92Y Jewerly Center developed to be the largest and most esteemed program in New York City. The program provides opportunities for artists and designers to connect and explore the aspects of jewelry design
SRW supports in developing youth & Philadelphia communities. Congratulations to Universal Charter High School for having the largest fundraiser!
Nothing is better relaxing on a rooftop filled with amazing art. As much as SRW is busy on the field or at the office, there’s always room to enjoy ourselves in NYC.
Yvonne D. Flagg
Located at Midtown, Yvette Richardson had her 50th birthday party! A big, beautiful, welcoming event filled with fabulous music and amazing people to share it with.
Partners frequent meetings. Always including desert.
WOW! Ms.Yvette is honored to be part of this wonderful event. What a great achievement to engage in this opportunity with a run of 3.1 miles long (even though she walked). A hard worker indeed.
The Philadelphia chapter of The National Organization of Minority Architects strives to help mentor design professionals, small and mid-sized businesses, while encouraging youth to the architectural profession. Being part of the PhilaNOMA family, PhilaNOMA presents “For The Love of It” to continue to grow as a team.
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The NYCBW Role Model Program has supported hundreds of young ladies for over 30 years. The organization has provided thousands of dollars in scholarships to further the education of these girls. The program identifies young ladies who demonstrate leadership potential as well as those who they feel will benefit from the program at large. Our very own, Yvette Richardson has a been role model for the program since 2016. The program took place on April 3rd.
The Say It Loud Remember Slavery: Triumphs and Struggles for Freedom and Equality Exhibit is an exhibit that features 10 male and 11 female African architects who has changed society through their work and creative talent. The theme of the exhibit celebrates the gains of people of African decent from slavery to present. Say It Loud: Remember Slavery will be on display from 5-28 March 2018 in the Visitors Lobby at United Nations Headquarters New York . Our very own Richard Franklin will be featured in this exhibit.
Richard and Yvette attended the ground breaking ceremony for Woodycrest veteran’s Housing on February 22, 2016. HELP USA and CMC Development have teamed up to provide affordable housing for homeless and low-income veterans. SRW provided due diligence services for the Lender and will be monitoring the construction as it progresses.
SRW is very proud to be a leader sponsor for LISC NYC`s Big Apple Innovation Award hosted January 26th 2016 in New York City. Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has been engaged in turning New City neighborhoods into a good place to live, a good place to do business and a good place to raise families. They have dedicated for over 30 years by providing both technical and financial assistance for developing the infrastructures of the communities. LISC have been a great part of community development, making it better and more comfortable for people all around the city.
As a Membership Chair for NYCOBA NOMA, Erasmus attended the NOMA National meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. The main purpose of the meeting is to promote and makes sure that the mission and goals of the organization is followed. The national meeting is for the board members of NOMA, where the members plans, programs and make sure there are enough resources for all local chapters and to help the local chapters in areas where they need assistance.
October is NYC’s Architecture and Design month. Throughout that month, there are activities, programs and exhibitions taking place all over the city. The purpose of this annual event is to remind everyone how important architecture and design is in everyday life. This year, Yvette attended the annual Max Bond Lecture, titled Conversations Community presented by Phil Freelon, FAIA, NOMA a progressive leader in architecture, managing director at Perkins & Will and founder of the Freelon Group. The talk focused on design for community, buildings for civic, cultural and educational clients that bring design excellence to everyday people.
At the annual 2015 NOMA conference Richard presented the topic of landscape resilience and changing place with Elizabeth Kennedy, principal of Elisabeth Kennedy Landscape Architect. Theydiscussed issues where resilience are reshaping ideas of neighborhoods in ways not fully anticipated and, how oftentimes parts are overlooked that are significant for the resiliency puzzle.
The National Organization of Minority Architects hosted their Annual National Conference & Exposition for the 43rd time. This year it took place in New Orleans, Louisiana and SRW was present in full force with Yvette, Erasmus, Richard, Cappy and Natasha in attendance. This year NOMA`s conference theme was RISE: Social Justice by design. It emphasized how NOMA has always been engaged in communities and continues to promote social equality in the design processes.
SRW is a prequalified resiliency consultant in NYC`s multifamily Built it Back program. We will provide architecture and engineering services to design resiliency solutions to (2) multifamily buildings, that are located in coastal communities that were awarded community Block development +FEMA funds.
Yvette and Erasmus attended an event that was hosted by NYCOBA NOMA and the AIA Diversity & Inclusion Committee of AIA NYC called Arch of a Career Symposium at the Center for Architecture on August 1, 2015. The purpose of this event is to invest in raising visibility among architects in the industry by achieving personal branding. George Miller was the keynote speaker and there were several of panel discussions to learn and understand the importance of brand and self-promotion.