2022's Quarter 2 Newsletter




Today we introduce and affirm our commitment to positive disruption in the way we engage our world through design.

Take a look at what's happening at Orcutt | Winslow Now.

You might be surprised at some of the remarkable work that is just around your corner…
Orcutt | Winslow + TEG Architects

We are known as architectural design firms, strong in our regions but, what we actually produce are transformative experiences in the communities we serve. This powerful integration of culture and talent gives our clients, present and future, the creative resources of 150+ design professionals.

More benefits.
More capacity.
More expertise.
More diversity.
More passion.
More personality. 

More. Together.

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Orcutt | Winslow + HHCP

Experience the power of two.
Orcutt | Winslow is proud to announce the acquisition of the international design firm, HHCP Architects of Orlando, FL. Both firms have a long history of providing authentic and transformational experiences to the clients we serve. 

We’re excited to join forces and continue our tradition of collaboration and innovative design!
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Golden Hawks Logo Unveiled

Desert Sunrise High School's mascot has been revealed! We are honored to have had a hand in this and loved collaborating with Maricopa Unified School District on this design! Go Golden Hawks!

Harpeth Hall Bright IDEA Lab


The Harpeth Hall School, a private, all-female, college-preparatory school in Nashville, TN, looked to re-imagine their under-utilized 6,600 sf gymnasium space. Centered between the school's humanities and STEM buildings, the new 13,000 sf Bullard Bright IDEA (Innovation Design and Education in Action) Lab was designed to promote collaborative entrepreneurship and design amongst students. The Lab includes a maker space, robotics classroom with retractable field, teaching kitchen, green-screen podcast studio, study and loft space, lecture hall for 125, and more.
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NOAH Desert Mission Health Center


Neighborhood Outreach Access to Health (NOAH)'s Desert Mission Health Center is officially complete! NOAH’s mission is to offer affordable, high-quality healthcare services. Their new 23,000 square foot facility provides community-based care including: Family Medicine & General Care, Dental Care & Oral Surgery, Behavioral Health, and Outpatient Psychiatric Services & Counseling.

The clinic’s efficient and streamlined functional layout optimizes space and staff resources to support NOAH’s mission for affordable care. The design also encompasses recent innovations to accommodate a greater use of tele-medicine for providing services.
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Award Winning John S. McCain III Elementary School


We're proud to announce that John S. McCain III Elementary School is the recipient on the following awards: 2022 K-12 Education Project of the Year from RED Awards by AZ Big Media, 2022 Award of Merit from IIDA Southwest Chapter, and a 2022 Citation of Excellence Award from Learning By Design.
In their final review, Learning By Design jurors stated: "This is a striking facility. Thoughtful design focused on learning by doing and blurring the lines between the learning spaces to ensure cohesion through the spaces for all the learners and teachers."

PMB Mercy Gilbert Medical Center Office Building III


Congratulations to PMB and Dignity Health on the groundbreaking of the new Mercy Gilbert Medical Center Office Building III! Construction began on this 45,000 sf facility Wednesday, April 20th. Dignity Health's clinical design standards and their slogan "Hello Humankindness" brand has been incorporated into the building design. The facility will also include medical imaging services through Arizona Diagnostic Radiology and Dignity Health East Valley's graduate medical education program. 
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West Tennessee Veteran Home Groundbreaking


The West Tennessee Veteran Home is finally underway! The team celebrated the groundbreaking of this long-anticipated facility Friday, May 13th. This new facility incorporates Southwest Tennessee's rich history and culture through a distinct architectural style. The West Tennessee Veterans Home redefines the Memphis region's aesthetic with a design that utilizes existing building materials in the area of utilitarian materials such as brick, steel, and wood. 
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MTSU School of Concrete and Construction Management


Take a virtual tour of MTSU's School of Concrete and Construction Management's (SCCM) progress! The new two-story, 5,400 sf building is being designed to serve the needs of the SCCM department as well as providing classrooms for the general student body.

Award Winning Cherokee Elementary!


Cherokee Elementary School has been awarded Learning By Design's 2022 Grand Prize! Learning By Design jurors recognized Cherokee as "fun, fostering play and curiosity."
The jurors also stated: "The exterior of the facility honors so much. The way the pods are managed raised the bar on the traditional no interior corridor design of schools to a minimized concept embedding community space. Cherokee's outdoor spaces are the perfect mix for play and learning through a balanced and spacious layout around the campus."
Bridging the Gap Between Design Intent and Design Response

The Orcutt | Winslow team of Matthew Kennedy, Tiana Lemons and Mike Kolejka were joined by Lynn Kennedy Kofel from The Center for Health Design to present "Using Evidence Based Design (EBD) and Post Occupancy Evaluations (POE) to Enhance Quality of Life in Veterans Homes" at the 2022 Environments for Aging Conference.

Incoming Registered Architect!

Congratulations to Alex Buettner on passing his final ARE exam! Alex is officially a registered architect and we could not be more proud of him and this great accomplishment!
Earth Day is Every Day

In Orcutt | Winslow tradition, we celebrated Earth "Week." On Friday, April 22nd, all around the nation, our offices participated in an Earth Day activity. In Nashville, our team partnered with Nashville Tree Foundation to plant a tree. In Phoenix, a team gathered and did a trailhead cleanup. They picked up all the trash found at one of our local hiking trails. Cheers to living like Earth Day is every day!
A Summer of Learning!

We'd like to extend a warm welcome to all of our summer interns!
Aakruti Anil Vaidya (AZ), Andy Hoover (TX), Daya Nikolic (AZ), Goran Rajesh (AZ), Jackson Fifer (IN), Kim Sullivan (TN), Nathan Adams (IN), Olivia Forish (AZ), Saly Elsols (TN), and Susannah Montgomery (AZ). 
All aboard the knowledge train! We are so excited to have you all on our team!
We're Growing!

Along with our summer interns, we have a few more new faces around our offices. Welcome to the team, Tim Linko, Kimberlee Alexandira-Day, Lydia Roberts, Robert Graff, Kim Tovrea, and Erik Vejar!