COMMUNITY Connection

Involvement in community is incredibly important to our team members. Below is a sampling of the many ways we give back to the communities who have blessed us so much.

Lisa Pinyan Met with U.S. Senator and Georgia Governor While Serving on the Second Harvest Food Bank’s Executive Board

Lisa Pinyan Met with U.S. Senator and Georgia Governor While Serving on the Second Harvest Food Bank's Executive Board Lisa Pinyan of our Savannah office previously served as the President of Second Harvest Food Bank and continues to serve on the executive board. Over the past month, she has been meeting with U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler and Georgia Governor Brian

Michelle Marks Participated in a Panel Discussion with Cape Fear CREW

Michelle Marks Participated in a Panel Discussion with Cape Fear CREW Michelle Marks of our Wilmington office participated in a panel discussion with Cape Fear CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women). The panel discussed "Getting Back to Work" during and after COVID-19.

Becky Smith Serves as an Active Board Member at Beautiful Gate Center

Becky Smith Serves as an Active Board Member at Beautiful Gate Center Becky Smith of our Charleston office serves as an active board member at the Beautiful Gate Center. They are opening a Developmental Learning Center in North Charleston for children with developmental disabilities such as autism spectrum disorders and other diagnoses. In the Lowcountry alone there are over 10,000

Kevin Schaffner and Claire Schultz’s Uptown Group for ACE Charlotte Wins the ACE Cup

Kevin Schaffner and Claire Schultz's Uptown Group for ACE Charlotte Wins ACE Cup Kevin Schaffner and Claire Schultz of the LS3P Charlotte office co-lead the Uptown Group for ACE Charlotte. Each year their high school students compete in the ACE Cup over the course of the school year to create a design that abides by a RFP and showcases their

Natallie Santiago Brings Earthquake Relief Efforts to Puerto Rico

Natallie Santiago Brings Earthquake Relief Efforts to Puerto Rico LS3P’s Natallie Santiago responded to the recent earthquakes in Puerto Rico in the most effective way she knew how: raising money and boarding a plane so she could deliver relief supplies in person. In Natallie’s words… “We raised close to $3,000 in less than a week and fed close to 130

Park Place Outreach

Park Place Outreach LS3P’s Savannah office hopped to it with a sock drive in support of Park Place Outreach who believes “that together we can make this a better world.” We couldn’t agree more. Collecting over 130 pairs of socks, we hope that this donation will warm feet as well bring cheer to teens this holiday season. Park Place Outreach

We Care 2019

We Care 2019 LS3P’s Raleigh office was honored to participate in Herman Miller’s “We Care” event, a holiday tradition started 20 years ago in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club. At the annual event, design firms join Herman Miller to host a celebration with treats, games, and festivities for children in need, and help children create holiday gifts for their loved

Gallucci is the 2020 President Elect for AIA Savannah

Gallucci is the 2020 President Elect for AIA Savannah LS3P's James Gallucci is the 2020 President Elect for AIA Savannah. Congratulations James!

Twomey Selected for Upstate Forever Citizens Planning Academy

Twomey Selected for Upstate Forever Citizens Planning Academy LS3P's Laura Twomey participated in a four week Citizens Planning Academy hosted by Upstate Forever. Participants learned about city planning, zoning, density, and how to be an effective advocate in these issues.

Serving 50 Families: Rebuild Upstate

Serving 50 Families: Rebuild Upstate This month we continued our year of Serving 50 Families by teaming with Rebuild Upstate to build a ramp at a local upstate home. These efforts will allow seniors to age in place in their homes. Thank you to the team members who made this project a success: Burgess Metcalf and Marissa DiLoreto.

Serving 50 Families: Backpack Buddies

Serving 50 Families: Backpack Buddies This month we continued our year of Serving 50 Families by teaming with Trinity Lutheran Church to prepare Backpack Buddies bags for students in Greenville schools that otherwise might not have enough to eat on the weekends. Thanks to Trinity for keeping a critical program like this going and thanks for letting us participate! Thank

Design Competition for PAALS: Puppy Pow Wow

Design Competition for PAALS: Puppy Pow Wow LS3P Columbia took part in the Good Design Challenge Puppy Pow Wow, a design competition benefiting the Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS). This design competition raised over $1,200 for PAALS. Our first Magis puppy, Pretty In Pink, was created with over 200 handmade pom poms. The second, Andy Wardog, was created by individual

Special Olympics SC & Columbia Rotary Club Bocce Ball Bash

Special Olympics SC & Columbia Rotary Club Bocce Ball Bash LS3P Columbia was proud to be a sponsor for the Bocce Ball Bash this year! Our team enjoyed a fun day of competition, team building and networking, but the best part was supporting the 29,000 Special Olympics athletes in South Carolina.

