What is WELL? Lessons Learned at the Kentucky WELL Workshop

“Well combines best practices in design and construction with evidence-based health and scientific research – harnessing buildings as vehicles to support human health and well-being.” –International Well Building Institute Can a building improve the health and wellness of its occupants? Can a strategically designed building nurture mental health? Can Architecture help to reduce obesity, cardiovascular […]

Bittersweet Goodbyes

Every year, August proves to be a bittersweet month at RossTarrant Architect as our interns (and sometimes coworkers) set off for new adventures. Their excitement about starting a new semester or moving on to the next chapter in their lives is contagious. We are so happy for them! It’s just that we are so darn […]

Toliver Elementary Move In

  Toliver Elementary got some new residents when excited students moved into their newly added classrooms after spring break. After 14 months of construction, the District mounted a huge effort to get the new space ready over the break, and the result has been a seamless transition into the new space. Board Member Steve Becker […]

EKU Case Dining Hall Taking Shape

Excitement abounds as the new Case Dining Hall begins to take shape on Eastern Kentucky University’s campus. Under an accelerated construction schedule, work has been ongoing since fall when demolition of the existing Case Hall was completed. The steel frame is complete and exterior framing is underway along with interior framing, mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough-ins […]

Transylvania University Opens New Residence Halls

In 2014, Transylvania University embarked on an ambitious plan to transform student life on campus by demolishing and replacing three of its aging residence halls. Upon completion of the first hall, University leaders saw an opportunity to make adjustments to the interior design of that building that would enable it to better reflect the Transy […]