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HKS global architecture firm and Phoenix office build communities through shared values, distinct projects, work spaces

With a striking urban-core presence in Phoenix, HKS is a global team of more than 1,400 architects, interior designers, urban designers, scientists, artists, structural engineers, anthropologists and other professionals working together across industries and across the world to create places

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Harder Development

Harder Development, a female-owned development company whose founder was dubbed one of Phoenix’s Top 100 Creatives, has had its roots in the arts and development community since 2012.

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NBMA Photography Creates Phoenix Ecosystem for Photographers and Creatives

Nader Abushhab is a Phoenix-based professional photographer and owner of NBMA Photography located at Parkwood Photography Studios, a 4,400 square-foot facility located at the Phoenix Photo District. The Parkwood facility includes five separate studio spaces, as well as a kitchen/lounge

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Valley Youth Theatre: Impacting Youth, Quality of Community in Phoenix

Bobb Cooper celebrated 22 years as the Artistic Director of the Valley Youth Theatre on March 20, 2018. When Bobb first joined VYT as Producing Artistic Director in 1996, it was a fledgling theater company based out of the basement

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Atmosphere Commercial Interiors

Atmosphere Commercial Interiors, in Downtown Phoenix, partners with the community by providing a creative space for meetings and network gatherings, paying homage to the city’s history.

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Gould Evans + Canary

Gould Evans + Canary in Phoenix creates a multidisciplinary collaboration with a full complement of services in the fields of architecture, urban planning and design, interior design, landscape architecture, branding and graphic design. The firm’s renovation of an old warehouse building in downtown Phoenix illustrates its committed to projects that inspire and enrich the community, offering diversity of perspective through collaborative design and creative expression.

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Uber Phoenix

Since opening its Phoenix office in 2012, Uber has tapped into the local arts community to commission work for its downtown Phoenix office.

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Renaissance Phoenix Hotel

The Renaissance Phoenix Hotel began a major street activation project in 2016, when Marriot invested $10 million to enhance the hotel’s ambiance and street-level connection with spectacular art featured inside, for all to enjoy.

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Ryan House

Creativity and arts engagement activities are among many therapies offered at Ryan House, a Phoenix-based nonprofit organization that provides home-like respite for children with life threatening illnesses and comfort to families.

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Alta Fillmore

Alta Fillmore’s Ground Floor Project creates a welcoming lobby, ground-floor space for networking and community participation, and a playful outdoor mural created by a local artist, contributing to the evolving revitalization of downtown Phoenix. 

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