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
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
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
Seibels, founded in 1869, is the oldest original Columbia corporation still in operation. This case study tells the Seibels story and how preservation became a financial tool for the transformation of their time-honored workplace.
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
This three-part series, written in collaboration with M.B. Kahn Construction Co., Inc., reflects on the renovation of Seibels’ corporate headquarters in downtown Columbia, South Carolina. The Project Seibels partnered with M. B. Kahn Construction Co., Inc. and BOUDREAUX to complete renovations of its historic headquarters located at 1501 Lady Street in Columbia, SC. Together, the Design-Build team will pays homage to the rich history and READ MORE
THE PROJECT: Seibels selected the design/build team of M. B. Kahn Construction Co., Inc. and the architects of BOUDREAUX to design and construct the renovations to their Columbia, SC headquarters. The original building was completed in 1949, with an addition of greater size built in 1977; the total area of both wings equals 128,000 square feet. The building had been kept in excellent shape for READ MORE
Exciting things are happening: BOUDREAUX, formerly known as The Boudreaux Group, has a fresh new brand and a new home. The announcement was made by the firm’s president, Heather A. Mitchell, AIA, LEED AP BD+C. “2017 has been an exciting year for us,” explained Mitchell. “We just finished the celebration of our 40th year of serving the Columbia community and the surrounding region’s design and READ MORE