by Staff

On the Labyrinth Trail

Seven Sarasota Labyrinths for Meditating, Meandering and More

“They’re incredibly peaceful. When you first walk in, you realize that there is a beauty to this ancient structure.”

01/24/2019 By Giulia Heyward