C&K Architects | Interiors, Inc. worked with Tampa Bay Water to design their new Infrastructure and Emergency Management facility in Land-O-Lakes, Fl. The hurricane resistant facility is single story pre-engineered steel structure with masonry walls. The building is 17,000 s.f. of space for offices, data storage and computer systems supporting the water distribution system serving multiple… Continue reading Tampa Bay Water, Land O’Lakes
PROJECT CHARACTERISTICS C&K Architects | Interiors, Inc. designed this new multi-tenant corporate office building for Hallmark Development. This new two-story building is Gold LEED Certified. The building will function as corporate offices for Brown & Brown Insurance and a GSA tenant. C&K designed the building as an environmentally friendly facility. Fluorescent light fixtures with sensors… Continue reading 83 Park Place
Caladesi Discovery Center is an interpretive education center with stair and elevator to upper level viewing decks. This project is in the fund raising phase and is sponsored by the Friends of the Islands, a 501c3 Not for Profit organization formed to support the barrier islands off the Pinellas Co. coastline extending from St. Petersburg… Continue reading Discovery Center, Caladesi Island State Park
Six Ten Corporation Inland Fiber and Data Center – Tier III Architect: C&K Architects | Interiors, Inc. Size: 5,500 SF Data Center Buildout Cost: $3,250,000 Owner: Six Ten Corporation Owner Contact: Bud Strang, (863) 299-1195 Completion Date: 8/2006 Design-Build Contractor/Construction Manager: Florida Telecom Construction Brief Description: Hardened existing third floor building construction to Category IV… Continue reading 6|10 Corporation, Winter Haven
Creative World Schools is a 13,000 SF prototype daycare facility for infants, toddlers and pre-school children age 2 through 5. The facility also houses an afterschool care program called CW Kids Club. The facility contains the following program areas: reception, office, library, food service, 12 classrooms, outdoor age graded playgrounds, plus an Exploratorium. The Exploratorium… Continue reading Creative World Schools
C&K worked with RRE/CSC’s construction division to design a unique two story 8,600 s.f. concrete tilt-wall facility for the companies corporate office. The building is located on a triangular parcel of land at the entrance of the Icot Business Center at 58th Street and Ulmerton Rd. in mid-Pinellas county.
HAYDON-RUBIN NEW CONSTRUCTION Corporate Office Complex 2-story PROJECT CHARACTERISTICS C&K Architects | Interiors, Inc. provided design, construction documents and some construction administration for Haydon Rubin’s new 46,000 SF corporate facility. The 2-story, tiltwall facility provides administrative office space for Haydon Rubin’s headquarters as well as Rubin Real Estate.
CLIENT / LOCATION City of Dunedin 1143 Michigan Avenue NEW CONSTRUCTION Community Center: 55,000 sq. ft. PROJECT CHARACTERISTICS C&K Architects | Interiors, Inc. designed a new LEED registered Community Center to meet the ever-growing needs of the City and the community. C&K evaluated other municipal community center/recreation program philosophies, trends and technologies in addition… Continue reading Dunedin Community Center
This project is located in the Channelside District of Tampa near the Tampa Bay Times Forum. It has two towers of apartment or hotel units above parking decks with retail at the street level. An amenities deck is planned with indoor multipurpose spaces for meetings, movie theater, exercise and game areas. CLIENT / LOCATION Bank… Continue reading Encore in Tampa
CLEARWATER YACHT CLUB CLEARWATER BEACH, FLORIDA NEW CONSTRUCTION 19,000 sq. ft. PROJECT CHARACTERISTICS This (3) story yacht club, to be located within the “Beach by Design” revitalization district is located on Clearwater Beach along the inter-coastal waterway. Designed to provide the yachting community with a full service restaurant and bar, banquet facilities, full fitness center… Continue reading Clearwater Yacht Club
LARGO LIBRARY LARGO, FLORIDA NEW CONSTRUCTION New replacement public library: 90,300 sq. ft. Construction Cost: $15.5M – $2.2M Fee PROJECT CHARACTERISTICS AWARD WINNER- IIDA 2005 Government/Institutional Project Design New Largo Library is a 90,300 square foot facility and is a single story facility except for the collection wing. There is a program/meeting room wing with a coffee shop that… Continue reading Largo Library, Largo Florida
David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place Tampa, Florida NEW CONSTRUCTION/RENOVATION Ticket Box Office and Roof Garden (Ticket Box Office) 1,530 sq. ft. (Addition and Roof Garden) 929 sq. ft. PROJECT CHARACTERISTICS The project included renovation of the existing ticket box office with an addition of… Continue reading David Straz Center, Tampa
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