Bria Prioleau Serves as Team Leader for ACE of the Midlands After School Program

Bria Prioleau Serves as Team Leader for ACE of the Midlands After School Program LS3P Columbia's Bria Prioleau was the Team Leader for the ACE of the Midlands 12-week After School Program. Held at Richland Two Institute of Innovation, the ACE Mentor Program focuses on exposing high school students to pursue careers in the fields of architecture, engineering, and construction.

Serving 50 Families: United Way School Tools

Serving 50 Families: United Way School Tools The school year has begun! This month we continued our year of Serving 50 Families with the United Way School Tools drive. We enjoy this project each year and gather stacks of notebooks, rulers, and crayons for the students at Greenville County Schools. #LS3P50GVL

Sand Sculpting in the City…Dr. Seuss Style

Sand Sculpting in the City...Dr. Seuss Style Our Charleston office had an amazing time as they brought the beach to North Charleston with an inspiring sand sculpture honoring the theme "Oh, The Things You'll Do!"  The 2019 North Charleston Children's Festival brought together interactive entertainment, fun outdoor games, and hands-on art activities during the Dr. Seuss-inspired affair.

Serving 50 Families: Habitat for Humanity

Serving 50 Families: Habitat for Humanity This month we continued our year of Serving 50 Families with a Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County work day. Our team survived the heat while laying a beautiful sod lawn. LS3P has enjoyed partnering with Habitat for Humanity through the years and is honored to help prepare this home for its future family. #LS3P50GVL Thank you

Serving 50 Families: Professional Clothing Drive

Serving 50 Families: Professional Clothing Drive This month we continued our year of Serving 50 Families with a professional clothing drive. These professional items will help local high school students, those reentering the workforce, and others put their best foot forward when interviewing for their next opportunity. #LS3P50GVL

Dean Oang Serves on Golden Strip Trail Board

Dean Oang Serves on Golden Strip Trail Board LS3P’s Dean Oang has been selected to serve with the Golden Strip Trail Board to promote multi-use trail growth in Simpsonville, Mauldin, and Fountain Inn, SC.

Mike Martinez Serves on Environmental Issues Committee

Mike Martinez Serves on Environmental Issues Committee LS3P’s Mike Martinez has been selected to serve on the Greenville Chamber Environmental Issues Committee.

Serving 50 Families: Hands on Greenville Day

Serving 50 Families: Hands on Greenville Day Every year our team looks forward to Hands on Greenville Day with United Way of Greenville County! This year we focused on our goal of Serving 50 Families by lending a helping hand at Freetown Community Center. Our team freshened up the area by cleaning, planting, and spreading pine straw. We are already

Lee O’Shields Serves on Clemson Architectural Foundation Trustee Board

Lee O'Shields Serves on Clemson Architectural Foundation Trustee Board LS3P's Lee O'Shields has been selected to serve on the Clemson Architectural Foundation Trustee Board. We are excited for the impact Lee will have in the architectural community at Clemson and beyond!

Serving 50 Families: Earth Day

Serving 50 Families: Earth Day This month we continued our year of Serving 50 Families with an Earth Day themed project at Judson Community Center. Our team partnered with the community center to educate children about waste, recycling, reusing and upcycling materials. We helped the kids with a hands-on upcycled craft featuring reusable materials to make their own robot. In

Serving 50 Families: Food Drive

Serving 50 Families: Food Drive To kick off our year of Serving 50 Families we collected food for the families of Greenville High School who have been displaced from their homes for various reasons and are able to use the food for weekend meals when other options are limited. #LS3P50GVL

