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Design-build and design-bid-build methods get projects done on time

By LYNN LOFTON Architects, engineers and construction managers are embracing the design-build and design-bid-build methods for projects that include transportation and water infrastructure projects, office buildings, schools, and stadiums. Design-build is an integrated approach that delivers design and construction services under one contract with a single point of responsibility, according to the Design-Build Institute of America. The goal is to overlap ...

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MARTIN WILLOUGHBY — Doug Dale’s self-awareness helps lift him to top of his game

Anthony Tjan, co-author of Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck, noted in a Harvard Business Review article that, “There is one quality that trumps all, evident in virtually every great entrepreneur, manager, and leader. That quality is self-awareness. The best thing leaders can to improve their effectiveness is to become more aware of what motivates them and their decision-making.”  I believe ...

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Vote on baseball stadium bonds could come next week

BILOXI — The Biloxi Council is expected to vote next Tuesday whether to issue $21 million in bonds to build a minor league baseball stadium. The Sun Herald reports the council tabled a resolution this week to accept a $15-million grant from the state until next week’s meeting at 6 p.m. The council also tabled until Tuesday hiring Dale Partners ...

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USM officially opens renovated College Hall

HATTIESBURG — The School of Mass Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern Mississippi has cut the ribbon for the renovated College Hall on the Hattiesburg campus. School of Mass Communication and Journalism, campus radio station WUSM-FM and The Student Printz student newspaper will also call College Hall home after being housed in Southern Hall for several decades. “Today ...

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Proposed Coast baseball stadium plans on fast track

BILOXI — Plans for the new minor league baseball stadium presented to the Biloxi Development Review Committee haven’t changed much from the original renderings. Leigh Jaunsen, an architect with Dale Partners Architects, says the plan shows “a solid, urban, historic-looking ballpark.” The Sun Herald reports the DRC meeting yesterday was just a week after the Biloxi council approved the stadium. ...

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Markle passes exam

Julie Markle, AIA, LEED AP, of Dale Partners Architects, P.A., recently passed the architectural registration exam and is now a licensed architect in the State of Mississippi. Markle has been employed at Dale Partners since February 2007 and became a LEED-accredited professional in August 2008. She is employed in the firm’s Jackson office and has eight years of experience. The ...

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Lantz joins firm

Dale Partners Architects, P.A., has added Rachel Lantz to its Jackson office as an interior designer. She received her bachelor of science in interior design from Mississippi State University. Lantz interned with Dale Partners over the summer and was hired full-time once her internship ended.

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Dale Partners forges ahead amid tragedy, recession

Architecture firms have taken a hit with the building decline that followed the recent recession. One way some architectural firms have responded is with mergers and acquisitions that create economies of scale and bring in specialties that are in demand. One such merger was between Barranco Architecture and Dale and Associates Architects, P.A. in January 2011. The founder of Barranco ...

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OUT FRONT

At 34, architect Leigh Jaunsen is already an accomplished woman. The Ocean Springs resident opened the Biloxi office of Dale Partners Architects, managed some of Biloxi’s high-profile hurricane recovery projects, is LEED accredited and won $125,000 on the television game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.” She was project manager for renovation of the historic Biloxi Lighthouse, built in ...

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