LS3P Charlotte Commits to “55 Acts of Service” in 2019 LS3P Charlotte Commits to "55 Acts of Service" in 2019 As part of our holiday giving campaign based on our 55 years of service to our clients and communities, our Charlotte office is committing to “55 Acts of Service” in 2019, with activities scheduled throughout the year ahead. Our Acts of Service include everything from serving meals at the Charlotte Congratulations to the LS3P Charlotte Teams that competed in this year’s CANstruction competition! Congratulations to the LS3P Charlotte Teams that competed in this year's CANstruction competition! Charlotte had two teams compete this year. The "Building a Legacy to End Hunger" team constructed a pyramid that mirrors the top of Legacy Union office tower, a new development which will forever change the Charlotte Skyline. LS3P team members collaborated with Gilbane Building Co. and Shelco. A LS3P Laces Up and Takes a Walk for National Walking Day LS3P Laces Up and Takes a Walk for National Walking Day Team members from all across LS3P offices joined each other to participate in National Walking Day. Each office mapped out their own route and groups enjoyed 30 minute walks with their peers. Pleasant Knoll Middle School Tiny House Competition Pleasant Knoll Middle School Tiny House Competition LS3P Charlotte team members David Bellamy and Ginny Magrath were selected to judge Pleasant Knoll Middle School’s first annual Tiny House Competition. Students were divided into teams and asked to choose a favorite middle school-level book. The groups each read the book, discussed character traits, and agreed on a house design. Each design LS3P Was Proud to Join AIA Charlotte’s Takeover Discovery Place Science Event LS3P Was Proud to Join AIA Charlotte's Takeover Discovery Place Science Event LS3P Team members, Ryan Barkes, Claire Kistler and Hal Shute joined Architects from around Charlotte to takeover Discovery Place Science. This was an event to connect with the public and teach them more about architecture and the architectural profession. Volunteers provided fun and engaging activities for people of LS3P represented at the 9th Annual GUTS Charlotte competition, selling our Monsters, Inc. creation for $100 to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation! LS3P represented at the 9th Annual GUTS Charlotte competition, selling our Monsters, Inc. creation for $100 to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation! Charlotte team members Elsa Dougherty, Zach Schultz, Claire Kistler, and Tyler Cole participated in the 9th Annual GUTS competition to benefit the Make a Wish Foundation. They choose “Monsters, Inc.” for their theme and set out to carve 3 Marc Marchant Speaks About Community Engagement Marc Marchant Speaks About Community Engagement Check out the full interview here. Happy National Bike to Work Day! Happy National Bike to Work Day! Check out Kyle Emme, Ryan Barkes and Dan Sykes who braved the busy metropolitan streets of Uptown Charlotte to participate! Charleston 2017 Earth Day! Charleston 2017 Earth Day! This year Charleston's Earth Day team helped the small Nativity School of Charleston located on James Island. This school teaches about 100 students from pre-K to 8th grade on a site with ample outdoor space. Due to its small size, the school lacks the budget and muscle for building projects. They asked for help building an LS3P Builds “CANstagram” for 2017 CANstruction Competition LS3P Builds "CANstagram" for 2017 CANstruction Competition LS3P partnered with JE Dunn Construction and NOVA Engineering for the 2017 Charitable Design/Build Competition presented by AIA Charlotte. The team took home an Honorable Mention award for the event.