TreanorHL Blog/News

Dancing Rabbits?

2014-05-09 Posted By: Birgitta Reynolds
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Anna with Jennifer Martin, the Green Community Center’s project managerAnna with Jennifer Martin, the Green Community Center’s project manager
Anna's commute to work. Anna's commute to work.
Dancing Rabbit's construction staging area.Dancing Rabbit's construction staging area.
Anna's office at Dancing Rabbit. Anna's office at Dancing Rabbit.

Treanor Interiors is Hiring

2014-05-09 Posted By: Patty Weaver

Our studio is seeking a full-time interior designer to join our Lawrence, Kan.-based team in an entry-level position.

We’re looking for someone with a diverse background and project experience as well as a strong passion and talent for design. If the following describes you, email Audrie Wenger, Director of Interiors, with your resume and contact information.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • 2-3 years of practical design experience 
  • Accredited design degree in Interior Design or Interior Architecture 
  • Strong technical & technology skillsREVIT proficiency required 
  • Creative design thinking skills 
  • Versatility to work within all project types, including furniture design packages 
  • Enjoys teamwork and collaboration 
  • Self-manager, strategic thinker, flexible type who is comfortable with fast project pace, travel and workload

Defining Our Signature Buildings

2014-05-08 Posted By: Patty Weaver

From the Empire State Building to the Eiffel Tower, some buildings captivate a city or even a nation. Over time, these iconic buildings become synonymous with the place they represent.

They are the buildings that, if you mention their name, people know what you’re talking about,” says Vance Kelley, AIA, principal in Treanor Architects' Historic Preservation studio. They are buildings that show up on television, in books and memories. They are, often, the ones worth preserving.

A building doesn’t need to be world-famous to be “iconic” to its community. Here are a few of the ways that a building—perhaps one in your community— can take on a life greater than the sum of its parts.

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Missouri State Capitol, 2012Missouri State Capitol, 2012

Shoptalk: Herm

2014-05-07 Posted By: Patty Weaver

Shoptalk—deciphering architectural and historic preservation jargon one word at a time!

Term: 
herm / hermes

Definition: 
a pillar or post composed of the representation of a human head or human figure whose waist emerges from a tapering pedestal; also called a term or terminal figure

Examples: 
Below are three images demonstrating herms.

Top Left: Drawings of ornamental columns including a herm in the lower right corner.

Top Right: Close up one the second level herms identified on the Dillon House during the development of a historic structure report.

Bottom: Pair of herms identified on the second level of the Dillon House. 

Examples of ornamental columns including herms.Close up one the second floor herms on the Dillon House in Topeka, Kansas.

 

Herms on the second level of the Dillon House in Topeka, Kansas.

How far will we go for preservation?

2014-04-18 Posted By: Patty Weaver

To the very edge! Julia Manglitz working on a punch list on the Kansas Statehouse roof. Don't worry folks, she follows all the safety rules during her architectural stunts.

From aging and inadequate to modern animal facilities

2014-04-16 Posted By: Birgitta Reynolds
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The beginning of construction. The beginning of construction.
6 months later. 6 months later.

Supporting the growth of engineering programs at Texas A&M

2014-04-13 Posted By: Birgitta Reynolds
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Design kick-off meeting in the Zachry Engineering CenterDesign kick-off meeting in the Zachry Engineering Center
Existing Zachry Engineering CenterExisting Zachry Engineering Center

Active Learning Sneak Peak

2014-04-10 Posted By: Birgitta Reynolds
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Photo courtesy of KU School of EngineeringPhoto courtesy of KU School of Engineering

IIDA Student Mentoring Week

2014-04-04 Posted By: Birgitta Reynolds
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Treanor's Director of Interior Design, Audrie Wenger & our student shadow Kelsey Brown. Treanor's Director of Interior Design, Audrie Wenger & our student shadow Kelsey Brown.

Save the Date!

2014-03-31 Posted By: Birgitta Reynolds
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