SCU Groundbreaking Celebration

Today we celebrate the groundbreaking at the South Carolina State Credit Union’s new headquarter offices on Huger Street downtown Columbia. Guided by its mission to improve the financial lives of their members, the State Credit Union (SCU) is consolidating and expanding at its Headquarters location on Huger Street between Greene and College Streets in downtown Columbia. An existing one-story structure will be demolished to make READ MORE

BOUDREAUX & Hood discuss new Midlands Technical College building with NAWIC

Lead Architect from BOUDREAUX Karen Quinn, AIA, LEED AP and Project Manager from Hood Construction Charles Stuart spoke to the Columbia chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction about Midlands Technical College’s new building of Business and Information Technologies. With more than 115 chapters across the country, the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) offers its members education, support and networking to READ MORE

Clemson University’s Samuel J. Cadden Chapel Dedication

Bagpipes reverberated through Clemson core as the Samuel J. Cadden Chapel was dedicated. After developing concept designs for numerous campus sites as part of separate IDC projects, our team led the effort to develop a concept design for the preferred site in President’s Park.  The L-shaped form provides a terminus to the park and creates an outdoor gathering and garden space while integrating into the READ MORE

Cathy Novinger Girl Scout Leadership Center wins Historic Columbia’s Preservation Revitalization Award

Congratulations goes to the the Cathy Novinger Girl Scout Leadership Center project team! Each year Historic Columbia celebrates Preservation Month through an awards program recognizing notable examples of preservation, rehabilitation, and restoration projects that have maintained or added to Columbia and Richland County’s historical, architectural, and cultural heritage. When merited, persons or entities whose contributions have advanced local preservation efforts are championed through the distinguished READ MORE

Jimmy Wall NCIDQ Certified

BOUDREAUX is proud to announce that James “Jimmy” Wall earned his NCIDQ certification. The National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) recognizes interior designers with the skills required to design secure, functional, and innovative interior spaces. The strenuous requirements of the NCIDQ Examination give our clients added confidence in the caliber of work from our NCIDQ Certified designers. The exam covers seven areas that capture READ MORE

BOUDREAUX Office Wins AIA Columbia Design Award

BOUDREAUX was recognized at this year’s virtual American Institute of Architects Columbia award ceremony for the design of its own office. They accepted the 2020 Merit Award for Historic Preservation/Adaptive Reuse/Renovation for the design and rehabilitation of the former Powell Furniture store on Sumter Street.  One block from Main Street, the second floor of a vacant furniture store became home to one of Columbia’s most READ MORE

Big Changes with Little ¢hange: How to Renovate on a Tight Budget

Chief Customer Officer Georgia Coleman with Richland Library and President Heather Mitchell, AIA, LEED AP BD+C and Project Manager Karen Quinn, AIA, LEED AP BD+C with BOUDREAUX wrote an article for South Carolina Library Association (SCLA) about our experience designing modern libraries. Below is the intro to our article, check out the full story here: SCLA Article… In November of 2013, Richland County residents passed READ MORE

BOUDREAUX & Hotel Trundle Win Historic Columbia Preservation Award

BOUDREAUX’s professional offices and the boutique Hotel Trundle were recognized with an Adaptive Use Award presented by Historic Columbia as part of its Annual Preservation Awards. This project unites three historic historical retail buildings into one: 1519 Sumter Street (built in 1920), 1224 Taylor Street (built in 1940), and 1222 Taylor Street (built in 1914). The project also takes advantage of multiple tax incentive opportunities READ MORE

People’s Choice Winner! Hotel Trundle wins at AIA Columbia Design Awards

The new boutique HOTEL TRUNDLE is the inaugural People’s Choice winner of the Columbia American Institute of Architects design awards. The project also received a Divine Detail Award for the incorporation of light wells that bring natural light and a unique design element to interior rooms. Located one block from Main Street and part of the Columbia Commercial Historic District, Hotel Trundle’s historic architectural detailing READ MORE

Design Award Alert! UofSC Law School & Richland Library Cooper

The Columbia chapter of the American Institute of Architects recognized the University of South Carolina School of Law and Richland Library Cooper with 2018 design awards. Both projects celebrate visionary clients and design efforts led by BOUDREAUX, a Columbia-based architecture, interiors, planning, and preservation firm. The School of Law earned an Honor Award. The School of Law is the focal point for the legal community READ MORE