On April 26, 2019, an eighth-grade Marticville Middle School student from the Penn Manor School District participated in a Career Day Job Shadowing experience at Gilbert Architects Inc. The student’s goal was to see and experience what an architect does in a typical day. While the student was with us for only a few hours, […]
Off-Site Construction. Prefab. Modular. Are They the Same?
Yes. And, no. We all know the old elementary school lesson that all squares are rectangles, but not all rectangles are squares, right? That’s the same concept at work here. Find out more in the ASBO Matters News Journal Spring/Summer 2019 publication. See Off-site Construction hybrid construction examples: the Millmont Elementary & 6th Grade Magnet […]
Energy efficiency and school savings with thoughtful design decisions
Gilbert Architects designed the Wallace Elementary School additions and renovations project. Wallace Elementary School was originally built in 1952, with additional work in 1991 and 2002. Full systemic renovations to the existing building included the replacement of the electrical systems, better energy-efficient lighting, replacement of the HVAC system converting to geothermal, and the addition of a […]
Montgomery County Planning Commission Awards Ceremony — November 14, 2018
Gilbert Architects Inc.’s Cheltenham Elementary School project located in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County is a proud 2018 Montgomery Award Recipient. The Montgomery Award recognizes the best in planning and design in Montgomery County, PA for community vision, creative building design, and the creation of a sustainable landscape.
2018 Chicago LearningSCAPES Conference – (re)imagine – November 1 to November 4, 2018
Thomas W. Gilbert, AIA, REFP, recently attended the A4LE International LearningSCAPES Conference held at The Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois 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 Dr. Michael […]
Groundbreaking Ceremony of Abington Senior High School and the Stephen A. Schwarzman Center for Science and Technology
On November 2, 2018 Gilbert Architects’ team proudly celebrated the Groundbreaking Ceremony for Abington School District’s Abington Senior High School and the Stephen A. Schwarzman Center for Science and Technology project.
Cedarbrook Middle School Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
On August 22, 2018 Gilbert Architects had the honor to participate in the dedication of the new Cedarbrook Middle School. This school is the 4th new replacement school Gilbert Architects designed for the Cheltenham School District. The new 180,000 -square-foot school embodies 21st Century learning with flexible design and furniture, open spaces with collaborative learning […]
Gilbert Architects Welcomes Leonard Douk, CSI and Kyle S. Cross
Gilbert Architects is pleased to welcome Leonard Douk, CSI to the firm as Construction Administrator. Lenny brings over twenty-eight years architectural experience with a strong knowledge of project management. Kyle S. Cross joins our firm as a Project Manager with over thirteen years construction experience. Kyle served proudly for eight years in the United States […]
Exhibit on Trailblazing Women of Architecture in Maryland – July 1 to August 24, 2018
Gilbert Architects Inc. is a proud sponsor of AIA Baltimore’s Early Women of Architecture in Maryland (1920s–1960s). The exhibit, held at the Dorchester Center for the Arts, looks at the history of 12 extraordinary women who contributed their design talent to the built environment in Maryland at a time when few women were in the profession.
Groundbreaking Ceremony for Lorewood Grove Elementary School
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 […]