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2020

IT director Chris Polk featured in “Entrepreneur”

Our design work takes us into campuses and communities throughout the country. Staying connected is vital. We give the reins …

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Partner Erin Morgan graduates from Leadership Academy

What does an architecture firm have in common with  a dairy farm, a hospital, a bank, or even a dance …

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We’re growing! Seeking entry-level and mid-level architects

At Tipton Associates, Baton Rouge’s oldest architectural firm, our work takes us to campuses across the country and puts us …

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Town of Brusly holds groundbreaking for St. James Park

Tipton team members Chris James, Ken Tipton, and Bryon Hume joined The Town of Brusly for a groundbreaking ceremony for …

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Gatton Student Center wins AIA Kentucky Honor Award

At this year’s AIA Kentucky Honor Awards, the Gatton Student Center at University of Kentucky was recognized for excellence in …

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Beam signing to celebrate Huey P. Long Field House Renovation

Before a building comes to life, we communicate its future in workshops and meetings, renderings and 3D site plans. Sometimes …

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The 2021 Mid City Neighborhood Challenge encourages collaborative change

How would you improve your place? Each year, we collaborate with Mid City Redevelopment Alliance on the Mid City Neighborhood …

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Architects Shane Higdon and Chris James highlighted at 2021 AIA Louisiana Conference

Each year, AIA Louisiana’s Conference on Architecture connects architects from across the state with riveting presentations and observations to galvanize …

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New campus walkways make Louisiana Tech more accessible

A growing campus is not just one with new dorms and dining halls but a place that considers all its …

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Tipton Associates designs first non-traditional Walk-Ons at Drew Brees’ alma mater, Purdue

Our latest student life project teams Tipton Associates up with Walk-On’s Enterprises, where it’s always Game Day. Louisiana flavor inflects …

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Follow along with our renovations at Huey P. Long Field House

The Huey P. Long Field House at LSU has been an icon for so long, and for so many reasons. …

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Our summer architectural internship is open for applications

We are seeking a Student Architectural Intern with verifiable experience to join our growing team for a summer of fast-paced …

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Teaching the art of hospitality to Catholic High

When the lunch bell rings, hundreds of high schoolers file through the doors of the new Brother Donnan Berry Student …

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Ponce de Leon Dining Hall restoration featured in “Adapt + Reuse”

Recognized by the American Institute of Architects as one of the country’s most important buildings in 1957, and as a …

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Two years after a tornado, Louisiana Tech still looks ahead

“A tornado hit Tech” is a simple, even rhythmic, sentence. The reality is a disaster; through the twilight hours of …

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Fabie Derbigny named an Emerging Professional in interior design

Louisiana State Board of Interior Designers has named Fabie Derbigny the 2020 Emerging Professional. At Tipton, Fabie works closely with …

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The sanctuary shines at St. James Episcopal

At the renovated St. James Episcopal Church, the first difference you’ll see is that you can see at all. “Everyone …

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Look overhead and inside our projects at James Madison University

Fly high over the Shenandoah Valley in this aerial tour of James Madison University. It’s a great vantage point for …

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Erin Morgan Named Partner at Tipton Associates

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Erin Morgan, AIA, to the position of Partner with the firm.   An LSU School …

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A “coast-effective” space: University of South Florida St. Petersburg

This month, we’re showing off our latest student-life project. For “The Nest” at University of South Florida – St. Petersburg, …

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Seeking an Architect/Architectural Designer to Join Our Team

We have a position open for an architect/architectural designer with 3–5 years of experience

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McNeese students return to Burton Hall

Just a few months ago, McNeese State University sustained significant damage from Hurricane Laura, one of the strongest storms in …

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Sustainable Success at University of Virginia Bonnycastle

Our work with Clark Nexsen takes home the USGBC Community Leader Award in higher education

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Architect, Photographer, and Puzzler

Thanks to Alan Karchmer’s eye, you can enjoy the power of architecture from the safety of home

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COVID-19: Tipton Associates transitions to a work-from-home environment

Following current health guidelines, our team will work remotely for the immediate future

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East Baton Rouge Parish Library Wins Library Journal Star Award

One of America’s Star Libraries for the eighth consecutive year

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James Madison University D-Hall Earns LEED Silver Certification

Our collaboration with Moseley Architects receives another accolade

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Caneview School Opens

The new K-8 school welcomes students in West Baton Rouge Parish

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2019

Meet Our New Communications Coordinator

Lucie Monk Carter joins Tipton Associates

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Lori Prochaska Earns Accredited Learning Environments Designation

Our senior associate is especially skilled at designing the places where people learn

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Auction to Support Iris Domestic Violence Center

Our charity art auction closes on Friday, November 29

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2019 Mid City Neighborhood Challenge

Our annual contest with Mid City Redevelopment Alliance had its biggest year yet

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Seeking a Student Architecture Intern

Join the fast-paced, collaborative team at Tipton Associates

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Join Us for White Light Night 2019

On November 22, we’ll host an open house and silent auction as part of Mid City’s vibrant art hop.

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Tipton Welcomes Five New Team Members

We are growing!  Tipton has recently added 5 talented people to our team.

