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June 22nd, 2020

Architectural design in the not so socially distant future

As architects, we tend to look at the world fractions of an inch, identifying the smallest details, and interpreting their practicality in everyday life.  Modern architectural design is not just about walls, ceilings, and floors, it’s also about developing sustainable, efficient, and creative environments. Modern architectural design solves problems created by the needs of an […]

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February 18th, 2020

SSP: Looking Forward With 2020 Vision

The team at SSP Architects is excited to announce the latest chapter in the continued growth and evolution of the firm’s leadership. SSP Principals Jeanne Perantoni, Scott Mihalick, and Marcus Rosenau are pleased to announce that Tammy Stouchko, IIDA, LEED AP, has been named as a Principal of the firm. Tammy brings a unique perspective […]

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January 10th, 2020

Growth and Advancement

As SSP enters 2020 and begins our 129th year of providing architectural services, we pause to recognize the promotion of one of our key employees. Project Manager Dan Spanton, AIA, has been named as an Associate of the firm. Dan joined SSP in 2013, bringing many years of experience across a wide variety of project types […]

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December 3rd, 2019

Troubled Projects: Part 2 – Using Construction Best Practices

This is the second in a three-part series dealing with problems in construction projects. Here in part two, we discuss what it means to be “in trouble” in the first place, and the construction best practices for maximizing your chance of success. In the first part, we highlighted trends facing the design and construction industry […]

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October 14th, 2019

School Additions, Robotics / STEM Labs, Security & Other School Architecture Improvements

Fall has arrived! What does that mean? For starters, it means a resurgence of debate about whether folks should be excited for the reappearance of pumpkin spice everything. It means days getting shorter, another season of pro football, and holiday decorations hitting store shelves. Fall also means back to school, and for our public school […]

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August 16th, 2019

Visioning sessions yield public input for Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park – Centraljersey.com

This article was originally published by centraljersey.com – you can view it here. EDISON – After five visioning sessions were held to identify the needs of the Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park, one thing was clear among those who participated – the center is too small and needs more space in order to  provide […]

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August 14th, 2019

My Project Is In Trouble – Now What? (Part 1)

This is the first in a three-part series dealing with problems in construction projects.  In this series, we will highlight trends facing the design / construction industry and the challenges they present as building owners try to advance projects.  In Part 2, we will discuss what it means to be “in trouble” in the first […]

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July 11th, 2019

Getting Started: Tips from an Architect

When people think about buildings, they generally think about permanence. Sure, buildings fall into disrepair or are demolished every day; but for the most part, well-maintained buildings are intended to last for decades, if not longer. While preventative building maintenance is a topic worthy of its own discussion, the initial building design and construction, renovation, […]

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June 13th, 2019

Long Range Facility Plan – What To Know

Long Range Facility Plan The time has come. Though the Department of Education requires that all New Jersey public school districts maintain a Long Range Facility Plan (LRFP) with an approval date less than five years old, issues with the web-based software have resulted in districts getting a “pass.” Projects have been able to be […]

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May 21st, 2019

Vocational School Architecture: Can Your Facility Support Vocational Programs?

Vocational Support Like many things, college used to be a lot more affordable in the ‘good ol’ days.’ It’s getting increasingly expensive less attainable for many. Luckily for would-be students, there’s another option: vocational programs. And vocational support is rising. Vocational programs give learners the skills they need for a specific job. These are usually […]

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