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Design Digest: Moody Nolan

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design Digest: Moody Nolan

Columbus-based architectural firm Moody Nolan has a reach that extends across the country – with nine offices and a staff of 175, their portfolio has grown to include many high profile projects across a wide range of disciplines. In Columbus their impact is obvious – a sampling of recent work includes Huntington Park, the new Shepard […]

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Design Digest: Architectural Alliance

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design Digest: Architectural Alliance

If you’ve been following the latest wave of development in the Short North, you’ve probably noticed Architectural Alliance’s name popping up with more and more frequency. The local firm has been around for over 35 years, but has recently raised their profile with a string of successful urban projects, many of them along the High […]

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Design Digest: Sullivan Bruck Architects

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design Digest: Sullivan Bruck Architects

Although most of our Design Digest interviews are conducted by email, we thought we would try something different this time, sitting down in late July for an in-person chat with Joseph Sullivan, principal of Sullivan Bruck Architects. The result is a free-flowing discussion of the firm’s work, its involvement in a groundbreaking urban apartment project, […]


Design Digest: TRIAD Architects

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design Digest: TRIAD Architects

Local firm TRIAD Architects has worked to adapt to the ever-changing economic climate by diversifying; their portfolio includes work on Abercrombie & Fitch stores, a number of new projects in Franklinton, and the Yankee on High project across from the Convention Center. We recently reached out to principal Brent Foley – as part of our […]

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Design Digest: mode architects

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design Digest: mode architects

Mode is a small firm with a broad portfolio that includes interior design, branding, and historic building renovations. Previously known as ON Architects, the German Village-based firm rebranded at the beginning of this year. Owner Mark Ours was kind enough to respond to our questions; providing some insight on the rebrand, the challenges of mixing modern […]

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Design Digest: planning NEXT

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design Digest: planning NEXT

Planning NEXT is the new name of the Columbus-based planning firm led by Jamie Greene. Formerly known as ACP Visioning + Planning, the firm has worked on many high-profile planning projects both nationally and in the Columbus region. Two recent projects – Plan Cincinnati and the East Franklinton Plan – were awarded Planning Excellence Awards from the American […]

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Design Digest: Tim Lai ArchitecT

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design Digest: Tim Lai ArchitecT

Columbus Underground readers are probably familiar with architect Tim Lai and his wife Eliza Ho. They are the team behind the Dinin’ Hall food truck hub and ALTernative, a community based entity that works with a lot of non-profit organizations to create community murals, which spearheaded efforts to beautify Glen Echo Ravine and the SoHud […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!