Studio 2LR Recognized With Two Design Awards From AIA South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC – Studio 2LR, Inc. was recently recognized with 2 design awards from the South Carolina chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The design awards were presented by the jury Chair, Andrew Wells, FAIA of Dake | Wells architecture firm at the AIA SC annual conference held this year at Savage Craft Ale Works in West Columbia, SC on Friday, December 2, 2022.

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Honor Award in New Construction for Orangeburg County Library & Conference Center.

Project Description:
Situated strategically between historic downtown Orangeburg and the campuses of Claflin and SC State Universities, the new Orangeburg County Library and Conference Center serves as a beacon for community engagement, business development, and lifelong learning in Orangeburg, South Carolina. This 47,000 SF project includes adult, teen, and children’s collections, computer training, art space, gallery spaces, a bookstore, meeting rooms, a conference center, and campus-like outdoor spaces.

Project Team:

Studio 2LR, Inc. / Architecture and Interior Design
Swygert & Associates, Ltd. / Mechanical and Plumbing Engineering
Mabry Engineering Associates / Structural Engineering
GWA, Inc. / Electrical Engineering
Earthsource Engineering / Civil Engineering
M&P Land, LLC / Development
O’Cain Construction / Contractor
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Merit Award in Historic Preservation/Adaptive Reuse for Savage Craft Ale Works.

Project Description:
Savage Craft Ale Works is a unique urban revitalization project that transforms several abandoned historic buildings into a local gathering in West Columbia, SC. The project scope includes the renovation of several historic buildings, construction of several new structures, and the creation of a shared outdoor green space. The project design incorporates each of these individual components into a unified brand that embraces the historical significance of the site and engages visitors.

Project Team:

Studio 2LR, Inc. / Architecture and Interior Design
Swygert & Associates, Ltd / Mechanical and Plumbing Engineering
Mabry Engineering Associates / Structural Engineering
GWA, Inc. / Electrical Engineering
ADC Engineering / Civil Engineering
Hood Construction / Contractor
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The South Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects is an association dedicated to providing its members with opportunities to gain knowledge through continuing education, advocate together with one voice for the public’s health, safety and welfare and become more involved in communities. The design awards program encourages and recognizes design excellence throughout South Carolina, and promotes public awareness of the role architects play in shaping the quality of life in their communities.


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