Irene Dumas Tyson Talks Creative Placemaking at 2021 Municipal Association Conference

Director of Master Planning Irene Dumas Tyson was excited to share the stage with Jim Stritzinger, Director of the SC Broadband Office and Jennifer Bonnet, SEDA’s VP of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at this year’s Municipal Association South Carolina Conference in Hilton Head. Creative Placemaking is one of our favorite topics because it is a proven accelerator for community revitalization. Leveraging art and culture in tandem READ MORE

Riley Mayors’ Design Fellowship 2021

One of the events we looks forward to every year is the Riley Mayors’ Design Fellowship. Architect and historic preservation champion Tiara Williams, AIA presented to the Class of 2021. This program invites a small diverse number of Mayors from around South Carolina to present community challenges and opportunities to a round table of experts.

Richland Library Wins AIA South Carolina’s Design Honor Award for Interior Architecture & the Columbia Chamber’s Golden Nail

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 11, 2021) – Richland Library was recognized by the American Institute of Architects South Carolina (AIASC) earning the Honor Award for Interior Architecture for their inspiring work renovating their main location on Assembly Street in the heart of downtown Columbia. Columbia Chamber also recognized the Library with the coveted Golden Nail for bringing revitalization to downtown Columbia. AIASC Design Awards are the READ MORE

City of Inman Downtown Master Planning

We are thrilled to be working with the City of Inman to create vision and clear path for positive future growth. Teaming with Toole Design and Fred Delk, we are partnering with City of Inman to bring expertise, extensive experience and passion for master planning, streetscaping, placemaking and downtown revitalization. Collaborating to bring Main Street to life, strategically planning for the municipal and public facilities READ MORE

A Message from ULI SC District Council Chair, Irene Dumas Tyson

We just don’t know. These were my words to you in March as life was beginning to change radically for us. In March, did we imagine how radically? I didn’t. And then, the death of George Floyd changed life even more radically, and we are still trying to figure out where we go from here. Do we know? One thing that I do know, we 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

ULI SC March 2020 Message from Irene Dumas Tyson District Council Chair

We just don’t know. Over the past three weeks, this has been a recurring sentiment in talking with colleagues, my family, our neighbors, people in line at the grocery store. Not knowing is a stressful and disquieting place to be. Our mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI South Carolina carries forth that mission 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

BOUDREAUX’S Own Appointed as Urban Land Institute (ULI) South Carolina’s District Council Chair

We are proud to announce that Irene Dumas Tyson, Director of Planning and Associate, has been appointed to serve as the 2018-2020 District Council Chair for the Urban Land Institute’s South Carolina District Council. In this position, Irene will be responsible for advancing ULI’s mission in South Carolina and for fostering collaboration among ULI South Carolina’s 650+ members.   Amy Barrett, Executive Director of ULI READ MORE