News

20Nov 2018

A gentle, sweeping curve in the design of the new Zoi House skyscraper has impressed Orlando city officials. Wayne Dunkelberger, Principal and Creative Director of Design at Baker Barrios Architects, added the captivating accent to the project and presented it to members of Orlando’s Appearance Review Board this past week. Once completed, the proposed building […]

20Nov 2018

In the heart of downtown Orlando, Creative Village, the new University of Central Florida expansion, has continued to rise throughout 2018. Last week, Baker Barrios Architects topped out on the project, placing the last major structural component on the main building of Creative Village Phase I. Creative Village is a 15-story mixed-use development that contains […]

14Nov 2018

Every city’s skyline is unique, and downtown Tampa’s is continuing to diversify following the closing of the future site of a 17-story, dual-branded Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotel designed by Baker Barrios Architects in partnership with HRI Properties. The hotel is expected to feature more than 300 rooms, retail space, 3,400 square feet of […]

10Oct 2018

Baker Barrios Architects, one of the most innovative commercial architecture and design firms in the Southeast, is pleased to announce the addition of Jed Prest, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP as Principal and Architect, overseeing mixed-use commercial urban design. In this role, Prest manages various project teams to ensure they stay on time and on budget, […]

19Jan 2018
Tampa Mixed-Use Development

  If you are looking for the soul of a community, chances are you’ll find it in the area’s kitchens, restaurants, bowls and plates. With that in mind, we can’t think of a better first retail establishment for our Tampa mixed-use development project, Encore!, than the food-truck-turned restaurant, Michelle Faedo’s Tampeño Cuisine. Michelle Faedo and […]

21Dec 2017
UCF Downtown Creative Village

Construction is set to begin on a project we have been excited for since its inception: the downtown Orlando Creative Village. The Creative Village will be home to UCF Downtown, the new UCF expansion into the heart of Orlando. The mixed-use development will include not only a 600-bed student housing complex but also new shops, […]

12Dec 2017
Corporate Philanthropy Awards

Since our founding, Baker Barrios Architects has made an effort to not only design buildings, but also do what we can to build up the communities in which those buildings stand as well. We dedicate to philanthropy not just through monetary means, but also sharing our time and talents with multiple local charities and nonprofit […]

05Dec 2017

Baker Barrios Architects, one of the most innovative commercial architecture and design firms in the Southeast, is pleased to announce the addition of Chris O’Brien as a senior healthcare architect in the company’s Orlando office. In his new role, O’Brien will work with the Baker Barrios healthcare architecture team in overseeing management of healthcare-related projects. O’Brien joins […]

16Nov 2017
Medical School

The medical profession is one that is growing exponentially, and with that growth comes a need for more schools. Baker Barrios Architects was recently selected to do the design of Nova Southeastern University’s new College of Osteopathic Medicine. A $200 million commitment, funds were graciously donated from philanthropic couple Dr. Kiran Patel and his wife, […]