What is A Sense of Community?
At AG Architecture, we work to design and build innovative structures for multifamily, mixed use and senior living clients that foster a sense of community. That is what we do. It is our tagline. But what does that mean?
For our firm, it is not just about creating a physical environment to house groups of people, it is about designing spaces that bring people closer together. It is also about the way in which we accomplish that, by working in a c... Read more...
Happy Anniversary Gene! 50 Years
From print boy to Senior Principal – May 23rd was Gene’s official 50th anniversary with AG (and the generations of the firm preceding it). It that time he has worked with 403 employees and touched approximately 725 projects.
Here are a few fun facts about Gene:
• Favorite reliable tool – What has supported your design process then and now? A roll of yellow ... Read more...
Meet the Team – 25th Anniversary Celebration
In 1992, a fledgling architectural firm first known as Aldrian Guszkowski was formed. After Chuck Aldrian’s retirement in 1998 and the firm’s move to the Village of Wauwatosa, it was re-branded AG Architecture, reflecting the names of Steve Alexander and Gene Guszkowski. But Gene and Steve first began working together in the 1960’s in an earlier generation of the firm, likewise John Cronin, Cindy Lofy and Tracey Schnick were part of the team prior to the 1992 start date.
So as we... Read more...
Meet The Team – Eric Harrmann
October 6, 2016, In Eric Harrmann, by admin
AG Architecture is pleased to announce the promotion of Eric Harrmann to Senior Associate.
A committed AG team member for over 10 years, Harrmann is passionate about every aspect of the project process, but believes thoughtful site planning is the foundation that paves the way for project success. He received his Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM) and continued to work with AG as he completed his Master of Architecture, als... Read more...
Tech Talk: Embrace Code Changes…The Good, The Bad & The Expensive
I hate to say I told you so…but I did! My February article about the spotty and slow adoption of the ICC’s 2015 suite of codes across the country warned of the increasing cost of compliance. Several projects underway are making those revelations very real for our clients. Contractors that rely on historical cost estimations may be putting themselves in danger. Architects are having to rethink some details, construction methods and material selections. Building construction isn’t re... Read more...
In the News
From senior living communities and multifamily developments to façade enhancements and LEED accomplishments, AG projects have been in the news the last few months.
Three Palms Health Center at East Ridge at Cutler Bay in Cutler Bay, Florida received a LEED Platinum rating under the US Green Building Council’s LEED for Homes Program.
East Ridge at Cutler Bay celebrates the accomplishment.
National industry publications, such as EFA Magazi... Read more...
There are exciting projects on the boards in 2016, and some have even broken ground. Here are just a few…
State Street Station | Wauwatosa, WI
Gulf Coast Village | Cape Coral, FL
The Meadows | Louisville, KY
Hillcrest Country Estates – The Grand Lodge | Papillion, NE
Village Pointe Commons | Grafton, WI
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As 2015 came to a close, the doors opened on a number of AG projects representing the breadth of our senior living portfolio as well as our multi-family and mixed use / retail work.
Hillcrest Country Estates – Rehab Cottage | Papillion, NE
Three Palms at East Ridge | Cutler Bay, FL
Wells Street Station | Delafield, WI
First Federal Bank | Brookfield, WI... Read more...
Meet the Team
New employees hit the ground running at AG. While some of these friendly faces have been working on your projects for a while now, we want to officially introduce them to you. These are some of the people working hard to support your communities.
Get to know our entire AG family a little better – Our Team.
HAVE YOU MET?
Marcia Zalenski – The new voice of AG…and so much more.
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Milwaukee Area Multi-Family: Keeping Up with National Trends
Multi-family developments are taking many cities by storm as developers introduce a stock of apartment complexes that address market needs as well as specific demographic influences. Building Design + Construction discussed this apartment boom in its January 2015 issue identifying 5 Intriguing Trends to Track in the Multifamily Game. Due to AG’s recently completed and ongoing project work in this category, we would like to make note of how Milwauke... Read more...
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