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Baltimore’s Best Holiday Attractions

Baltimore’s Best Holiday Attractions

The green and red Stieff Silver lights are lit above our office, shining brightly in the Baltimore sky and giving notice that the holiday season has officially begun.  It's that time of year again where we gather to celebrate with family and friends, and what better way than at any of the numerous holiday sights and festivities in and throughout the Baltimore area. Whether it’s the Parade of Lighted Boats, the Waterfront Ice Rink, the Miracle on 34th Street, or a performance of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ Baltimore is booming with holiday spirit and...

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New Carrollton Library Renovation Design

New Carrollton Library Renovation Design

The renovation design for the New Carrollton Library Branch called for an aesthetically inviting, yet functional modern library to restore the facility to its former prestige.  To meet the present-day needs of the community, enhance…

Sustainability

Report from the USGBC Green School Summit

Report from the USGBC Green School Summit

While it’s important to design schools to have the best daylight, sustainable materials, and energy efficient lighting, this year’s USGBC Green School Summit focused on the most important part of the school and thus, reasoning…

  • Practice

    Architectural Musings: A Report from the AIA National Convention

    Architectural Musings: A Report from the AIA National Convention

    What do a billionaire, an urban artist, a mayor and three pioneering women have in common? At the American Institute of Architects’ national annual convention in Chicago late this June, each of these speakers had…

    • Practice

      Improving Your Decision Making

      Improving Your Decision Making

      The funny thing about decision making is that we all have to do it, whether we want to or not. All of us, every day, are decision makers – making choices on all aspects of…

      • Historic Preservation

        Two Rostrums: Small Structures with Big History and Purpose

        Two Rostrums: Small Structures with Big History and Purpose

        Working with the National Park Service at historically and culturally significant sites throughout the United States has afforded those of us at GWWO unique glimpses into our nation’s history and resources. This exposure is a…

        • Interpretive

          GWWO Projects Through the Eyes of Fifth Graders

          GWWO Projects Through the Eyes of Fifth Graders

          This spring, students from The GreenMount School, a private K-8 school located only steps from our office, visited GWWO to learn about how math applies to architecture from Principal Mark Lapointe, take a tour around…

            Higher Education

            Educational Energy

            Educational Energy

            $1 million. That’s the annual savings in energy costs that Towson University in Towson, Maryland is realizing across their 50-building campus, thanks to their ongoing, intensive efforts to modify their lighting practices. How did they…

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