HOLT Architects Welcomes Rob Shutts!

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We are excited to announce that Rob Shutts has joined the HOLT team! As a Project Manager, Rob will be leading College & University projects out of the firm’s Syracuse office. “Rob Shutts has been an integral part of the New York State design and construction industry for 15 years. His background as an architect, a contractor, and an owner, … Read More

Cayuga Medical Center’s Behavioral Health Unit

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Cayuga Medical Center’s newly renovated and expanded Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit showcases the positive impact of evidence-based design. As healthcare architects, our goal is to help hospitals and providers achieve the best possible outcomes  for patients, families, and staff. We can attain this by using evidence-based design and implementing specific elements that aid in the treatment of patients. The nexus of … Read More

HOLT Earns Another “Best Places to Work” Award

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HOLT Architects was honored Wednesday evening with a Best Places to Work Award by BizEventz/the CNY Business Journal for the sixth year in a row. HOLT’s award, which is based on employee feedback, cited the firm’s focus on flexibility and quality of work as most impactful. “It has been a busy year for all of us – underscoring how important … Read More

The Best Project Delivers the Greatest Good to the Greatest Number of People – and can be Built.

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In a special feature, The Ithaca Voice published opinion pieces from potential developers of the Green Street Parking Garage in Ithaca. With Visum Development’s proposal, the team is making a promise to the Ithaca community that their proposed building can be built with 100% certainty. And that achieving this level of confidence meant creating the right vision and providing the … Read More

Smart Density on Green Street

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Building the Ithaca Way: Integrating Sensitivity and Thoughtfulness into Growth – It is exciting to see the online buzz regarding the Green Street Parking Garage rebuild. And to realize how this is just one of the many projects that helps make up Ithaca’s successful and planned growth. We are proud to be part of a great local team for the Green … Read More

HOLT Grows with Talent from Around the Globe

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HOLT Architects’ core market growth prompted the hiring of seven talented employees who bring tremendous experience from near and far to HOLT’s Healthcare, Higher Education and Housing design teams. Brigitte Rotker, a Project Designer, joins HOLT with over 15 years of international design and project management experience from her practice in Venezuela, Switzerland, and Spain. Previously a Junior Partner at … Read More

Tompkins Financial Corporation’s New HQ

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Tompkins Financial Corporation’s new seven-story Ithaca headquarters is one of largest new commercial buildings in downtown Ithaca. Designed by HOLT Architects, the 110,000 sf landmark building justly represents Tompkins’ strong brand and seamlessly integrates with Ithaca’s established downtown environment. “One of the greatest challenges in designing this building was to capture the essence of 180 years of banking tradition in a … Read More

Healthcare Designer, Lacey Bolton Joins HOLT

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HOLT Architects is excited to announce that Lacey Bolton, a Senior Healthcare Designer and Project Manager with 12 years of experience, has joined our team in HOLT’s Syracuse, NY office. Lacey’s extensive Healthcare portfolio includes work with numerous New York State institutions such as SUNY Upstate Medical University, St. Joseph’s Health, University of Rochester Medical Center, Oswego Health, and Finger … Read More

Elmira Savings Bank Receives Design Award

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Elmira Savings Bank was recently presented with an Historic Ithaca Design Award of Merit for the successful preservation, renovation, and transformation of 602 West Martin Luther King / State Street into their new Ithaca branch office. The 5,000-square foot, two-story iconic building was originally built circa 1900 for the Ithaca VFW, subsequently housed other businesses over the years, and then sat … Read More

Using Research to Improve the Patient Experience

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HOLT Architects has been designing healthcare environments all over New York State for over 55 years – and the firm’s design great success stems from more than creativity and innovation – it is rooted in evidence! Kelly Maher and Sarah Hourihan – both Healthcare Designers and in-house Behavioral Health specialists at HOLT Architects conducted a workshop focusing on “How Design … Read More