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April 2012

CGD Awarded Atlanta Libraries

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Atlanta Fulton Library logosCraig Gaulden Davis has expanded its work in library design in recent weeks, landing significant design roles for three new branches for the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System.  CGD is associated with three Atlanta firms to design the Stewart Lakewood Branch, the Southeast Atlanta Branch and the South Fulton Branch.

David Dixon, AIA, leader of CGD’s library design studio, credits the recent assignments to CGD’s 50 years of library design experience and a passion for creating “unique environments for public enrichment.”

Dixon, along with CGD’s Andrea Kuhfuss, Stuart Stenger and Dustin Albright, is also working on libraries in Athens, Forest Park and Cumming, Georgia.

Laurens Electric Renovation Complete

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The headquarters of the Laurens Electric Cooperative in Laurens, SC have been transformed.  Laurens Electric is a member-owned rural electric cooperative that serves more than 53,000 residential, commercial and industrial consumers in seven upstate South Carolina counties.  Craig Gaulden Davis designed the much-needed overhaul.

The 21,000 plus square foot building was constructed in 1976 and last renovated in 1991.  The changes just completed:

  • Renovated the main lobby and customer service department to increase efficiency and safety for customers and customer service representatives,
  • Equipped the board room that to permit video conferencing meetings with remote offices,
  • Upgraded HVAC and lighting systems for greater efficiency,
  • Installed auxiliary power to prevent interruption of computer and dispatch functions,
  • Removed obstacles to handicapped access and use, and
  • Replaced outdated furniture, signage and window treatments.

Construction took eight months.  The contractor was Hogan Construction Group of Piedmont, SC.