“When the Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County issued requests for proposals for help with their McKinney facility, they expected to be paying a lot of money for the project, but KDC responded with a bid of zero. “I can’t tell you how important them being a part of this is,” CACCC chief operating officer Dan […]
WELL AP Certification | Jordan Raymond, RID | Alliance Architects, Inc.
We interviewed WELL AP Certified, Jordan Raymond to learn more about the WELL Building Standard. Jordan explains the importance of these design standards and the benefit to the client as well as their employees’ physical and mental happiness.
Active Imagination | 24th Annual Dallas CASA Parade of Playhouses
IGNITING Creativity with “ACTIVE IMAGINATION” Alliance Architects is proud to participate in the 24th annual Dallas CASA Parade of Playhouses. This signature annual event raises awareness and serves as a fundraiser for Dallas Court Appointed Special Advocates, an organization of volunteers who act as a voice for abused or neglected children in court. Alliance […]
Green for the Heart
When I tell people I’m vegetarian, not vegan, I differentiate the two thusly: Being vegetarian is easy. You can do it by accident, really. Being vegan? Way harder. Being vegan is basically dragging yourself through an all-you-can-eat buffet and all YOU can have is water. You get an eye-opening education when you try to be […]
Beans Or No Beans? That’s The Question
This year Alliance Architects participated in the Canstruction event, held at the State Fair of Texas. Over a course of two months, Alliance employees, in partnership with Pacheco Koch and Adolfson & Peterson, raised money for the purchase of over 4,300 cans to construct a nine-foot model of the state of Texas. The team as a whole was broken down […]
Thirsty Thursday Bowling Shenanigans
Thirsty Thursdays rock at our firm. From pumpkin carving to anniversary celebrations, to chili cook-offs, we pretty much know how to have a good time. Check out some scenes from our recent Thirsty Thursday bowling event. Take us anywhere and we can have fun! We clearly have a diverse group of bowlers in the house!
Black Bean Brownies (shhhhh – don’t tell, they’ll never know)
Black Bean Brownies Ingredients 1 1/2 cups black beans (1 15-oz can, drained and rinsed very well) (250g after draining) 2 tbsp cocoa powder (10g) 1/2 cup quick oats (40g) (See nutrition link below for substitutions) 1/4 tsp salt 1/3 cup pure maple syrup or agave (or honey, but not for strict vegans.) (75g) pinch […]
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Eat the Colors of the Rainbow
This is Alliance Architects’ second year to have Health and Wellness Month, but this year, it hit me right in the gut. I recently became vegetarian and keeping healthy has been something of a challenge. After letting go of meat, getting the right amount of energy-providing nutrients and eating things that make me FEEL full […]