Directions In Design, Inc. announces that Washington University, Lopata Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri has been selected for publication in Penton Media’s American School & UniversityR 2011 Architectural Portfolio

January 4, 2012
Washington University, Lopata Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri Featured for education design excellence

Directions In Design, Inc. announces that Washington University, Lopata Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri
has been selected for publication in Penton Media’s American School & UniversityR 2011 Architectural
Portfolio. The project is featured in the November 2011 edition of the magazine and also on the Web
at http://www.SchoolDesigns.com. An annual competition honoring education design excellence, the Architectural
Portfolio spotlights projects representing today’s most effective learning environments.

A jury of American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on Architecture for Education members and
education administrators evaluated submissions from architectural firms, schools and universities across
the country. One hundred thirty-seven projects were chosen for publication in AS&U, a monthly educational
facilities, purchasing and business administration magazine reaching 62,000 facility planners, school and
university administrators and architects with this issue. This is the 29th year the competition has been held.

The jury considered the following specific criteria to make its selections: sustainability/daylighting,
security, transparency, flexibility, adaptability and community connection. In addition, the jury considered
that the facility should: encourage building as teacher, successfully model energy achievement, be inspirational,
promote specificity of place, use space efficiently, be a living laboratory, incorporate a connection to nature and
encourage a learning relationship between the inside and outside.

Directions In Design, Inc. (DID) founded in 1975, has many years of diverse experience, in Hospitality
(hotels, casinos, restaurants), Marine, Healthcare, Senior Living, Educational, Residential and Corporate projects.
The woman owned (WBE and DWBE Certified) firm’s project base is built on extensive repeat business and a strong client
referral network. As DID has grown, the firm has consistently earned awards for excellence.

Twenty professional design, purchasing, and support staff has accepted the challenge of projects ranging from extensive
renovations to complex new construction. Resources include a large in-house library and Auto CAD allowing design teams to
interface easily with owners, architects, engineers and other professional team members.

1849 Craig Road
St. Louis, MO 63146
Phone: (314) 205-2010
Fax: (314) 205-0889
http://didstl.com

 

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Richardson Pest Solutions Will Save You From Raccoons!

Raccoons are crafty creatures and a common nuisance in the St. Louis area. They often break into homes ,and are
strong enough to rip a hole thru the roof of your house. They also are commonly found living in chimneys.
They tip over garage cans,steal pet food, and though cute ,can be quite a pest.

Below are the top 8 reasons you need to call Richardson Pest Solutions to deal with these unwanted pest.

You may have a raccoon if: it sounds like you have elephants walking or running in your attic.
You may have a raccoon if: you find vinyl siding , roof vents , or shingles laying in your yard.
You may have a raccoon if: the lights are flickering or the tv doesn”t work.
You may have a raccoon if: you smell smoke coming from your attic .
You may have a raccoon if: you can not get a good nights sleep because of the noise above your bedroom.
You may have a raccoon if: it sounds like termites eating your attic joist.
You may have a raccoon if: you hear noise in your chimney and its not christmas eve.
And finally You may have a raccoon if: you find paw prints in your toilet.

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