It's Time to Rethink the College Library - How Western Kentucky University Created a Modern Social and Intellectual HubA new kind of library is now open on Western Kentucky University's campus. The Commons at Helm Library blends spaces for studying, socializing and collaborating into one modern academic hub.
How to assess work experience at your officeUntil COVID-19 transformed nearly every knowledge worker on earth into a remote employee overnight, we all relied on a system of working that was a relic of the industrial revolution. After more than a year, we’re still living in uncertainty. For many of us, the way we communicate, collaborate,
5 Criteria for your Site Selection and Due Diligence ProcessDue diligence analysis is critical to translating your organization's strategic goals into profitable real estate planning.
5 things to look for in a commercial design partnerHere are qualities to consider when hiring architecture, interior design, and engineering partners to take your goals from idea to construction documents.
Shaping the New WorkplaceLuckett & Farley has partnered with Hopewell, a company providing data-based insight to optimize and align physical environments to worker preferences.
Defining the Post-pandemic WorkplaceOrganizations are finalizing the details on what work life will be post-pandemic. We invited business leaders to join a panel discussion on this topic.
Online, in-person, both: Omni-educationAs colleges and universities shift to an omni-education model, we're considering how as designers we can create spaces to support it.
Our community: 2020 YEAR-IN-REVIEWWe look back at how we stayed engaged in our community, including our professional community and the communities our clients serve, during the past year.
Our People: 2020 YEAR-IN-REVIEWDespite the challenges this year threw at us all, I have been so proud to watch my colleagues rise to the challenge.
Our projects: 2020 YEAR-IN-REVIEWToday we're looking at some of the project milestones we celebrated this year.
Architectural visualizations as a business toolArchitectural visualizations are an exceptional tool in helping owners decide and designers design what a space can be.
7 Award-worthy DesignsExplore the projects we submitted for AIA KY 2020 Honor Awards, exhibiting our dedication to design excellence, creative problem solving, and sustainability.
What’s next for higher education — and your office building — in a post-COVID world?Many colleges and businesses aren't sure what the future holds for their facilities after COVID-19. Let’s take the heightened awareness of the moment to make buildings safer for years to come.
Congratulations to our newest licensed architect: Mark ThomasWe are so proud of Mark Thomas for passing his final test and becoming a licensed architect in the state of Kentucky.
A CATALYST FOR CHANGE: LUCKETT & FARLEY’S DESIGN ACTIVISM HELPING RESHAPE LOUISVILLEJust as the construction of the Guggenheim Museum revitalized the Spanish port city of Bilbao, drawing visitors and transforming it from industrial decline into a thriving, vibrant destination, he and the firm are hoping three projects help spark a cultural and economic renaissance in parts of
Thinking In Models: A Speculative Look At The Future Of LouisvilleEvery day we present our clients with answers to their questions. When the American Institute of Architects: CKC invited us to showcase a model at the Speed Art Museum’s October After Hours, we took the opportunity to present some questions of our own.
LUCKETT & FARLEY JOINS OTHER LOCAL FIRMS FOR A NIGHT AT THE SPEEDBeing on display for one night in an art museum opens up opportunities we don’t usually have. Art presents an opportunity for dialogue, unique expression, and visually wrestling with the questions trapped in our mind. For one night, we wanted to leave the space of precise measurements, client
OPENING UP FOR COLLABORATIONA couple years ago, Luckett & Farley made a shift. New President and CEO, Aric Andrew, led a recommitment to design excellence by creating specialized design studios: Higher Education; Corporate, Commercial, and Hospitality; Government; Industrial; and Distilled Spirits. To realize that vision
Post-it Palooza For The Arts: Building A Generous And Creative Company CultureSaying yes to a workplace giving campaign with Fund for the Arts is an easy decision. Luckett & Farley loves giving back to the city we’ve called home for over a century and a half, bonus points if we can get creative, build something, involve the whole office, and fire up the plotter. To
BUILDINGS BY HENRY WHITESTONE AND D.X. MURPHY & BRO.Luckett and Farley is the oldest architecture firm in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and tied with another firm as being the oldest in the United States. Yes, Luckett and Farley and "another firm" both started in the same year: 1853. Our existence today is certainly not by accident.
Creating Privacy And Security In Gender-neutral Changing FacilitiesWhat would it take to make a woman feel comfortable sharing restroom and changing facilities with men (or the vice versa)?
LUCKETT & FARLEY BRINGS EXPERTISE AND CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY TO COLLEGE CAMPUSESCampus structures have to be planned and designed in a way that’s responsive to rapidly emerging trends and technologies, changes in academic methodology (such as more project-based or experiential learning) and an increasing need for adaptive and sustainable spaces — especially when student
STORIED ARCHITECTURE FIRM INVESTING $5.1 MILLION IN NEW OFFICESThe 163-year-old Louisville architecture firm will retain space in its current headquarters at 737 S. Third St., but next year, the company plans to move its roughly 100 employees into a building at Third and York streets, 741-749 S. Third St.
Designing 8Up Elevated Drinkery & KitchenWhen the Hilton Garden Inn & 8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen first opened in downtown Louisville last November the reception was extremely positive. Local Louisvillians were abuzz with praise on everything from the look, to the food, to the drink menu. With Luckett & Farley serving as
EXTRA, EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!I never considered myself a "history buff," but when I heard (thank you Twitter) that the Louisville Free Public Library recently posted all Courier Journal newspaper articles from 1830 to 1922, I'm embarrassed to admit I was a bit excited. Since Luckett & Farley was founded in Louisville in
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