AIA Akron is a local component of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). We represent over 170 members in 11 counties of the greater Akron area. Our mission is to organize and unite in fellowship the members of the Architecture profession. We promote the aesthetic, scientific and art of planning by advancing the standards of architectural education, training, and practice, to coordinate the building industry and the profession of architecture to ensure the advancement of the living standards or people through their improved environment.
Scheeser Buckley Mayfield won the Citation Award for Achievement in Architecture Renovation for the John Marshall High School project in Glen Dale, WV. The honor was bestowed by the American Institute of Architecture West Virginia recently at their 2019 Design Awards and Scholarship Benefit.
Partnering with West Virginia firm Silling Architects for the renovation and addition, SBM provided the mechanical and electrical engineering designs for the 224,000 square-foot, $16 million project. Interior renovations included nine new laboratories, a new kitchen and dining area, new classrooms and offices, and a new front entrance. Exterior renovations included a new enclosed connector between the main classroom and performing arts buildings and new LED site lighting for the main parking lot.