Workplace Health Meets Healthcare Design

McMillan Pazdan Smith | June 15, 2017

As healthy workplaces are trending in design, healthcare building guidelines and goals are aligning to focus on staff wellness in addition to patients and visitors—and the St. Francis Care Center is a prime example of this overlap. McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture aligned the more detailed strategies of the WELL Building Standard—which sets performance requirements in seven categories relevant to occupant […]


Dr. Phinnize J. Fisher Middle School Recognized as Green Globe Certified School

McMillan Pazdan Smith | April 16, 2015

Dr. Phinnize J. Fisher Middle School, which opened this past August, has been awarded a rating of three Green Globes through the Green Building Initiative’s internationally recognized green rating assessment, guidance and certification program.  The school is one of the first educational facilities in South Carolina and the largest new construction project in the state […]


Spartanburg Community College’s Downtown Campus Receives LEED Certification

McMillan Pazdan Smith | January 26, 2015

McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture is pleased to announce the recently completed Spartanburg Community College Downtown Campus has received LEED Silver certification through the US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating program.   McMillan Pazdan Smith was engaged by Spartanburg Community College to convert the Evans Building in downtown Spartanburg into classrooms […]


Small – Sustainable – Successful

McMillan Pazdan Smith | September 11, 2013

To achieve optimal operational efficiencies and reinforce a corporate commitment to sustainability, Verizon Wireless looked to McMillan Pazdan Smith to create a stand-alone retail concept to defy the odds as one of a select few retailers to achieve LEED Certification. The simplicity and size of this building type created the perfect opportunity to incorporate numerous sustainable technologies […]


Clemson University’s Lee III featured in High Performing Buildings

McMillan Pazdan Smith | June 21, 2013

The Clemson University Lee Hall project is featured in the Summer issue of High Performing Buildings. How do you teach students to work together? Design a transparent, open floor plan that prompts natural interaction between students and faculty from varied disciplines, including architecture, art and construction science. Clemson University’s Lee III, which incorporates extensive daylighting, […]

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