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The Pond House at Ten Oaks Farm wins USGBC Sustainability Award

November 7, 2016
Holly and Smith Architects recently completed project, Pond House at Ten Oaks Farm in Hammond Louisiana, has received regional recognition from the AIA gulf States Region Design Awards program. All 50 submissions for this year’s AIA Design Awards were reviewed...

Mayor Appointed Jeffrey K. Smith to Hammond Planning & Zoning Commission

July 8, 2016
In June, 2016, Mayor Pete Panepinto appointed Jeffrey K. Smith, AIA to the Hammond Planning and Zoning Commission. For the past 30 years, Mr. Smith has been involved in the community in various roles including Past Chairman of the...

The Pond House Published in Dwell and GB&D Magazine

July 6, 2016
The Pond House at Ten Oaks Farm was recently published in Dwell Magazine in the Special Issue "Your Rooms We Love 2016" and also Green Building & Design Magazine in the March+April Issue. The GB&D article features an interview with architect, Michael Holly, in which many of...

Monroe Hall at Loyola University Receives Regional Design Award

July 6, 2016
On May 20, 2016, Architects from the Gulf States Region of the American Institute of Architects gathered in Philadelphia to celebrate the 2016 Honor Awards program. During the conference, the Monroe Hall Renovation at Loyola University in New Orleans, La., designed by Holly & Smith Architects ...

Three H/S Projects Win Interior Design Excellence Awards

September 10, 2015
Three H/S projects were recognized at the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Delta Regional Chapter’s annual awards gala, which was held in New Orleans on August 22. The Delta Regional Chapter consists of the states of Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi. The Loyola University Monroe Hall...

The Pond House at Ten Oaks Farm and Florida Parish Agricultural Events Center win 2015 AIA Baton Rouge GOLD Rose Awards

August 13, 2015
On Friday, July 31st, the AIA Baton Rouge held its annual Rose Awards Gala at the Shaw Center for the Arts. Several members of the H/S team were there to accept two Gold Rose Awards recognizing the design of the Pond House at Ten Oaks Farm...

Holly & Smith Architects and Lucille Nesom Middle School Receive Award for USGBC's LA Green Schools Challenge

May 25, 2015
Holly & Smith Architects, in partnership with USGBC Louisiana Green Schools Challenge has worked together with Lucille Nesom Middle School in developing sustainable initiatives that have engaged students, teachers, local professionals, and the community. This is the first year that the school participated...

Jeffrey Smith, AIA to serve on AIA National Knowledge Community Advisory Board

April 2, 2015
Jeffrey K. Smith, AIA was recently selected by the AIA National President, Elizabeth Chu Richter, FAIA to the Historic Resources Committee Advisory Board. As an AIA National Knowledge Community Advisory Board Member he will be assisting the HRC with the planning of the committees activities throughout ...

Jeffrey K. Smith, AIA gives talk honoring Edward Cazayoux FAIA.

April 2, 2015
On March 18th of this year, Jeffrey was asked, along with three other architects and architectural educators associated with ULL, to prepare a talk honoring Edward Cazayoux FAIA. This presentation was a part of the annual ULL School of Architecture lecture series for the spring of 2015....

Phillis Wheatley Elementary School wins Excellence in Construction Award with the local ABC Chapter

December 16, 2014
On Nov. 6th at the Crowne Plaza located in the New Orleans Airport, the Phillis Wheatley Elementary School received top honors with the Award of Excellence for an Institutional project ($25M-$100M) at the Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. New Orleans / Bayou Chapter’s annual 2014 Chapter Awards ...

O.W. Dillon Elementary School Wins Regional CEFPI Design Award

May 9, 2014
On April 12th, 2014, the Southern Region of CEFPI (Council of Educational Facility Planners International) held its annual conference in Dallas, Texas. During the conference, the new O.W. Dillon Elementary School in Kentwood, La. , designed by Holly & Smith Architects, received an award for Design ...

Three H/S projects win IIDA awards

August 25, 2013
Three H/S projects won awards at the (IIDA) International Interior Design Association Delta Regional Chapter’s annual awards gala in New Orleans! IIDA Delta Regional Chapter encompasses the states of Louisiana, Mississippi & Arkansas. Congratulations to everyone who worked on...

Two H/S projects Win AIA La. Awards at the 2013 AIA La. Design Conference in Destin, Fl.

August 5, 2013
The Village de Jardin Senior Housing Development and The Kinesiology and Heath Studies Addition at SLU both received design recognition at the AIA Louisiana Design Conference in Destin, Florida. The Village de Jardin project won a Design Merit Award....

Tangipahoa Parish Library Headquarters receives AIA Baton Rouge Rose Award

July 28, 2013
  On Friday, July 26th, the AIA Baton Rouge held its annual Rose Awards Gala at the Louisiana State Museum. Several members of the H/S team were there to accept a Rose Award recognizing the design of the Tangipahoa Parish Library Headquarters in Amite,...

The Village De Jardin Senior Housing Project Receives a Reginal Design Award

July 2, 2013
  Holly and Smith Architects’ recently completed project, The Village de Jardin Senior Housing Development, has received regional recognition from the AIA Gulf States Region Design Awards program. This is the first H/S project to receive regional recognition. On June 21, 2013, Architects from the Gulf States Region...