Representative Foyle Hightower, Jr. (D-Anson) introduced a bill in the General Assembly that would repeal Qualification-Based Selection for architectural and engineering services on public projects and require the state to consider bids for such services
The Historic Resources Committee of the American Institute of Architects' North Carolina chapter recently developed proposals for preserving and revitalizing the buildings and neighborhoods of the South Tryon St./South Boulevard area of Uptown Charlotte.
Cesar Pelli, designer of the NationsBank Corporate Center in Charlotte, talks about his conceptualization and design of the building (considered the tallest building in the Southeast as measured by floors).
Ligon B. Flynn received the 1993 Kamphoefner Prize, administered by the North Carolina Architectural Foundation, which goes annually to a NC architect or architectural firm that has made a sustained contribution of excellence to the Modern Movement.
Norma DeCamp Burns, president and CEO of Burnstudio Architects in Raleigh, has been accepted into the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. Fewer than 5 percent of the American Institute of Architects' members have been so honored.
An architectural study of four Catholic churches (St. Therese, Wilson; St. Raphael, Raleigh; St. Peter, Greenville; St. Andrew, Apex) is provided by the author, an assistant professor of environmental design at East Carolina University.
Three Charlotte architects, David F. Furman, Charles C. Hight, and Jeffrey A. Huberman, have been accepted to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects for their contributions to the profession.
The North Carolina State University Alumni Association has awarded its 1994 Meritorious Service Award to Leslie N. Boney, Jr., FAIA, of Wilmington. This award is given each year to one of 100,000 living alumni.
The Salisbury Train Station, originally constructed in 1907, has received the 1994 Tower Award, sponsored by the Historic Resources Committee of AIA North Carolina. The Tower Award recognizes excellence in preservation-related architecture.
NBBJ, the second largest architectural firm in the country, has contracted with World Cup, USA 1994, the soccer tournament's American organizing committee, as a consultant on final site selections and stadium renovations.