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Abacus Architects promotes Eric Halbur

Abacus Architects is proud to announce that Eric Halbur is now officially an Owner of Abacus Architects, Inc. Eric’s leadership is displayed daily  as a Designer, Project Manager and Office Manager of our Milwaukee office . Eric represents the Abacus brand well, and will be an important part of the Abacus Team today and well … Continue reading Abacus Architects promotes Eric Halbur

“THE PATH WE FOLLOW” JOHNSONVILLE’S NEW CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS ADDITION | DELIVERY

We are finally to the fourth phase of the Abacus 4D Approach: Delivery. Our Delivery Phase is the integration of Project Construction Documents into actual construction of the facility. Up to this point, the development of the project (Discovery Phase through the Development Phase) was the responsibility of Abacus Architects, Johnsonville Sausage, IBC Engineering, Ambrose … Continue reading “THE PATH WE FOLLOW” JOHNSONVILLE’S NEW CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS ADDITION | DELIVERY

“THE PATH WE FOLLOW” JOHNSONVILLE’S NEW CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS ADDITION | DEVELOPMENT

Sorry for the short break in our posts.  I have been busy working through items in the Delivery Phase of our 4D approach.  More on that later. Over the past few posts we have covered the Design Phase.  Today we kick off the third leg of the Abacus 4D Approach – “Development”.  The Development Phase … Continue reading “THE PATH WE FOLLOW” JOHNSONVILLE’S NEW CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS ADDITION | DEVELOPMENT

Abacus Architects promotes Blanke

Abacus Architects is proud to announce that Anne Blanke has been promoted to owner and principal. Blanke, 37, of Glenbeulah, has a B.A. in Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis and a B.A. in Interior Design from Mount Mary University.  She has played a very important role in making Abacus what it is today. … Continue reading Abacus Architects promotes Blanke

“The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | Design

DESIGN   We are onto the second piece of the Abacus 4D Approach – DESIGN What is Design? “a plan or drawing produced to show the look and function or workings of a building before it is built” While this definition is simple and to the point, our definition of Design is more complex.  Design … Continue reading “The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | Design

Meet Sydney Thompson | 2017 Abacus Architects Education Scholarship Award Winner

Abacus Architects is excited to introduce to you, Sydney Thompson the 2017 Abacus Architects Education Scholarship Award Winner from Mercer High School. Join us in wishing Sydney the best on her journey ahead! My Future By Sydney Thompson As a graduate from Mercer High School, I plan to pursue my desire to develop innovative methods for … Continue reading Meet Sydney Thompson | 2017 Abacus Architects Education Scholarship Award Winner

A Special Space at the Salchert Residence

Monday, May 1st 2017 was a memorable day for the Salchert Family and our project team as we celebrated together the ground breaking of a special space in their Sheboygan home that will provide comfort for their young foster children in hospice care. Their humble and servant hearts are truly an inspiration to our project … Continue reading A Special Space at the Salchert Residence

“The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | Discovery

Hope everyone enjoyed YPWeek. We are ready to begin the Abacus 4D Approach.  The first dimension of our approach is “Discovery”.  It is during this time that our Team helps our client establish the Vision of the project.  What are the stakeholder’s goals, objectives, parameters, budgets, dreams?  How do we tie #JVLWay and #RelationalArchitecture into … Continue reading “The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | Discovery

“The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | The Architecture of Recruitment

Today we are thrilled to kickoff worldwide an in depth series “The Path We Follow” about Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition.  I will be your narrator on this journey, and would be grateful for you to join us as this story unfolds. -Kurt Davis Project Architect “Greatness is a Journey, Not a Destination” –Ralph  C. Stayer, … Continue reading “The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | The Architecture of Recruitment

Mercer School District Wins Grand Prize Scholarship at the 2017 Wisconsin State Education Convention!

Abacus Architects would like to thank you for sharing your 2017 Wisconsin State Education Convention time with us and engaging in meaningful conversations about the vital work you are involved with at your school and in your community. Congratulations to Mercer School District on winning the grand prize $1000 scholarship for a student in their district. … Continue reading Mercer School District Wins Grand Prize Scholarship at the 2017 Wisconsin State Education Convention!