Serving 50 Families in 2019

Serving 50 Families in 2019 This year marks the 50-Year anniversary of our Greenville office. We choose to celebrate this milestone by Serving 50 Families in our community. With a mission to “engage, design, and transform,” we are deeply committed to the communities we serve. We believe in collaboration, innovation, and enduring relationships. This mission goes beyond the design services

STEM Fest at Roper Mountain Science Center

STEM Fest at Roper Mountain Science Center LS3P hosted a table at the Roper Mountain Science Center’s Second Saturday STEM Fest with Seamon Whiteside and Turner Construction.  This is the firm's fourth year participating in this event and the team presented an activity to the students entitled "The Strength of Paper". The team discussed Pritzker Prize winning architect, Shigeru Ban,

Helen Byce Serves on Patient + Family Advisory Council

Helen Byce to Serve on Patient + Family Advisory Council LS3P's Helen Byce has been selected for the GHS Greenville Memorial Hospital Patient and Family Advisory Council. Thank you for your willingness to serve, Helen!

Jonathan Navarro Selected for Greenlink Citizens Transit Academy

Jonathan Navarro Selected for Greenlink Citizens Transit Academy LS3P's Jonathan Navarro has been selected to be part of the City of Greenville's Greenville Transit Authority Greenlink Citizens Transit Academy for 2019.

Children’s Garden Child Development Center

Children’s Garden Child Development Center As part of our holiday giving campaign based on our 55 years of service to our clients and communities, our Columbia office collected (well over) 55 books for Children’s Garden Child Development Center. These books will be added to their Crawford Library and used by the children, teachers, parents and volunteers to increase literacy to

Charleston Hope

Charleston Hope Our Charleston office was thrilled to adopt a classroom this holiday season! Gifts were collected for students at Sanders-Clyde Elementary School in downtown Charleston, in partnership with Charleston Hope. The classroom adoption was part of our "55 Years of Service" campaign - celebrating 55 years of service to our clients, communities and friends throughout the region.

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

Grand Strand Humane Society

As part of our holiday giving campaign based on our 55 years of service to our clients and communities, our Myrtle Beach office collected 55+ items to donate to Grand Strand Humane Society. In 2017, the Humane Society opened its doors to over 2,300 cats and dogs.

Greenville Literacy Association

Greenville Literacy Association As part of our holiday giving campaign based on our 55 years of service to our clients and communities, our Greenville office collected (well over) 55 books for the Greenville Literacy Association’s annual book drive. These books will be used to help further GLA’s mission of enriching our community by increasing the literacy and employability of our

America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia

America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia55 Years of Giving As part of our holiday giving campaign based on our 55 years of service to our clients and communities, our Savannah office collected 55 food items to donate to America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia. Second Harvest serves as the food safety net for tens of thousands of children, senior citizens,

Families Together

Families Together As part of our holiday giving campaign based on our 55 years of service to our clients and communities, our Raleigh office bought and assembled holiday meal kits for Families Together.  The the meal kits feed 55+ family members this Thanksgiving.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child As part of our charitable donation drive based on our 55 years of service to our clients and communities, our Wilmington office bought, packaged and delivered 55 gift-filled shoeboxes for boys and girls.  Operation Christmas Child is a Samaritan’s Purse project.

Hurricane Florence Relief: Salvation Army of the Cape Fear

Our Wilmington community was hit hard by Hurricane Florence, but the area is proving to be resilient.  We are grateful for the prayers, good wishes, and assistance you have offered the Wilmington office this fall.  There are many stories of bravery and sacrifice in service to others, and I am proud to say that LS3P is living up to our

Hillcrest High School Career Fair

Hillcrest High School Career Fair LS3P spent the day at Hillcrest High School's Career Fair. The students enjoyed the opportunity to 'fly through' one of our project models using virtual reality software, and several had great questions about the architecture profession. Events like this make sure that the next generation of architects continue to find their passion to join us as designers, and

Cara Brewton Serves on Keep Greenville County Beautiful Board

Cara Brewton Serves on Keep Greenville County Beautiful Board LS3P's Cara Brewton to serve on the board of Keep Greenville County Beautiful (KGCB). KGCB serves the community through litter reduction, beautification, and education initiatives through Greenville County. Learn more.

Schoettelkotte Appointed to Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority of Greenville

Schoettelkotte Appointed to Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority of Greenville Congratulations to Kirsten Schoettelkotte on being appointed by Greenville City Council to the Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority of the City of Greenville.

