On March 3, 2018 Gilbert Architects was proud to celebrate the Groundbreaking Ceremony for Appoquinimink School District’s newest school, Lorewood Grove Elementary. The ceremony, with Governor John Carney as special guest, marked the start of construction of the 840-student elementary school in the Town of Whitehall. The Town of Whitehall is a true hometown, the […]
Billionaire Philanthropist to AASA: Superintendents Should Tap Their Grads for Big Support, February 15, 2018 “The CEO and co-founder of the Blackstone Group, a global private equity firm with $434 billion in assets, told school system leaders they ought to solicit the successful graduates of their public schools for the same kind of financial support […]
Gilbert Architects is pleased to welcome Steven M. Knaub, Jr., AIA, LEED AP to the firm as Senior Project Manager. Steve brings over twenty years architectural experience with a strong knowledge of building code compliance and sustainable design, as well as master planning and zoning variance experience. He co-authored “Responsible Renovation – A Study in […]
Gilbert Architects is pleased to welcome Kenneth Goad to the firm as Construction Administrator. Ken comes to the firm with over 40 years of architectural and construction experience. His experience includes schools, universities, health care facilities and offices.
Gilbert Architects is pleased to announce promotions to Scott A. Adams and Rod Frey, Jr., Assoc. AIA in their new positions as Studio Directors. Scott has been with the firm for 19 years and Rod for 17 years, both in various positions, most recently as Senior Project Managers. The depth of their experience in educational […]
Thomas W. Gilbert, AIA, REFP, recently attended the A4LE International LearningSCAPES Conference held at the Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, Georgia for those who plan, design, equip, furnish and maintain places where students learn. LearningSCAPES provided groundbreaking educational sessions, inspiring keynotes, and a showcase of state-of-the-art tools that move learning into the future. Keynote Speaker David Houle, […]
Thomas W. Gilbert, AIA, REFP, attended the Harford County Education Foundation’s 1st Annual Tools for Schools Breakfast Gala held on September 27, 2017 at the Maryland Golf & Country Club. The Breakfast Gala celebrates the impact the community partners play in the schools, while honoring “Everyday Heroes.” Everyday Heroes are outstanding educators who promote exemplary dedication […]
Thomas W. Gilbert, AIA, REFP, presented to the Widener University students enrolled in the School Planning and Design Graduate Course at the Eastern Mennonite College Campus on May 31, 2017. Adjunct Professor David M. Rentschler, Ed.D., Doctor of Education Program and retired administrator with the School District of Lancaster, has brought many future school superintendents […]
Recommendations of the PSBA Workgroup for PlanCon Improvements. The intent of the report is that the recommendations be considered in the efforts to provide a more modern, simplified and financially sustainable process for the State reimbursement to school districts.
Thomas W. Gilbert, AIA, REFP, attended the AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) Education Summit & Expo held at the Harrisburg Hilton, bringing together the architecture, engineering, and construction community; state legislators and local officials; and several school district superintendents around the state. Discussions ensued over the state of K-12 school construction funding, PlanCon update, and […]