PRAXIS3 has lots of great news to share with our friends this month. We have several additions to our growing office, we’ve launched a new logo and website, and have a couple projects to share with you that we’re especially proud of.

Praxis3 – New Logo & Website

Praxis3 is pleased to announce the launch of our new logo and website. Our new website is now fully compatible with mobile devices and tablets. In addition, it better showcases our projects in an easier to view and search display, and offers more information about the services we offer and markets we serve. Please check it out at www.praxis3.com

Mazuma Credit Union’s new headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas

Praxis3 is wrapping up the design of Mazuma’s new headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas. The building is a 3 story, 50,000sf headquarters with a financial services branch on the first level. Mazuma tasked our team with creating a design that looks forward to the future while harmonizing with the classic expression of its neighbors. The building will feature a 3 story atrium, a flexible working environment, various exterior balconies and terraces, a landscaped garden, fitness center, and a state-of-the-art branch that reimagines the retail banking experience. Below is a link to a YouTube video created by Mazuma with interviews of the team involved in the creation of the new headquarters. Praxis3 is partnered with Level5, the strategic consultant and general contractor; along with sky design, the graphic and interior designer.

Watch Mazuma’s New Headquarters’s Video

Mazuma Credit Union

Mazuma Credit Union

 

Nalley Toyota in Roswell, Georgia

Praxis3 is pleased to announce the completion of the new Nalley Toyota in Roswell, Georgia. Nalley Toyota is an 81,000sf, state of the art automotive dealership seeking LEED Certification and was constructed by AutoBuilders. Praxis3 has now completed 44 Toyota Image USA II stores across the country and 9 LEED Certified buildings, including 5 LEED Certified automotive dealerships. This project represents the first LEED Certified dealership for our client, Asbury Automotive Group. Asbury Automotive Group has been a client of Praxis3 since 2002. During that time we have designed dozens of facilities for them across the country. Asbury Automotive Group is based in Duluth, GA and currently operates approximately 90 retail auto stores, encompassing more than 120 franchises for the sale and servicing of 35 different brands.

Nalley Toyota in Roswell

Nalley Toyota in Roswell

Nalley Toyota in Roswell

 

Patrick Carroll

Patrick Carroll joins Praxis3 as our new Technical Director. Pat is married and has three sons. He graduated from the University Of Kentucky College Of Architecture in 1971 with a Bachelor of Architecture. Prior to joining Praxis3, he spent 12 years with Perkins+Will as Senior Project Coordinator and member of the Excellence in Execution committee charged with setting the technical, quality, and production goals for all offices. He was responsible for developing the Project Delivery Manual and the Quality Program. He was the Chairman of the Ft. Myers Planning Board and the Northern Kentucky Building Code Appeals Board. Pat is addicted to reading, has a blackbelt in Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido, has performed in over 30 plays in amateur and professional theater, and has traveled thoughout Europe and Asia. Pat will be instrumental in maintaining and continually improving the technical quality of our documents and processes, as well as aiding in the development of our intern architects.

 

DJ Seo

Dongjun (DJ) Seo brings 10 years of experience in various areas of Architecture to Praxis3. DJ interned at Gensler in Washington, DC. and Perkins + Will in NYC during his academic years. DJ received his Master of Architecture and Master of Urban Design from the University of Michigan. He started his professional career in South Korea as a navy officer architect managing projects in planning, design, and construction. Since then he has expanded his practice in small and large design offices working on diverse projects around the world. DJ most recently worked as a construction superintendent and project architect for a general contractor in K-12, healthcare, cultural, and retail markets in Atlanta. DJ is currently focusing his efforts on Praxis3’s growing retail studio.

 

Yomi Sanya

Originally from Nigeria, Yomi Sanya joins Praxis3 with 5 years of experience in Architecture. Yomi received her Bachelor of Architecture from Louisiana Tech University and her Masters of Science in Building Construction & Facilities Management from Georgia Tech. Prior to joining the Praxis3 team, she worked with Rees Associates and SRSSA. In this time, she worked on a variety of project types including Corporate- Commercial, Senior Living, Institutional, Retail, Mixed-Use and Hospitality. Since joining Praxis3, she has been working on a variety of projects in our growing automotive retail practice area. She is passionate about life, people and being a Designer.

 

Brittni Cooper

Brittni Cooper joins Praxis3 as an intern architect. She is a recent graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design with a Bachelor of Architecture and a minor in Psychology. Brittni worked with Anderson & Associates in Blacksburg, Virginia throughout high school and after college on civil and transportation projects. In addition, she was a teaching assistant at UT for the College of Architecture’s computer drafting class, teaching AutoCAD and 3DsMax. Brittni also found time during college to volunteer at a local high school in Knoxville, teaching the fundamentals of design to high school students.

 

Monica Harvey

Monica Harvey joins Praxis3 as an intern architect. She is a recent graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design with a Bachelor of Architecture. Monica studied abroad in Krakow, Poland where she spent six months at the Politechnika Krakowska. While in Poland, Monica ventured to many cities around Europe where she began to understand her niche as a designer of well-integrated urban design at a public level. Since joining Praxis3, Monica has been focusing her efforts on Praxis3’s growing retail studio. During her free time, she takes part in architectural competitions that relate to urban design development and also makes time for her little Golden Retriever puppy, Lola.

 

We are looking for Intern Architects and Project Architect / Managers: Open Positions

 

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 15 year history we have excelled at customer service and our work is the recipient of numerous design awards and client accolades. For addititonal information please contact Ryan Stancill 404.849.8114 rstancill@praxis3.com

 

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