Jerry Sparkman, AIA, NCARB

 

The creative force behind the Casey Key Residence project, Jerry is a second generation architect. After graduating from the University of Tennessee, Jerry spent some time working in Manchester, England, before returning to the States to obtain his Masters in Architecture from the University of Virgina. Not only is Jerry an exceptional architect with many awards under his belt, he is also a talented musician playing slide guitar and a mandolin. His band, Radio Free Carmela and the Transmitters has toured Florida from Tallahassee to the Keys, playing festivals like the Florida Folk Festival, Riverhawk and WMNF 88.5fm Tampa FL Community Radio's 'Tropical Heatwave.'

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Education

University of Virginia, M. Arch, 2001
University of Tennessee, B. Arch 1992
University of Manchester, England, Urban Design Studies, 1991

Registrations

Registered Architect in FL AR-91475
Registered Architect in Tennessee 101441
Registered Architect in North Carolina 11210
Member National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
American Institute of Architects Member, Gulf Coast Chapter Past President 2005

Awards

2014-2015 International Property / Americas Property Awards: Public Service Architecture: Sarasota County Beach Pavilions

2014-2015 International Property / Americas Awards: Architecture Single Residence: Casey Key Residence

2014 Florida Association of AIA: Honor Award of Excellence for Theoretical Work: Origins Exhibition

2014 Florida Association of AIA: Honor Award of Excellence for New Work: Sarasota County Beach Pavilions

2014 Florida Association of AIA: Merit Award of Excellence for Renovations and Additions: Strandhus

2014 Gulf Coast Chapter - AIA Award for Design Excellence: Sarasota County Beach Pavilions

2014 Gulf Coast Chapter - AIA Award for Design Detail: Asian Art Study Center at the Ringling Museum of Art

2014 Gulf Coast Chapter - AIA Award for Design Excellence: Origins Exhibition

2014 Gulf Coast Chapter - AIA Award of Merit: Strandhus

2013 Home of the Year Award: Platinum Award Best Remodel / Renovation: Strandhus

2013 Home of the Year Award: Platinum Award Best Overall Home: Casey Key Beach House

2012 AIA Florida/Caribbean Honor & Design Awards :Merit Award :Sarasota County Beach Park Pavilions 2012 AIA Merit Award, Gulf Coast Chapter – Caspersen Beach Park

2012 AIA Merit Award, Gulf Coast Chapter – Fruitville Park “Playball Pavilion”

2012 AIA Merit Award, Gulf Coast Chapter – Casey Key Main House

2012 AIA Merit Award, Gulf Coast Chapter – Casey Key Beach House

2012 Builder Magazine - Best in Show : Casey Key Beach House

2012 Home of the Year Award - SRQ Magazine

2011 AIA Florida/Caribbean Honor & Design Awards :Unbuilt Merit Award :Sarasota County Beach Park Pavilions 2011 IIDA: FAB award for 2011 Residential Housing Award

2011 Builder’s Choice Design and Planning Awards: Merit Award Casey Key Guest House

2010 Qualified Remodeler’s Chrysalis Design 31st Annual Awards: Gold Award in the Detached Structure Category 2010 Bala Portfolio, NAHB Gold Award – One-Of –A-Kind Custom Home 401-6500 SQ FT

2010 Best in America Living Awards, Gold Award Master Design,

2010 Florida Gulf Coast AIA, Honor Award for Architecture, Award of Excellence

2009 National Chrysalis Award for Detached Structure

2003 AIA Honor Award, E. Tennessee Chapter – Goodfriend Residence

2000 Gilliland Fellowship: U. of Virginia, Department of Landscape Architecture

2000 Dupont Teaching Fellowship: U. of Virginia, Department of Architecture

1999 AIA Honor Award, E. Tennessee Chapter – Lula Restaurant

1999 AIA Honor Award, E. Tennessee Chapter – Bolt Barn

1999 AIA Merit Award, E. Tennessee Chapter – Oak Ridge Unitarian Church

1998 Award of Excellence, Knox County Planning Commission – Westminster Green

1996 AIA Merit Award, Tennessee Chapter – Beckner Residence

1993 Young Architect’s Forum Merit Award – Tremont Environmental Center

1993 Tennessee Foundation for Architecture Scholarship

1989 AIA Tennessee Scholastic Award

Representative Publications

Books

2013 (estimated) Liaoning Science and Technology Publishing House: China 2013 (estimated) Housing: Korea

2010 100 Florida Architects and Interior Designers : USA

Magazines

2012 LUX Magazine

2012 Kitchen & Bath Design News article

2012 Sarasota Herald Tribune article | Clients Lead Conversion

2011 Dwell Magazine article | Beach Houses We Love

2011 Sarasota Magazine article | Treetop Marvel

2011 Builder Magazine article | Roll with it

2011 Gulf Coast Community Foundation article | Our Gulf Coast Leaders Take the Cake! 2011 Sarasota Herald Tribune article | The carport make a comeback

2011 Ballista Magazine article | Featured Firm

2010 Biz 941 article | 5 Cool New Commercial Buildings

2009 Sarasota Herald Tribune article | Recession

2008 Sarasota Herald Tribune Style Home Magazine article | Inside Design

2008 Biz 941 article | Blueprints for Green Living

Selected On Line Media

2012 Contemporist.com| Featured Project 2012 Chictip.com | Featured Project

2012 Homedit.com| Featured Project/

2011 ARCHDaily.com article | Featured Project

Representative Community Service

Artist in Residence, Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast, 2011-2012

Design Critic Ringling School of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL 2005 – current

Design Critic University of Virginia, School of Architecture 2000 – 2001

Guest musician for Oak Ridge and Fountain City Senior Centers 1995 – 2000

Visiting design critic University of Tennessee, School of Architecture 1996 – 2000

Architect-in-Schools Program, Beaumont Elementary Arts Magnet School 1994