Byce Chosen for Leadership Greenville Class 45

Byce Chosen for Leadership Greenville Class 45 The Greenville Chamber's Leadership Greenville program has accepted 60 participants for its 45th class. Congratulations to Helen Byce for being among the 60!

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

Earth Day Project: Greenville

Earth Day Project: Greenville LS3P Greenville gathered our printing data from last year (2017) and discovered our office printed 7.79 trees-worth of paper. In order to redeem ourselves and offset that impact, our office teamed up with Trees Greenville to plant 8 trees for Earth Day. In addition to our Earth Day initiative, the Greenville office makes an effort to stay

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

Backpack Buddies

Backpack Buddies LS3P's Faith studio had a great time today teaming with Trinity Lutheran Church to prepare Backpack Buddies bags for students in Greenville schools that otherwise might not have enough to eat on the weekends. Thanks to Trinity for keeping a critical program like this going and thanks for letting us participate!

Burgess Metcalf Serves on Rebuild Upstate Board

Burgess Metcalf Serves on Rebuild Upstate Board The Rebuild Upstate Board has been elected for 2018. LS3P's Burgess Metcalf has served the past two years as Chairman and will serve in 2018 as Past Chair. Thank you for your service, Burgess! About Rebuild Upstate: Rebuild Upstate is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving Upstate South Carolina low-income homeowners with home repairs

LS3P Wins Most Creative Stocking Award

LS3P Wins Most Creative Stocking Award LS3P’s Raleigh office, and twenty firms from around the triangle, stuffed stockings with essentials and goodies for families staying at Ronald McDonald Houses in Durham and Raleigh this holiday season. The stocking donation drive was organized by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Triangle Chapter. In addition to donating to a good cause, the

We Care

We Care LS3P’s Raleigh office was honored to participate in Herman Miller’s “We Care” event, a holiday tradition started 20 years ago in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club. At the annual event, design firms join Herman Miller to host a celebration with treats, games, and festivities for children in need, and help children create holiday gifts for their

Habitat for Humanity

Hammer time in Savannah with Habitat for Humanity Savannah office members practiced enjoyed some hammer time and helped frame a new home for the Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity.

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

Live United Day 2017

Live United Day 2017 LS3P's Greenville office came together for Live United Day to support the United Way of Greenville County. We served in Harvest Hope’s warehouse in the “Product Recovery” division sorting food. We sorted through 14 pallets which are about 500lbs each totaling approximately 3.5 tons of food!

LS3P Volunteers with Activate Good

LS3P Volunteers with Activate Good LS3P’s Raleigh office participated in Activate Good’s annual Day of Service, a community-wide event honoring those lost on 9/11 with volunteering and acts of kindness. A team of 16 LS3P employees helped create a natural play space for kids with Families Together, an organization that helps families move from homelessness to stable homes.

United Way School Tools

United Way School Tools LS3P Greenville is Helping United Way collect School Tools again this year. Since 2007 we’ve had the opportunity to sponsor over 35 children through this exciting program — it is something we look forward to every year! Learn more about how you can help by clicking here.

Leadership Greenville 44

Leadership Greenville 44 LS3P congratulates Burgess Metcalf, AIA, LEED AP, on his selection as a member of Leadership Greenville’s 44th class. Sponsored by the Greenville Chamber, Leadership Greenville is designed “to help develop informed, committed, and qualified leaders for Greenville County.”  The 10-month program focuses on area issues and prepares participants for community leadership positions. Metcalf, who worked for several

Greenville Habitat for Humanity 2017

Habitat for Humanity The LS3P Faith studio spent a rainy afternoon working with Habitat for Humanity to prepare this home for its new family!

Elementary School Career Day

Elementary School Career Day LS3P’s Marissa DiLoreto spent a day this May at East North Street Elementary’s Career Fair talking to around 200 elementary students about the possibilities of architecture as a career. It’s exciting to inform students about our field at such a young age!  

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

Rebuild Upstate

Rebuild Upstate LS3P enjoyed helping Rebuild Upstate build a ramp for a local resident. This new ramp will give the freedom of increased mobility. Great work team!

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.

