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New Hotel Openings this Summer!

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Two new BRP designed hotels opened their doors to guests this summer. On July 24th the Aloft Glendale at Westgate and on August 6th the Cambria Bettendorf in Iowa had their grand openings. Aloft Glendale opening The Aloft Glendale is a four-story 100-room hotel on a 2.4-acre property located adjacent to the Westgate Entertainment District. […]

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Architecture Intern Spotlight: Jake Burris!

Architecture

At the beginning of the summer, we were delighted to welcome architectural intern Jake Burris to the team. Jake, originally from St. Charles Missouri, will be a fifth-year student at Drury University this August. There he is pursuing his Master of Architecture degree. While at Drury, Jake had the opportunity to study abroad at Aegina, […]

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Embassy Suites Grand Rapids, MI Welcomes Guests

Embassy

Right: Embassy Suites Grand Rapids exterior (photo: Experience Grand Rapids) Since mid-April, the Embassy Suites by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown has opened their doors to guests. This upscale, all-suite hotel features modern industrial decor with 250 guest rooms in seven stories overlooking the Grand River. Being in the Monroe North business district, the hotel is […]

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Architectural Bucket List

Architectural

Everyone has a bucket list, right? A number of experiences that you look forward to and want to accomplish during your lifetime. If you don’t, maybe you should think about making one. However, an architectural bucket list could look a bit different. This may consist of anything from spending a day with Frank Gehry to […]

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Giving back to our community: United Way’s Day of Caring

Giving

About Day of Caring Every year United Way of the Ozarks organizes the largest one-day, community-wide volunteer event in Southwest Missouri. Teams of volunteers spend a day giving back to area nonprofit agencies and schools. Last year, more than 2,000 volunteers from 126 businesses and organizations completed 296 projects at 76 nonprofit agencies and schools. […]

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BRP Welcomes Chelsea Smith to the Team!

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On June 17th we welcomed Chelsea Smith to the BRP Team. Chelsea, a Kansas State University graduate, recently received a Master of Interior Architecture and Product Design degree. This is a five-year program that blends architectural design, interior design, product design, and furniture design. This degree allows Chelsea to have a deeper understanding in all […]

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Meet Jordann, BRP Architects’ New Marketing Coordinator

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On June 3rd, we were happy to welcome Jordann Wheatley, Marketing Coordinator and Graphic Designer, to our team! Jordann was born in Rich Hill, a small town in Missouri, where she grew up on her family farm. Jordann recently graduated with honors from Missouri State University with a BFA in Graphic Design and minor in […]

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A Facility Fit for a Champ: A New Multipurpose Addition for Greenwood

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Earlier this month, Missouri State University’s Greenwood Laboratory School boys’ basketball team took home the Class 2 state title for the first time since 1942. With dreams of hosting tournaments and bigger events, the university hired BRP to design a multi-phase locker room and multipurpose addition for the lab school. In 2012, BRP designed the […]

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BRP Welcomes George Mandrik to the Team

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On March 1, we welcomed George Mandrik, Architect, to our team! George, who was born in Ukraine, moved to Portland, OR, and made his way to Springfield, MO when he was in high school. He graduated from Drury University in 2013 with a Master of Architecture and minors in fine arts and global studies. Prior […]

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BRP Designed Omaha Cambria Celebrates Opening

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The Cambria is open and ready to welcome guests. The BRP designed 128-room upscale hotel sits in downtown Omaha near numerous businesses and attractions. The property, which is anticipating LEED Gold status, is the first Cambria in Nebraska. The hotel, which sits on a compact urban site, was a redesign of the typical Cambria prototype. […]

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