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08/27/2007

A&D Firm Receives CHAD Award

 

Philadelphia /PRNewswire/ - Cubellis, a full-service architecture, interior design, structural, MEP, and civil engineering firm, recently announced its receipt of the 2007 CHAD Designing Futures Award, in recognition of exceptional dedication and commitment for supporting Charter High School for Architecture + Design students. Cubellis is a distinguished leader that prepares tomorrow's leaders for designing the future.

"As a former member of the board of directors of CHAD, it makes me very proud to be a part of Cubellis' long standing relationship and support of the school and its students," says Jeffrey Morgan, AIA principal, and vice president of architecture at Cubellis. "This school adds substantial and enduring value to the city of Philadelphia, and Cubellis is invested in making sure that educational opportunities are provided for students of all nationalities, religious and cultural backgrounds. We are honored by this award, presented to our firm by such an educational model of excellence and creativity."

The Charter High School for Architecture + Design, founded by AIA-Philadelphia as its Legacy Project 2000, has a distinctive Statement of Mission: "The Charter High School for Architecture + Design is a learning community committed to an innovative program [of study,] integrating the design process with the mastery of a strong liberal arts education. The school offers each student the opportunity for success and the preparation for life-long learning and responsible citizenship. CHAD is a thoughtful academic environment that engenders love of learning, intellectual curiosity, and new ways of seeing, and prepares students for higher education."

"We were very pleased to honor Cubellis in recognition of exceptional dedication and commitment to supporting Charter High School for Architecture + Design students," states Courtnay Tyus, executive director, Designing Futures Foundation. "Two of our students will be working as interns at Cubellis this summer, gaining valuable work experience and exposure to the world of design. We are so grateful to Cubellis-a distinguished leader that prepares tomorrow's leaders for designing the future."

About Cubellis
Founded in 1986, Cubellis is a full-service architecture, interior design, graphic design, retail strategy and design, and structural, MEP, and civil engineering firm with market sector specialties including retail, mixed-use, corporate, residential, hospitality and academic facilities serving a diverse base of national and international clients from offices throughout the country.

Source: Cubellis (www.cubellis.com)

For more information, contact Meghan Welborn, public relations manager of Cubellis: mwelborn@cubellis.com.