Community Meets with the Architects

On May 23, the community of Juneau was invited to meet the Hacker/NorthWind design team and hear about the latest plans for the New Juneau Arts and Culture Center. A stimulating visual presentation of plans for the exterior and interior of the New JACC gave the 50 local citizens who

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Capital Campaign Committee Fundraiser

Seven members of the Capital Campaign Committee traveled to LA (at their own expense) to host a gala friend and fund raising event on May 18, in the lovely home of Jennifer Fate Velaise. Jennifer, a Doyon board member originally from Rampart, lived in Juneau for two years and loves

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Crowning Community Meeting of Design Phase

The NEW JACC, the Architects and YOU! Nearing design completion, the New JACC team invites you to join us for a final community meeting during the design phase of the New JACC. Representatives from NorthWind, Hacker and Shalleck architecture firms will gather on May 23 @ 5PM at the (old)

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New JACC selects a contractor

The New JACC announces contractor selection Juneau, February 28, 2017 The Partnership Board, on behalf of the New Juneau Arts and Culture Center (New JACC) project, is pleased to announce the selection of a contractor to begin a Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) approach to the development of the building. Cornerstone

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Design Development about to begin

The next step in design of the New JACC is called Design Development, which will begin soon. Here is a short description. DESIGN DEVELOPMENT: The transitional phase of architecture services in which the design moves from the schematic phase to the contract document phase. In this phase, the team prepares

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What, you might ask, is a Schematic Design?

What, you might ask, is a Schematic Design? Once the owner and architect have an approved program (the list of elements desired in the project) and a concept, the Schematic Design synthesizes the these into a defined, feasible design. The design is shown in the form of Schematic Drawings, including

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Partnership Board Members

New JACC Partnership Board of Directors Peter Jurasz, Co-Chair Bruce Botelho, Co-Chair Karen Crane, Co-Vice Chair Annie Calkins, Co-Vice Chair Nancy DeCherney, Secretary Ruth Kostik, Treasurer Jeff Bush Bing Carillo Bud Carpeneti John Clough Christy Ciambor Lucy Merrell Susan Sloss Ricky Tagaban Rico Worl

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NewJACC Conceptual Design Complete!

The Conceptual Design of the NewJACC has been completed! The Design Team is moving forward to the Schematic Design phase. What, you might ask, is a Schematic Design? Once the owner and the architects have an approved program (a list of elements desired in the project) and a concept for

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Juneau’s New Juneau Arts and Culture Center Hosts Third Round of Community Sessions with Architects

The NEW Juneau Arts and Culture Center, the Architects and YOU – #3! September 14 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM at the JACC (but join us at 4:30 for the Willoughby District Stakeholders meeting, too) You are invited to join the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council (JAHC) for our third

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2nd Series of Meetings

**On July 26, the 2nd series of meetings with the community, stakeholders, user groups and the architects took place at the Valley Public Library. This time, we were presented with four concepts to respond to and comment on.  These generated much valuable conversation, brainstorming, what-ifs and ideas for going back to the drawing

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