Stop procrastinating and develop a clear vision were the key takeaways during a recent riverfront brainstorming session. Among the leaders weighing in, SDG owner and chairman of the Topeka and Shawnee County Riverfront Authority Greg Schwerdt.
Canyon Farms in Lenexa, Kansas placed third in Golf Inc's Clubhouse of the Year competition. Schwerdt Design Group drew inspiration from the location's limestone quarry past and incorporated a silo-shaped entrance that mimics a historic grain silo on the clubhouse grounds. The luxury resort offers 38,000 square feet of relaxation and fun. Canyon Farms is owned by Midwest Health.
A new market study put some data to downtown development opportunities, outlining a path forward that could diverge in numerous directions but definitely includes more housing.
Architectural Woodwork Institute featured FHLBank in the Fall 2018 of Design Solutions magazine.
SDG is designing a new artisan coffee shop and roastery in Houston.
Dr. Jerry Farley announces Washburn University's new Indoor Practice Facility being designed by SDG.
A beautiful video by FHLB Topeka showcasing their mission and SDG's work on their new headquarters.
Starnet Worldwide awarded FHLBank its "Gold in Environmental Achievement" award for its use of innovative flooring materials to help achieve U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED Gold certification.
The building’s western Topeka hillside perch was a key design element for its exterior, creating a focus that emphasized not only the location but also the fact that FHLBank works in the Midwest, serving Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Colorado
Schwerdt Design Group architects and interior designers met with each finalist at a building they liked for their business, did a walk-through and discussed their vision for the space. Then they had realistic discussions about their commitment because, in some cases, the $100,000 prize money would not be enough to complete building renovations and open the business.
Topeka's Jardine Middle School became a modern STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) educational facility thanks to Schwerdt Design Group. The Kansas Association of Directors of Plant Facilities featured the school in its 2017 publication, Facilities Monitor.