To this point, the design team shows a reprogrammed building with many reimagined civic and library functions. Key interventions on the interior of the building open up the space and gives it new life. An exterior renovation could reinvent the plaza into an open and inviting civic space while adding direct access to lower level gallery and auditorium spaces. Lastly, a series of subtle but dynamic media projections would enliven the building’s façade while respecting the building’s historically significant architecture.

This effort was entirely unsolicited and is intended as a study for the public and for various political entities to demonstrate what the library can become.


Mercedes-Benz of Bonita Springs, Florida. This ground-up Autohaus Black Mercedes-Benz store features an expansive main showroom including a commercial van showroom, an upper level display / event space with an exterior display deck, a 47 bay service shop, and three levels of structured parking above the service shop. The three-level parking structure contains a number of display shelves cantilevered from the parking structure.


Praxis3 architecture + multidisciplinary design is pleased to announce that for the third year in a row, we have been selected for the 2016 PSMJ Circle of Excellence.

Praxis3 has been recognized as one of only 64 architecture and engineering firms nationwide to receive this prestigious award. PSMJ is the world’s leading authority on the effective management of AEC firms. PSMJ Circle of Excellence is designed to highlight firms that are successfully managed, based on 13 key performance metrics that demonstrate outstanding achievement in profitability, staff growth, cash flow, productivity, business development, overhead management and turnover.

“Year after year, the diversity of these firms continues to prove that success isn’t necessarily defined by the size of a firm, their practice area, geographic location, or even the markets they serve, but instead by a strong commitment to solid business practices,” says Kate Allen, P.E., Director of PSMJ’s A/E/C Industry Surveys. “Our passion may be our practice, but top-notch business practices are critical for sustainability.”

“Praxis3 is honored to be included for the third year in a row in PSMJ’s Circle of Excellence” says Ryan Stancill, Principal at Praxis3. “Praxis3 is a design practice built on bringing together design excellence and sound business practices. At Praxis3 we are passionate about continuing to develop a sustainable design practice that will both foster the creative spirit, as well as provide long-term security to our employees and clients that rely on us.”

About Praxis3: Praxis3 is an architecture + multidisciplinary design firm serving a diverse array of clients across the country. Our clients include leading universities, technical colleges, automotive groups, developers, local governments, financial institutions, and retail groups. Founded in 1997, Praxis3 is based in Atlanta, Georgia. During our 18 year history we have excelled at customer service and our work is the recipient of numerous design awards and client accolades. For additional information please contact Ryan Stancill 404.849.8114


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