Cindy Benjamin On Community Involvement

Cindy Benjamin On Community Involvement Click to view Cindy Benjamin's interview  with Greenville CEO discussing LS3P's involvement in the Greenville area.

We Care!

We Care! LS3P’s Raleigh office was honored to participate in Herman Miller’s “We Care” event, a holiday tradition started 20 years ago in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club. At the annual event, design firms join Herman Miller to host a celebration with treats, games, and festivities for children in need, and help children create holiday gifts for their

Congratulations to Megan Bowles!

Congratulations to Megan Bowles! LS3P is pleased to congratulate Megan Bowles, AIA on receiving the Outstanding Service Architect Award by AIA Triangle. This award is given to individual architect members to recognize outstanding leaders and creative thinkers for significant contributions to their communities and the architecture profession.

United Way School Tools

Each year, LS3P Greenville is excited to collect school tools for children in need. There’s just something about picking out that perfectly sparkly donut pencil case or puppy notebook – and knowing we’re helping children be prepared for school is a mission we can really get behind! Learn more about the United Way’s School Tools program here.

Hands On Greenville 2016

Hands On Greenville 2016 Thank you to all those from LS3P who participated in another year of Hands on Greenville! On April 30, the team headed up by Rebuild Upstate replaced 9 windows at the home of a 78-year-old widow in the community.  

Diverting Material from the Landfill!

Diverting Material from the Landfill! This year, LS3P Greenville honored Earth Day by holding a free Pop-Up Materials Market, with the goal of diverting building materials from the landfill - one square foot at a time. We invited the local community of artist, theater groups, church groups and more to stop by and choose (free of charge) from our piles of

Christmas Toy Drive 2015

Christmas Toy Drive 2015 Thank you to all who helped make our toy drive a success! We were able to donate 7 basketballs, 4 footballs, 5 hula hoops, several puzzles, craft kits, and games and some exciting larger items, like a toddler’s tool bench. A contingent of LS3P staff took the toys and spent the afternoon hula hooping with the

Giving Back … Trident United Way’s 2015 Day of Caring

Giving Back ... Trident United Way's 2015 Day of Caring LS3P continues its commitment this year to Trident United Way's Day of Caring by helping the amazing people at Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach. The LS3P team spent Friday installing room divider curtains, designed and installed area rugs, hung fabric wrapped acoustical panels, built two rolling bulletin and writing

LS3P supports Bike To Work Day

Our Wilmington office supports Bike To Work Week (and National Bike to Work Day)!

LS3P’s Charleston Office Participates in Shadow Day

LS3P was delighted to welcome 20 students from Lincoln High School to the Charleston office last week.  As part of the Building Construction class, the students toured the office, staff provided career information regarding Architecture & Construction education & fields, and a design charrette activity was conducted (design of a new entry to their school).  At the conclusion, the students

In Loving Memory: Vito Pascullis

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Vito R. Pascullis, AIA. For over 30 years, Vito served LS3P with warmth and professionalism in his roles as Principal and Executive Vice President. He will be missed by all who had the pleasure to know him and his indomitable and kind spirit. A

LS3P Gets Crafty at We Care 2014

LS3P Gets Crafty at We Care 2014 LS3P’s Charlotte office participated in the annual We Care holiday event, sponsored by Herman Miller. This day of celebration welcomes children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and features volunteer designers hosting craft stations to help children create gifts for their loved ones. For this year’s LS3P project, kids enjoyed decorating

LS3P Shares in Annual Day of Caring

LS3P Shares in Annual Day of Caring LS3P’s Charleston office participated in the Trident United Way’s 2014 Day of Caring, giving the playgrounds and athletic areas of Sedgefield Intermediate School a fresh new look. During the volunteer day, LS3P staff members painted basketball, Toss-Up, and Foursquare courts, created a tetherball pole, landscaped a playground, and laid a turf playing field.

