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For media, event speaking engagements and award inquiries, contact Katherine Stone, Senior Marketing Manager and Brand Director, at katherinestone@coopercarry.com. No solicitation, please.

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Downtown Dallas’ AT&T Discovery District unveils buzzy slate of eateries | CultureMap Dallas | Aug 2021

The buzzy AT&T Discovery District in downtown Dallas is ready to unwrap its tasty lineup of restaurants. Called The Exchange at the AT&T District, it's a 26,700-square-foot food hall owned by AT&T and managed by Hospitality Alliance, with 16 eateries featuring some of the city’s most beloved chefs and operators ... The Johnson Studio at Cooper Carry oversaw the renovation of the interior (Gensler was the architect of record for the exterior). The space has two levels of bars, eateries, and indoor-outdoor dining spaces overlooking the District's central Plaza.... Read More

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9 Mass Timber Projects Inspiring Change in the Industry | GB&D | Aug 2021

These are just some of the inspiring mass timber projects that are pushing the industry forward ... Clemson University placed students’ mental and physical health at the heart of Cooper Carry’s design for the Andy Quattlebaum Outdoor Recreation Center at Clemson University. Mass timber was chosen as the central material for the construction as it is a wellness-driven and cost-effective alternative to other building materials. Cross-laminated timber slabs were used on the floors and roof of the building, while the structural framing uses glue-laminated timber. The building makes use of its mechanical systems, monitored lighting, and passive cooling to remain a net-zero facility. All timber materials are sourced from Alabama to reduce the project’s carbon footprint as well as construction costs.... Read More

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Midtown High School debuts new look for century-old campus | Urbanize Atlanta | Aug 2021

The almost century-old institution near Piedmont Park formerly known as Grady High School has a fresh face and name for the dawning school year. Atlanta Public School’s Midtown High School and the city’s largest design firm, Cooper Carry, have unveiled a 63,000-square-foot, four-story addition to the campus that project leaders say improves functionality and acts as a new “front door” for students and employees.... Read More

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Midtown Union’s apartment tower, Mira, officially tops out | Urbanize Atlanta | Aug 2021

The residential component of three-pronged Midtown Union has officially reached its apex over Spring Street. Now called Mira, the 355-unit apartment building stands 26 total stories, with an eight-level parking deck and retail at the base ... Midtown Union developer MetLife Investment Management partnered with Dallas-based multifamily and mixed-use builder StreetLights Residential on the luxury apartment building ... Construction on the Cooper Carry-designed Mira building began in November 2019, and the push to lease apartments is expected to begin in mid-2022.... Read More

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Fulton County opens 2 flagship STEM high schools costing $116 million | AJC | Aug 2021

The Fairburn academy is one of two science, technology, engineering and math-focused high schools to open this week in Fulton County Schools. The larger Innovation Academy, built on land that once housed the old Milton High School on the district’s north end, cost $68 million ... Fulton’s two new flagship facilities are part of a push seen around metro Atlanta to invest in STEM education and career training. ... Read More

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How Auburn, Alabama, Is Creating a Winning Food Scene | Southern Living | Aug 2021

When the Tony & Libba Rane Culinary Science Center opens next fall, it will represent both the literal and figurative intersection of campus and community. The 142,000-square-foot complex will house a luxury boutique hotel offering an open-to-the-public spa and rooftop bar. Also under its umbrella will be a coffee roastery and cafe, along with a microbrewery and tasting room, laboratories focused on distilled spirits and wine appreciation, a culinary-exhibition laboratory, media studio, and food hall. Its crowning glory will be 1856, a teaching restaurant set to feature a new dining concept each year from a nationally acclaimed chef in residence.... Read More

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Portman residential secures $117 million construction loan for Midtown project | Atlanta Business Chronicle | Aug 2021

Portman Residential, a sister company of Atlanta developer Portman Holdings, secured the financing for their first apartment tower ... Atlanta-based construction firm JE Dunn is the general contractor on the project. Atlanta-based architecture firm Cooper Carry is the architect for the apartment tower ... The unnamed 29-story project will have 370 units, a dozen of which will be penthouses. The project will also have 11,000 square feet of retail.... Read More

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Midtown High School: From ‘Making Do’ to ‘Respectful’ after Renovation | Atlanta Intown | Aug 2021

The 2021-2022 school year is underway at Midtown High School – where students and faculty returned last month to a renovated campus, a new visual identity and in-person learning during a persistent pandemic. The highlight of the $34.9 million renovation, funded by the one-penny Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (E-SPLOST), is a four-level addition. “For the first time in 20 or 30 years, we’re not making do,” said Midtown High School Principal Dr. Betsy Bockman. “The renovation is so respectful of the work we do here.” ... Read More

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How Windstar Cruises is Thinking Bigger | Cruise & Ferry | Jul 2021

Windstar Cruises is undertaking an ambitious reimagining of its fleet with the Star Plus initiative. The $250 million transformation of its three Suite Class vessels – Star Breeze, Star Legend and Star Pride – touches all areas of the ships, from their efficiency to the overall guest experience ... The cruise line partnered with Ray Chung, director of design at The Johnson Studio at Cooper Carry for the project with the aim of creating a modern aesthetic for the new onboard spaces. ... Read More

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Images Released for Building Eyed for The Gulch | Nashville Post | Jul 2021

Images and details have been submitted to Metro regarding a mixed-use tower Boca Raton, Florida-based Mill Creek Residential is eyeing for a Gulch site. As the Post recently reported, Modera McGavock will offer 400 residential units and 16,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space on a site with addresses of 1212, 1214 and 1218 McGavock St. According to the document, Atlanta-based Cooper Cary will serve as the architect, with the tower to rise 28 floors and about 310 feet. ... Read More