Treanor Blog/News

KPA Recognizes Building 427 Rehabilitation with Award

2013-05-24 Posted By: Patty Weaver

Community by Design | Creating a Place to Belong

2013-05-07 Posted By: Emily Bengoa

When designing campus residences, it's easy to get caught up in location, room design and amenities. Yet just as important is the wealth of research that shows us how buildings can help students develop the sense of connection and community identity they need to thrive.

Engaging students on campus has much to do with programmatic decisions, but a physical environment that is designed to help students connect advances the sense of community and makes programming more effective. (click the pdf above for the entire article)

Community Dining at the University of Missouri Beta house. Sharing meals plays an essential role in increasing interaction and learning opportunities.Community Dining at the University of Missouri Beta house. Sharing meals plays an essential role in increasing interaction and learning opportunities.

New Engineering Buildings-Final Designs unveiled

2013-05-03 Posted By: Birgitta Reynolds
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Preservation: Going it alone?

2013-04-09 Posted By: Patty Weaver

For fans of cable television, it might not seem so hard to rehabilitate a historic building. Watching HGTV and shows such as This Old House empower and educate building owners—and sometimes skim over the realities of older buildings. read more

Preservation: When Specialization Matters

2013-04-09 Posted By: Patty Weaver

Rehabilitating a historic building has many benefits, and tax incentives make it an increasingly attractive option. But approaching your project like new construction could cost you more than expected—in time, money and sleepless nights.

A little expertise goes a long way, especially with larger, complex rehabilitations or when pursuing federal tax credits. Here’s where the right advisors at the right time can make life easier: read more


Riverfront Community Center
Documenting the condition of Riverfront Community Center's exterior sandstone with a sounding hammer.

Have you heard of the 179D Tax Credit?

2013-03-01 Posted By: Birgitta Reynolds

Save your building while saving energy

2013-02-05 Posted By: Patty Weaver

The Solar Debate

2013-02-05 Posted By: Patty Weaver

As the use of renewable energy continues to grow, historic buildings are slowly beginning to incorporate solar technology. If you’re considering solar, the National Trust for Historic Preservation offers the following guidelines:

Science & Technology Education: Rethinking Lecture Halls?

2013-01-30 Posted By: Birgitta Reynolds
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Eisenhower Ridge Building 19 Recognized with National Trust Award

2012-10-29 Posted By: Patty Weaver