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In The Know: ARE 5.0

While attending the AIA National Convention in Orlando, NarmourWright began what developed into an ongoing conversation about mentorship within the industry and the way that the available resources were being utilized for the new ARE 5.0, which went into effect earlier this year. Our feedback was well received and as a result NarmourWright was enlisted as a consultant to work with the publishing company, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., to set up a navigation document to help candidates studying for the Architectural Registration Exams (ARE). NarmourWright currently had several employees actively studying to take the ARE 5.0 exams who volunteered some

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Annual Punkin’ Chunkin’ Contest

It’s that spooky time of year again, Halloween has arrived therefore, it’s time for NarmourWright’s Annual Punkin’ Chunkin’ Contest! If you’re not familiar with Punkin’ Chunkin’, it’s a contest in which NWA employees decorate mini pumpkins for a juried show and then launch them with a 3-person slingshot. Help us select the winning punkin’ by VOTING now! Be sure to rate the punkin’s by; Overall concept, creativity, and execution of idea Distance and destruction Stayed tuned, the winning punkin’ will be announced Friday on social media. Happy Halloween!

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GCAA New Construction Bus Tour

The Greater Charlotte Apartment Association hosted their annual New Construction Bus Tour on September 28, 2017. NarmourWright along with an additional 250+ fellow architects, developers, contractors and other industry professionals hopped on a bus to tour five of the latest apartment buildings in Charlotte, NC. Charlotte has several neighborhoods that have a unique style and feel, therefore designers, architects, and developers are challenged to meet specific criteria that are suitable to the communities’ aesthetic. After touring multiple apartments it was apparent that the designers and architects did just that. NarmourWright was fortunate enough to have one of our designs on this year’s tour – The Lexington at Dilworth. Other apartments on the tour

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International Park(ing) Day

NarmourWright recently participated in International Park(ing) Day on September 15, 2017. According to the organization that started this movement, “Park(ing) Day is an annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into ‘Park(ing)’ spaces: temporary public spaces.” This initiative began in 2005 when Rebar, a San Francisco art and design studio, converted a single-metered parking space into a temporary park. Since then Park(ing) Day has evolved into a global movement with organizations and individuals creating new forms of temporary public space around the world.   NWA built our Park(ing) space at the intersection
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