Hays Reynolds, an intern architect with Craig Gaulden Davis, will serve Greenville on the Board of Zoning Appeals for a three year term which began June 2009. The Board of Zoning Appeals is made up of seven members who hear and decide where it is alleged that there is an error of law in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by the Zoning Administrator.
First Presbyterian Church (PCA) of Augusta, Georgia has asked Craig Gaulden Davis to develop a master plan for property it uses for ministry in and around Augusta. The church now occupies two city blocks that straddle Telfair Street, between 6th and 7th Streets, and uses a handful of properties elsewhere in the region. First Presbyterian Church’s sanctuary was designed by Robert Mills.
Clemson University has begun construction on an addition to the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center. The Duckworth Family Pavilion will be a two level addition to the existing tennis offices and locker room facility. The upper level will provide a gathering platform for events and optimal viewing of the adjacent competition courts and the lower level will feature a covered assembly area to offer a shaded area for users of all tennis facilities.
Craig Gaulden Davis’ award winning Etowah Branch Library will be featured on the Hendersonville, North Carolina phone book in 2010. In March of 2008 the 8,000 SF branch was completed on time and $100,000 under budget. A sustainable facility, the building design incorporates daylight harvesting, solar orientation and an energy efficient building envelope. The building features natural cork flooring and south facing windows, taking advantage of the winter sun and emphasizing the mountain views.
Craig Gaulden Davis was recognized by the Greenville Chapter of the American Institute of Architects for their design of Mt. Pleasant Academy in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The Merit Award was presented to CGD and the project’s associate architect, Stubbs Muldrow Herin, at the AIA Greenville Awards Gala held in December. While working with site restrictions and specific building needs, the design team was able to provide a building that respects the history of Mt. Pleasant Academy and provide a fresh interior design scheme that whimsically reflects the nearby fishing community. The 70,000 SF building was occupied for the 2009-2010 school year.
Craig Gaulden Davis’s design of a new 2,500 SF multifunctional building for Anderson County is now open for use in the Broadway Lake Community. The existing, outdated facility was replaced with a new building, revised parking, expanded boat ramp and new landscaping. The building, completed without the use of gypsum board, incorporates natural finishes such as stone, wood and concrete on the interior and stone and cementitious siding on the exterior.