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LSU Landscape Architecture Student Receives Tipton Travel Award

Yuta Masakane Received the Tipton Travel Award

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Tipton Associates seeking Entry Level Architect/Architectural Designer to join our growing team!

We are currently seeking a Entry Level Architect/Architectural Designer to join our team.

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2018

2018 Legacy by Lights – Midcity Redevelopment Alliance

Community of Caring Award given to Kenneth Tipton Jr. on behalf of Tipton Associates

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Istrouma High School Renovations Awarded a 2018 Good Growth Award

Tipton Associates Honored at 2018 Good Growth Awards

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Tipton is proud to partner with Iris Domestic Violence Center

Tipton has committed to work with Iris D.V. to help realize greater efficiencies in their facility as well as plan for improvements and expansion in the future.

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Team Member Josh Peak obtains Architecture License

Tipton Associates Congratulates Team Member Josh Peak on his licensure

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“The Hub” at University of North Carolina Wilmington awarded a Rose Award

Tipton Associates Honored at 2018 AIA Baton Rouge Rose Awards

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Habitat for Humanity Recognized

Metro Council meeting on June 27, 2018

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LSU French House Renovation Featured in Quad

Tipton Associates LSU French House Renovation Featured in Quad: LSU College of Art & Design Magazine

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Join Our Team

Now Hiring a Business Development Coordinator

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Congratulations to Fabie, IIDA Delta Regional Chapter’s New VP of Professional Development

Fabie Derbigny Appointed as Vice President of Professional Development on IIDA Delta Regional Chapter Board of Directors

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Congratulations Tipton Graduates!

Interns Michelle Jones and Philip McCauley Graduate from LSU

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Members of the Tipton Team Volunteered at Gardere Community Christian School

Tipton Associates team members joined Gardere Community Christian School in Baton Rouge as volunteers for their Beyond Barriers event in April.

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Team Member Kyle Daroca Licensed Architect

Tipton Associates Congratulates Team Member Kyle Daroca for passing his final architectural licensing exam!

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LSU Landscape Architecture Student Receives Tipton Travel Award

Anjelica Sifuentes Received the Tipton Travel Award for her Capstone Project

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Starbucks Coffee comes to University of South Carolina

Starbucks is now open in the Cooper Library and the Humanities Building

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Morehead State University

“The Rock” Dining Facility Opened Its Doors

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University of South Florida Opens “The Hub”

New dining complex features modern and custom designs

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FIXUP! Mid City Neighborhood Challenge!

Tipton Associates is the proud sponsor of this neighborhood Fixup competition

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Parkview Baptist Baseball Field

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held

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Renovated BREC Park Celebrates Grand Opening

The event was open to the public and well attended

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2017

Morehead State University

“The Rock” Dining Facility Opened Its Doors

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University of South Florida Opens “The Hub”

New dining complex features modern and custom designs

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FIXUP! Mid City Neighborhood Challenge!

Tipton Associates is the proud sponsor of this neighborhood Fixup competition

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Parkview Baptist Baseball Field

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held

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Renovated BREC Park Celebrates Grand Opening

The event was open to the public and well attended

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2016

Erin Morgan Promoted to Senior Associate

Tipton Architect Joins Leadership Team

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Grand Opening Held for Broderick Dining Commons

New Tipton Project Opens on ODU Campus

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Two Tipton Projects Receive Interior Design Awards

Projects Honored at the 2016 IIDA Gala

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Tipton Sponsors MidCity Neighborhood Challenge

Day of community cooperation held Saturday, May 2

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AIA Baton Rouge Hosts Building Blocks: If Kids Ruled the City

Tipton Family Participates in Community Educational Event

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LSU French House open to students

Renovations to the LSU Honors College building celebrated

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Two Promoted to Senior Associate

Lori Prochaska and Scott D’Agostino join the Tipton Leadership Team

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Renovation Opens at Bluebonnet Library

Grand Opening of New Teens Wing

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2015

Join Tipton for White Light Night

Annual art hop and open house taking place November 20th.

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Now Hiring Entry to Mid-Level Landscape Architect / Designer

Seeking team players for multi-disciplinary design team

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New Student Commons at University of North Carolina Wilmington

“The Hub” brings new student space to campus

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Main Library Receives New Landmark Library Award

Library honored with 3rd Award of Distinction

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Team Participates in CANstruction Design Build Competition

Special thanks to our sponsors: Cangelosi Ward General Contractors, Calandro’s Supermarket, and FastSigns

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Tipton Celebrates IIDA Award

Interiors Team Honored at the 2015 IIDA Delta Regional IDEA Awards

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Studio Retreat Fishing Excursion

The Tipton Dining Studio Enjoys Their Teambuilding Retreat

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Tipton Celebrates Grand Openings at University of Kentucky

Ribbon Cutting Held at New Dining Facility

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held at Mississippi State University

New Dining Facility open to students, faculty, staff

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Projects Honored at 2015 Rose Awards

AIA Baton Rouge Hosts Annual Rose Awards Ceremony and Gala

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Groundbreaking Ceremony held for BREC Park improvements

Renovations to BREC’s Anna T. Jordan Community Park Begin

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Tipton Welcomes 5 New Team Members

New perspectives bring talent to the team.

