Thursday, June 21, 2018

Client Testimonials

Client-centered sustainable solutions.
With a tagline like that, you know we take client feedback seriously!

Here are a few testimonials from clients about the quality of our work and our commitment to their success:

"Anne’s professional knowledge and technical expertise met our expectations.  Her leadership promoted a thorough and innovative approach to researching and providing appropriate design solutions during all phases of this project.  Anne’s Construction Administration delivery skills were exceptional and instrumental in the overall success of this project.  Anne’s team building skills and focus allowed her team to deliver timely submittals and render decisions to resolve technical challenges, which led to the overall success of the project." 
– Peter U. 

"I'm starting a new company and Anne is helping me in all areas from design to city permits and approval.  She is very professional and responsive which is what I need for this business."

– Angie's List

 "Anne Johnson, Architect played an integral role in the success of project delivery of 2 major solar - renewable projects that were funded through American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and US Department of Energy.  The successful delivery included monetary rebates, contribution to public awareness and overall happy clients." 
C. Ceballos 


"My husband and I had a couple of issues with the County and we needed to have a site plan drawn up.  ...we searched through Angie's List.  We came across Anne Johnson and noticed she had received an A rating.  We gave her a call.  She was able to come out with another member of her crew and create a site plan for our house.  Little did we know that Anne normally deals with buildings and larger sites.  We give a HUGE thanks of appreciation to Anne Johnson and her team.  She really came through for us with a professionally done site plan."
– Angie's List

"Anne came to the house and listened to our request for a covered patio/balcony, grill with sink, and extended room.  She took the information...and got back in touch promptly.  Anne was fantastic.  She was prompt and very informative."
– Angie's List

 "I was looking for someone with skills to help me create a work setting that was both comfortable and environmentally friendly. Others seemed to be able to focus on only one or the other. It was clear from the beginning that you could help me accomplish both."

"We really appreciate your diligence with this process...The structure looks great! Thank you."

Fay and David Bradford

"Your [feasibility consultation] report surpassed my expectations."
James G.

"Quality, timeliness, consistency, and dependability are key factors for me in evaluating process and service, and your work with this project gets high marks on each of these. You worked hard to be sure I had no surprises and provided all documentation in a timely manner."

“I'm getting so much enjoyment out of my new office/study…thanks for all of your help designing such a great work environment.
– P. Jones

 
"Anne always asked our preferences and came up with ideas that matched...We feel lucky to have connected with Anne!"

Saturday, May 26, 2018

They Made Your Luck: Thank You to Our Heroes

In honor of Memorial Day weekend, we extend our gratitude to all the heroes who gave their lives to win our freedom.



The "Find Your Luck" window has been repurposed as a memorial thank you.  As we see it these heroes made the luck, the good, that we enjoy today.  The lucky 4-leaf clover has made a new appearance.  Can you find it?

They Made Your Luck

Heroes: 7 O'Clock Shadows


Friday, March 16, 2018

Trash to Treasure the Sparkflight Way


A new storefront display is now appearing on south Water Street. This temporary art installation is themed for St Patrick’s Day and Spring, and is constructed from salvaged materials. Discarded materials such as cardboard and newspaper were transformed by the Sparkflight team into organic letterforms and cheerful shamrocks.  A living grass lawn enlivens the front planter area.

The “Find Your Luck” text refers to popular notions of the leprechaun-guarded pot of gold at the end of the rainbow or the elusive 4-leaf clover, and also to the idea of making our own luck. Our studio’s intention is that this window will launch an initiative, in collaboration with the Henderson Redevelopment Agency, to re-energize empty storefronts on Water Street with revolving artist-generated displays.  If our luck holds, it will be a short-lived program due to new leases.

Can you spot the hidden 4-leaf clover in the window?

We've already spotted people enjoying this window for photo opps.  Come down to the Water Street District, grab a bite, and update your Instagram.


Ta-Da!


Monday, February 26, 2018

I CAN BE with the Henderson Chamber of Commerce


This February our office participated in the I CAN BE program with the Henderson Chamber of Commerce.  Our office volunteered at Foothills High School for a day to help high school freshman learn about career choices and options.  This program was created in 2008 and reaches about 2,100 students each year.  We were in the "Architecture and Construction" industry booth, and answered questions from students, shared our experience and challenged them with questions of our own.  It was a rewarding experience and we look forward to future participation.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Introducing Sparkflight Studios



Anne Johnson AIA is now Sparkflight Studios!
Our name reflects the energy and enthusiasm we bring to projects.  How we take the spark of an idea and help it soar.  Sparkflight Studios has a multidisciplinary approach encompassing architecture, design, graphics, and art.  Let us engage you in the creative process and see your projects take flight.

We hope you'll enjoy the new look as it rolls out in the coming months.


Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Favorite Tools - ARCHICAD

ARCHICAD supports our creative thinking process.  Its versatility and ongoing improvements allow us to discover new ways to improve project delivery.  ARCHICAD's connection with Rhino-Grasshopper allows us to propel our sculpture models from wireframe to art fabrication.  We deliver cost savings to our clients by exploding architectural forms into data and improving bid outcomes.  Client communication is enhanced by sectional models and walkthroughs.  After over 14 years of use, it’s exciting to see how far we’ve grown!






See post on Graphisoft here...