From Tampa Bay Newswire: National Architecture Firm C&K Architects | Interiors, Inc. Renews Downtown Winter Haven Lease Beymer Building in downtown Winter Haven, Fla.An architectural and interior design firm with projects around the U.S. has renewed a five-year lease in downtown Winter Haven. The firm, C & K Architects|Interiors, Inc., (formerly Collman and Karsky Architects,… Continue reading C&K Renews Downtown Winter Haven Lease
Our Lady of Lourdes and the Catholic Diocese of St. Petersburg hired C&K Architects | Interiors, Inc. to renovate the interior of the sanctuary the firm originally designed in 1975. The original nave, chancel and narthex have not been changed since new in 1975. Consequently the furniture and finishes are showing the age and wear of… Continue reading Our Lady of Lourdes
C&K Architects | Interiors, Inc. has teamed with Kokolakis Construction recently proposing redevelopment of a vacant Downtown Dunedin parcel of land adjacent to the City’s Municipal Services Building. This proposal will include development of a new Technical Services building for the City as well as approximately 70 new apartments above new retail space. Included will new… Continue reading Dunedin Technical Services Building
BEFORE: AFTER: C&K Architects | Interiors, Inc. has over 20 years of experience and expertise with building envelope design, specification, management and oversight of the work. This one example shows the before conditions and the completed results of a recent project in Lakeland, Florida which was about 20,000 s.f. on a 6 story building. The project… Continue reading Lakeland Emergency
C&K Architects | Interiors, Inc. are pleased to announce their new interior design for USAA in Tampa. This design is a short term lease at Lakeview Center in Tampa and is 50,000 sq.ft. C&K is proud to provide professional services for USAA since 1991.
The Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union, our Net-Zero building in Riverview, is now completed and occupied with the electric meter running backwards selling power to the utility provider. A “net-zero building” is one that uses no external energy overall throughout the entire year. It may consume energy such as electricity from the utility company at times, but… Continue reading Net-Zero Building Sells Back Power
C&K Architects | Interiors’s two year effort for Feil Organization on their Baypoint property has successfully rejuvenated leasing activity in the 15 building campus. Work has included landscaping, parking lot reconfiguration and lighting, building entries, lobbies, toilet rooms and common areas. View a recent Tampa Bay Business Journal Advertisement Insert.
This week we highlight a new “net-zero energy”building that is going up in Riverview, Florida writes Alison Leuders on the ThinkSustany blog. A “net-zero building” is one that uses no external energy overall throughout the entire year. It may consume energy such as electricity from the utility company at times, but it produces electricity at other… Continue reading NET ZERO Sustainable Office
Here is shown the transformation of an existing furniture store into a vibrant downtown building that has a connection to the historic business district and a more modern look of a restaurant. This project follows a parking garage design by C&K Architect | Interiors, Inc. which was completed in 2012 in the downtown business core that… Continue reading Tranformation Connects Storefront to Historic District
Collman & Karsky was commissioned in August of 2012 to begin renovations to an existing abandoned 80,000 s.f. fish processing facility in South St. Petersburg. The new owners wanted to bring the old plant back to life and relocate their existing operations from Tampa along with 100 employees to downtown St. Petersburg. The program takes… Continue reading A Modern Fish Plant in St. Petersburg
Achieva Credit Union will receive $127,000 in incentives as it relocates its headquarters to Dunedin. The Dunedin City Commission okayed matching grants and a fee waiver to incent the credit union to move its headquarters from Clearwater. Achieva is spending about $12 million to purchase, remodel and add on to a former Nielson Media Research… Continue reading Dunedin City Commission OKs Incentives for Achieva
Tampa Bay Business Journal Reports: Yourmembership.com is working with Collman &Karsky Architects to design a new space for 2013. The membership association software company has changed shape in response to market demands, a strategy that could help any company endure ups and downs. Now it’s expanding into new offices. Following acquisition by private equity firm… Continue reading YourMembership.com Expands in St. Petersburg
City of TampaPolice Headquarters Building Envelope Study The City of Tampa Police Headquarters is located at: 411 N. Franklin Street in Tampa and recently had a Building Envelope Study completed by Collman & Karsky Architects. The building is almost 50 years old and 12 stories, plus a penthouse, with curtain wall systems on 3 sides… Continue reading City of Tampa Police Headquarters
Here is a recent jobsite sign from the Achieva jobsite in Dunedin. The buildings are under construction, with much of the demolition completed and site work commencing.
C&K assisted Affiliated Engineers SE to achieve successful results in this USDE Solar Energy project described in the press excerpts below. Tampa Bay Business Journal: City officials, contractors and special guest Jason Walsh of the U.S. Department of Energy demonstrated the new “Sunlit City Parks” initiative and educational program at J.W. Cate Recreation Center in St. Petersburg on Tuesday. MSNBC: St.… Continue reading National Solar Parks Project Debut in Sunshine City
Collman & Karsky’s Hospice/Pioneer project is having it’s 30th anniversary this year. The current Suncoast Hospice Headquarters was originally designed for Pioneer Savings and Loan built in 1980. This recent photo is testament of a project withstanding the test of time. The buildings are now over 30 years old and still serving as a single owner occupant headquarters… Continue reading Hospice HQ Buildling Celebrates 30 Years
Achieva Credit Union will move its corporate headquarters from Clearwater to Dunedin by October. Achieva will consolidate its operations — currently spread across Largo, Clearwater and Palm Harbor — in a 67,000-square-foot corporate center at 1659 Virginia St., which formerly housed a Nielsen Media Research call center. The project will include renovations to an existing… Continue reading Achieva HQ Moves to Dunedin
Collman & Karsky Architects began working with the United States Green Building Council to form a local chapter of the USGBC on the west coast of Florida in 2004. Today we are proud that the majority of our staff has LEED Accreditations and the firm has produced the following Certified Buildings: 2007 – Dunedin Community… Continue reading Leaders in LEED
The architecture of our neighborhoods, towns, and cities not only expresses who we are and what we value, but shapes the way we live. At Collman & Karsky Architects, Inc., we are committed to building a better community, and being a good corporate & environmental citizen based on how we practice architecture on a daily… Continue reading Part of the Community
We are very excited to announce that our Winter Haven office will soon be relocated to the central business district at 280 W. Central Avenue in downtown. From this location we will be able to serve our clients better and more efficient. An open house event will be scheduled in the near future. This is a rendering of the… Continue reading Winter Haven Office Open!
DUNEDIN – Fitting with Dunedin’s artsy image, the city’s new community center is about to be anointed with a swirling, colorful modern sculpture. It will be designed by California artist Robert Ellison and titled Bounce. It depicts a ball on top of a solid shape that morphs into a spiral. “Some people may say it’s… Continue reading Sculpture swirls into city’s center
By SHANNON TAN Published July 21, 2004 LARGO – Children fishing. A squirrel on a swing. A manatee lying in a hammock reading a book. These whimsical images are included in more than a dozen artworks that will be displayed in the children’s section of the new $21-million Largo Library. Largo officials on Tuesday approved the… Continue reading Officials approve artwork purchase