Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal — Pennsylvania — June 8 - 21, 2012 — 15C



AVERTOWN, PA — Casaccio Architects of Havertown and GYA H Casaccio Architects & GYAArchitects merge New partnership: Casaccio Yu Architects in Havertown


Architects of Philadelphia have turned their frequent collabora- tion into a permanent partner- ship. The newpractice, Casaccio Yu Architects, based in Haver- town, provides architectural design services for academic, religious, corporate, healthcare, senior living, library, civic, and corporate/commercial clients. Principals Lee A. Casaccio, AIA, LEED AP, and George Yu, AIA, lead the Casaccio Yu Architects team of 12 archi- tects, interior designers, and support staff. “Casaccio YuArchitects arose from a blending of minds and hearts, values and vision, and two design practices with a shared appreciation for archi- PHILADELPHIA, PA— The PreservationAlliance for Great- er Philadelphia presented its annual Preservation Achieve- ment Awards at a luncheon. Keast & Hood Co. provided structural engineering for four projects honored at the event. “Keast & Hood Co. congratu- lates its clients, teammates, and the other recipients of 2012 Preservation Achievement Awards,” said principal Dean Doukakis, PE. “We appreciate the Preservation Alliance’s annual recognition of excel- lence in historic preservation, restoration, and community service.” Three projects earned Grand Jury Awards. The Arch Street United Methodist ChurchWin- dow Restoration project pre- served the landmark Center City, Philadelphia sanctu- ary. Lenfest Hall expanded the Curtis Institute of Music while complementing its his-

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Pictured left: Principals Lee A. Casaccio, AIA, LEED AP, and George Yu, AIA

tecture that expresses, inspires, and celebrates our clients’ mis- sions,” said Casaccio. “We will

continue to use the motto Mis- sion Driven DesignTM to em- phasize our approach.” ■

Keast & Hood recognized at the Preservation Achievement Awards

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toric neighbors. Restoration of the Independence Hall Tower ensures the longevity of a na- tional icon. Grand JuryAwards acknowl- edged the following teams: The Arch Street United Methodist Church Window Restoration award recognized Atkin Olshin ShadeArchitects; AEGIS Property Group; Keast & Hood Co.; Masonry Preser- vation Group, Inc.; Mezalick Design Studio, LLC; Schnabel Conservation LLC; and Sun Precast Co., Inc. The Curtis Institute of Music Lenfest Hall award recognized Ventur, Scott Brown and As- sociates, Inc.; AthenianRazak LLC; Grenald Waldren As- sociates; INTECH Construc- tion, Inc.; Joseph Dugan, Inc.; Keast & Hood Co.; Kirkegaard Associates; Marvin Waxman Consulting Engineers, Inc.; Metropolitan Acoustics, LLC; Noble Preservation Services,

Inc.; and Stantec. The Independence Hall Tower award recognized City of Phila- delphia Department of Public Property; Bargmann Hendrie + Archetype, Inc.; Alpha Corpora- tion; Avalotis Corporation; Dan Lepore & Sons Company; Dan- iel J. Keating Company; Elder- horst Bells, Inc.; Independence National Historical Park; Keast & Hood Co.; Kreilick Conser- vation, LLC; National Park Service Denver Service Center; Schnabel Conservation LLC; Superior Scaffold Services, Inc.; United States Roofing Corpora- tion; and Window Repairs & Restoration, LLC. Also at the event, the 2012 AIA Philadelphia Landmark Building Award recognized the Vanna Venturi House, by architect Robert Venturi, FAIA, Int. FRIBA. Keast & Hood Co. provided original structural de- sign for the classic post-modern house from 1959-1964. ■

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