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SmithGroupJJR Names Sandro Bressi, Francie Moore to Lead Science & Technology, Higher Education Studios for Southern California

June 7, 2018

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation's leading integrated design firms, has appointed Sandro Bressi and Francie Moore, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, to lead the Science & Technology and Higher Education studios, respectively, for the firm’s Los Angeles and San Diego offices. This move supports the firm’s strategic plan to expand its port...

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Chief of Staff of the Army Honors SmithGroupJJR’s Philip Tobey with Outstanding Civilian Service Award

June 6, 2018

Today, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army Gen. Mark A. Milley honors Senior Vice President Philip Tobey, FAIA, FACHA, ASHE with the Outstanding Civilian Service Award during the Salute from the Chief.

The Salute from the Chief is an event that allows the Chief of Staff, on behalf of the U.S. Army, to honor civilians that give back to t...

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Jason Stangland Promoted to Lead SmithGroupJJR’s Waterfront Practice

May 7, 2018

SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation's largest integrated design firms, has named Jason Stangland, PLA, LEED AP, to lead the firm’s internationally recognized Waterfront Practice. The group is comprised of engineers, ecologists, landscape architects and urban design experts specializing in design of complex river, lake and ocean environ...

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Howard Marsh Metropark, Designed by SmithGroupJJR, Opens in Toledo Area

May 3, 2018

New 1,000-acre park restores 750 acres of wetland habitats

The Howard Marsh Metropark Wetland Preserve, planned and designed by SmithGroupJJR, celebrated its grand opening to the public on Saturday, April 28. Located 15 miles east of downtown Toledo along the western Lake Erie shoreline, the 1,000-acre park has gained national recog...

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Mixed-Use Specialist Michelle Ray joins SmithGroupJJR

April 24, 2018

Move enhances firm’s expertise in the mixed-use environment

The Phoenix office of SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s leading integrated design firms, has hired Michelle Ray, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, as principal and mixed-use specialist. In her new position, Ray will work alongside Phoenix Workplace Practice leadership to exp...