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In Detail | Q3 2021
Quarterly Newsletter
Welcome to the Q3 2021 issue of Sweet Sparkman | In Detail, in which we share insights into the art of architecture, a look at some of our projects, and news about our staff and organization.
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Sweet Sparkman credits culture, interiors edge for 32 percent growth
Press Release
Sweet Sparkman has hired 10 new team members since March 2020, increasing from 21 to 31 employees since the start of the pandemic.
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In Detail | Q2 2021
Quarterly Newsletter
Welcome to the Q2 2021 issue of Sweet Sparkman | In Detail, in which we share insights into the art of architecture, a look at some of our projects, and news about our staff and organization.
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Selby Gardens affirms Sweet Sparkman as local architect for Phase I of Master Plan
Press Release
SARASOTA, Fla. – Sweet Sparkman Architecture and Interiors has been named the local architect for Phase I of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ Downtown Sarasota campus (Selby Gardens) Master Plan.
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Charlotte County Board Commends Sweet Sparkman
Ceremony Celebrates 2021 Eagle Award
The Charlotte County Board of County Commissioners offered a special commendation to Sweet Sparkman and their partners for their award-winning Charlotte County Justice Center project.
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Sweet Sparkman wins twin awards at Tampa builders competition
Press Release
Sweet Sparkman Architecture & Interiors earned top honors at the 2021 Excellence in Construction (EIC) competition in Tampa, Florida, on May 7 – taking home two Eagle Awards for a pair of projects.
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In Detail | Q1 2021
Quarterly Newsletter
Welcome to the Q1 2021 issue of Sweet Sparkman | In Detail, in which we share insights into the art of architecture, a look at some of our projects, and news about our staff and organization.
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Building for Coastal Resiliency in Lovers Key
Creating a Warm, Longstanding Welcome
The intentional, careful harmonization of nature's twin beauty and strength is the obligation exemplary coastal design demands.
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More Than a Pretty Façade
Putting People First in Architecture
Architecture is better lived in than gazed at. Architects know from the onset what the components are to design a structure that works and stands.
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Venice Theatre redesign, future growth
Press Release
Sweet Sparkman Architecture & Interiors, a multi-disciplinary architecture and planning firm headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, has partnered with Venice Theatre and will spearhead new growth initiatives across its campus.
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Ins and Outs of Design
Passive Solar Building
The conversation around sustainability often centers on the products involved – solar panels, LED lighting, low-flow plumbing fixtures and materials made using recycled content. While these all are good things, they are geared to a “retrofit” market, useful for updating existing buildings.
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Creating Community
Restoring a Neighborhood Gem
In 2017, we embarked on a project to make much-needed improvements to Brentwood Elementary School. Brentwood, surrounded by single-family residences, was designed in 1959 by Gene Leedy and William Rupp.
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