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Tipton Sponsors Teach for America South Louisiana

A Q&A with Kate Sheeder, TFA Teacher

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Plans for New Construction at Morehead State University Underway

Tipton partners with EOP on dining facility

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Main Library receives Project of the Year Award

ENR Texas and Louisiana has honored project with 2 prestigious awards

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2014

Welcome to the Tipton family, Madeleine and Emilia

Congratulations to Architects Chris Washer and Billy May!

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LSU Honors College Construction Begins

Interior renovations will be complete in 2015

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Scott D’Agostiono, 2014 Class of Forty Under 40

Scott has been named as one of this year’s Business Report’s Forty Under 40

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Independence Park Plaza & Cyber Cafe Now Open!

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held to Celebrate New Community Gathering Space

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Congratulations to John and Brooke Melancon

John and Booke Melancon were married on October 31, 2014

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Congratulations to Fabie Derbigny, Interior Designer, LEED Green Associate

Fabie has earned her license to practice Interior Design.

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University of Kentucky Groundbreaking

New student dining hall underway

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Tipton competed in the 2014 CANstruction Baton Rouge “Comic-CAN” Design Build Competition

CANStruction is an international charity committed to innovation, hunger relief and collaboration

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Tipton Associates awarded the only Gold Rose Award given in 2014

LSU Laboratory School Gymnasium recognized for design excellence with exemplary distinction

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Congratulations to William May, Architect, AIA

We are proud to announce Billy is now a licensed Architect and Studio Leader of the firm

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Tipton Associates welcomes Betsy to the family!

Congratulations to proud parents Kyle and Ashley on a beautiful and healthy baby girl

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Corporate Cup 5k promotes corporate wellness

16 members of the Tipton family successfully completed the 5K

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FIXUP! Mid City Neighborhood Challenge!

Tipton Associates is the proud sponsor of this neighborhood Fixup competition

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Dedication for the New Main Library at Goodwood

As part of The Library Design Collaborative, Tipton Associates participated in the celebration on Saturday

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The Creative Bloc begins construction

The Creative Bloc, in downtown Baton Rouge, commences construction Tuesday, February 17th.

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Ole Miss opens Dining Facility

Newly renovated full service dining facility inside the student athlete Manning Center

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New Main Library at Goodwood is open to the public

Visit the parish’s new main library!

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2013

LA Tech Lambright Sports & Wellness Center receives 4 Awards

The student center expansion and renovation project now open at LA Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana has been recognized with 4 Awards for design excellence

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Join us for our annual Open House

Our office will be open to the public Friday November 22nd from 6-10pm.  Featuring live music, local art, wine and hors d’oeuvres, and Capital Area CASA

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LSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Now Open

Grand Opening celebration held for LA Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory

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LA Tech Alumni Walkway Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Celebration well attended by alumni and their families

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Tipton Associates offering Landscape Services

We have expanded:  Ask us about our Landscape Architecture Services

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Bob Jones University

Campus dining renovations are complete and open to students

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DDD Design Resource Center Now Open

Baton Rouge Downtown Development District’s new Design Resource Center celebrates opening with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Congratulations to Fabie!

Fabie Bennett, Professional Interior Design Intern,  is now Fabie Derbigny!

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Public Workshops held for EPA’s Downtown Greenways Project

Collaborative workshops being held for Downtown Greenways, a project of the EPA’s Greening America’s Capitals initiative

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2012

LSU Music & Dramatic Arts wins Gulf States Honor Award

Tipton Assoicates worked with HMS Architects on this design which has now been recognized both locally and regionally

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First Baptist Church of Denham Springs Master Plan Adopted

After stakeholder meetings, design charettes, and congregation wide interactive presentations, the congregation voted to approve the new master plan

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Welcome to the family!

Billy May is now a father with a healthy baby girl

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City of New Roads’ Community Park, NRG Field is open!

Tipton Associates’ designed City of New Road’s community park, which is being implemented in phases

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St. Mary’s University opens Diamondback Cafe to Students

Student excitement over transformation of outdated food court spurs further student union renovation

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Welcome to the team, Michael!

Michael Trahan joins the Tipton Team as a full time designer

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SHSU Northside Dining Receives Design Award

Tipton’s design of the new campus dining facility was awarded the 2012 Silver Rose Award

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PlanWest receives recognition both locally and worldwide

West Baton Rouge Master Plan wins ASLA LA 2012 Planning Honor Award and is featured in World Landscape Architecture Website

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FIXUP! Mid City Neighborhood Challenge!

Tipton Associates is the proud sponsor of this neighborhood Fixup competition

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LA Tech University Lambright Center

The University has unveiled it’s extensive new addition to it’s Student Sports and Wellness Center in a soft opening April 16, 2012

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Join Us at Better Block Baton Rouge

Tipton Associates is a proud participant in this Government Street Demonstration Project

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Church Master Plan wins LA Landscape Architecture Award

DBCDS Master Plan was awarded the 2013 LA ASLA Honor Award

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