LS3P Gets Creative with Activate Raleigh

LS3P Gets Creative with Activate Raleigh Activate Raleigh is a community-wide 9/11 Day of Service coordinated by Activate Good and the Downtown Raleigh Alliance. On September 11, local businesses, groups, and individuals unite to honor those lost on 9/11 with volunteerism and acts of kindness around Raleigh and the Triangle.  Our Raleigh office  partnered with Activate Good to create murals at

Triangle CANstruction 2014

Triangle CANstruction 2014 The LS3P, Stroud Pence, and Gilbane team came together last week to build the St. Louis Arch for Triangle Canstruction’s annual competition and food drive. The 4,525 can structure brought home four awards: Judges’ Award, People’s Choice Award, Best Structure, and Best Signage. Many thanks to Stroud Pence and Gilbane for their expertise, tireless efforts, and enthusiasm!

Behind the Scenes for a Best In Class PGA Fan Experience

Since the inauguration of the PGA golf championship at Quail Hollow Club in 2003, LS3P has been part of the planning details and intense work schedule in the weeks that precede the tournament. The tournament’s Executive Director, Kym Houghman, has designated LS3P the official “tent” master planner responsible for configuring the temporary structures and ensuring they are inspected and approved

LS3P Volunteers for Hands on Greenville Day

LS3P Volunteers for Hands on Greenville Day On May 3, 2014, LS3P's Greenville office participated in the 20th annual United Way Hands on Greenville Day. Staff members included Dean Oang, Stephen Troutman, Blake Hoffman, Katelyn Bennett, and Patrick Lee. The team worked on the Woodfield Community Center giving it a fresh, new look with interior and exterior paint as well as beautification of the

LS3P Gives Back with TUW’s Day of Caring

On Friday, September 13, 2013, LS3P, Hill Construction, Sherwin Williams, Bluewater Paints, and Coastal Millwork joined together to participate in Trident United Way's Day of Caring.  The team designed a project themed "Playing Around" for the children at St. Stephen's Elementary School. The intent of the project was to build on the seven habits of highly effective people and transition

Community Treat

The LS3P Wilmington office supported the 4th annual Batty Battleship’s Halloween Bash on October 30, 2012.  In full costume, LS3P staff members boarded the USS North Carolina Battleship and passed out candy to 1,000 guests, the largest crowd this event has had.  The Battleship is self-supporting and relies primarily upon admissions to tour the ship, so the Batty Bash is a great way to

LS3P’S RALEIGH OFFICE JOINS 25 OTHER COMPANIES ON THE SEPTEMBER 11TH VOLUNTEER DAY TO SUPPORT ACTIVATE GOOD AND THE RALEIGH BUSINESS ALLIANCE

LS3P’S RALEIGH OFFICE JOINS 25 OTHER COMPANIES ON THE SEPTEMBER 11TH VOLUNTEER DAY TO SUPPORT ACTIVATE GOOD AND THE RALEIGH BUSINESS ALLIANCE Activate Good and the Raleigh Business Alliance united 25 local companies, in a citywide day of volunteering on September 11th, all part of a national movement to honor victims and survivors of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Over 1000

LS3P helps to “Peel the Banana” at CREW Carolina Connection Conference

Janet Caponi, LEED AP, Senior Interior Designer at LS3P, was a panel member at the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) and Carolina Connection April conference presenting “Peeling the Banana: The Anatomy of the Chiquita Transaction.”  The breakout session chronicled the efforts of local real estate experts at Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer, the Charlotte Chamber, CB Richard Ellis, and LS3P

LS3P GIVES BEHIND-THE-SCENES VIEW OF DESIGN TO STUDENTS

Charlotte, NC, March 21, 2012  – Students from Union County Public Schools’ East Union Middle and Sun Valley High visited LS3P to learn about the profession and open their eyes to the built environment. They were asked to think about familiar places they know in a new light. Are they  engaging and good neighbors in context? What are building features and

Raleigh Office Joins Other Design Firms in Supporting We Care

Raleigh Office Joins Other Design Firms in Supporting We Care We Care unites the Boys & Girls Clubs of America with a number of the country's leading interior design firms, in hosting a holiday gathering for children in need. The day of seasonal celebration includes a variety of craft stations where children create holiday gifts for family and friends. LS3P

2011 Day of Caring at Beech Hill Elementary School

2011 Day of Caring at Beech Hill Elementary School LS3P is pleased to recognize the great contributions of our colleagues who donated their time, creativity, skill and hard work on behalf of LS3P to support the 2011 Day of Caring for Beech Hill Elementary School. Our team, with the help of donations by several of our product vendors, demonstrated that

LS3P Paddles for Cancer Awareness

LS3P Paddles for Cancer Awareness LS3P's Charleston office partnered with RMF in the 4th Annual Charleston Dragon Boat Festival. "Dragon Boat Charleston is South Carolina's FIRST dragonboat team. Dragon Boat Charleston offers recreational, cancer survivor and competitive paddling. As we like to say, 'there is a boat for everyone'." "We offer cancer survivor's the opportunity to 'hit the restart button'

Elliott O’Neal Receives Rotary “Distinguished Service Award”

Wilmington native, Elliott O’Neal, was presented with the Rotary Club International Distinguished Service Award during the 2011 District Conference in Pinehurst. The very honorable award was presented by the Rotary District Governor, Magda Baggett. Since his induction into the Wilmington Rotary Foundation in June of 1984, Elliott O’Neal has maintained perfect attendance. For 27 years, O’Neal’s devotion to “Service Above

Leadership Columbia Renovates Epworth Children’s Home

Leadership Columbia Renovates Epworth Children's Home LS3P's Jason Likas, participated in Leadership Columbia program (a part of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce) in the 2011 class. Jason was nominated by his classmates (59 business professionals from the surrounding Columbia area) and served as this year's Project Chair for the class project - the renovation of the Doug Gray cottage

LS3P Takes the 2010 Trident United Way Day of Caring by Storm!

LS3P Takes the 2010 Trident United Way Day of Caring by Storm! The community coming together to get things done. Volunteer teams from local companies and service organizations partner with area non-profit agencies and schools for a day of work and fun. The ideas for projects are limited only by the imagination. The largest per capita in the nation, Trident

LS3P’s “Beach Trolly” Featured in CANstruction 2010

LS3P's "Beach Trolly" Featured in CANstruction 2010 CANstruction 2010 was a success for the second year in a row for LS3P Wilmington! Our uniquely designed “Beach Trolly” won the Best Use of Labels award and Best Meal award! The Trolly was constructed of 4308 cans of food, 170 bags of pasta shells, 24 boxes of spaghetti, 480 bottles of water,

Elliott O’Neal Receives Coveted Rotary “Service Above Self” Award

We are pleased to announce that Elliott O’Neal (LS3P Wilmington office) was honored with the coveted Rotary “Service Above Self Award” at the Rotary District Conference held in New Bern, NC.

CANstruction comes to Charleston

CANstruction comes to Charleston Using their design and construction skills, LS3P employees unite with fellow architectural and engineer firms to help feed the less fortunate with AIA’s annual Canstruction Competition. These creative masterpieces, consisting entirely of canned goods, are donated to local food banks. LS3P's Charleston office had four teams participate donating thousands of cans to the local food bank.

LS3P + ACE Program Mentoring Myer’s Park High School

Nathan Daniel, David Bellamy and Wil Drennan of LS3P’s Charlotte office, have participated in the ACE mentorship program for the last two years. The ACE (Architectural/Construction/Engineering) program’s mission is to enlighten high school students about careers in the integrated construction industry through mentoring. ACE is a partnership among industry professionals — architects, interior designers, landscape architects, mechanical, structural, electrical, environmental

2009 Trident United Way Day of Caring; Working to Improve Eagle Nest Elementary School

2009 Trident United Way Day of Caring; Working to Improve Eagle Nest Elementary School The community coming together to get things done. Volunteer teams from local companies and service organizations partner with area non-profit agencies and schools for a day of work and fun. The ideas for projects are limited only by the imagination. The largest per capita in the

The “USS North CANolina” Sails Into Wilmington

Using their design and construction skills, LS3P employees unite with fellow architectural and engineer firms to help feed the less fortunate with AIA’s annual Canstruction Competition. These creative masterpieces, consisting entirely of canned goods, are donated to local food banks. The theme for the 2009 competition was “USS North CANolina”. Over 2,200 cans were donated to area food banks as

LS3P Rocks Trident United Way’s Battle of the Bands

Besides showcasing some of the Lowcountry’s most talented artists and musicians, the Battle of the Bands serves to raise awareness about the work of Trident United Way and its nonprofit partners within the tri-county area that rely on volunteers and donors to make our community a better place for all of us to live.