Morton West High School’s New Freshman Academy

Posted by FGM Architects on March 16th, 2018

Construction will be starting this Spring for the new addition which will support 1080 incoming Freshman.   The design will provide a variety of flexible learning environments and will include a 2-story great room with a learning stair, several extended learning areas open to the corridors, activity rooms for project space outside of the typical classroom, … Read More

UIUC School of Architecture Visits FGM

Posted by FGM Architects on March 13th, 2018

FGM’s Augie Battaglia discusses the fundamentals of elementary school planning and design with Assistant Professor Yun Kyu Yi and his graduate architecture students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  

A Forward-Thinking Design Approach for New Schools

Posted by FGM Architects on March 7th, 2018

FGM’s forward-thinking design approach for new schools aims to enhance the learning experience for students, and provide the tools needed for faculty to teach at the highest level. The New Sherlock Elementary School, for Cicero School District 99, will provide a 21st century learning environment for students on a small, dense, urban site. The school … Read More

Alan Wells St. Francois County Joint Communication and EOC Center

Posted by FGM Architects on March 6th, 2018

FGM Architects was proud to stand alongside the St. Francois County 911 Board of Directors as they held a dedication ceremony at which the center was renamed in honor of 911 Executive Director Alan Wells. The building officially stands as the “Alan Wells St. Francois County Joint Communication and EOC Center.” Check out the link … Read More

FGM Presents Resilient Design in PK-12 Facilities During Upcoming USGBC-Missouri Gateway Program

Posted by FGM Architects on February 28th, 2018

Review resilient design solutions for K-12 facilities and participate in an interactive design charrette! FGM Architects, in partnership with Washington University and the Rockwood School District, developed an undergraduate/graduate level studio project that analyzed resilient design in educational facilities. The design project was a new local 100,000 sf elementary school that specifically incorporated resilient design … Read More

‘Two Alarm Success Stories’ Featuring FGM Architects!

Posted by FGM Architects on January 31st, 2018

Thank you to the Masonry Institute of St. Louis for recognizing ‘Two Alarm Success Stories’ at Wentzville Fire Protection District and Maryland Heights Fire District. Click here to check out our partnership and learn more about the project!    

FGM’s St. Louis Office is Adding to the Team!

Posted by FGM Architects on January 25th, 2018

The FGM St. Louis office is looking for talented architect intern/architects to join our team! If you have 2-5 years experience, or know someone who is qualified, please pass this along.  

Stop by Booth 1411 at the IAPD/IPRA Conference!

Posted by FGM Architects on January 18th, 2018

The booth is OPEN! Stop by Booth 1411 at the Illinois Association of Park Districts/Illinois Parks & Recreation Association “Soaring to New Heights” conference at the Hilton Hotel in Chicago today and tomorrow (January 18 & 19) John Dzarnowski, Ray Lee, Brian Wright, Raegan Porter and Louise Kowalczyk are in the booth and hope to … Read More

7th Graders from Compton-Drew Middle School Visit FGM!

Posted by FGM Architects on December 5th, 2017

Thank you to the students at Compton-Drew Middle School through St. Louis Public Schools for visiting us yesterday! We had a great time teaching all of you about architecture, interior design, and ultimately designing your own project! 

WashU Resilient Design Event

Posted by FGM Architects on December 4th, 2017

Please join our students at Rockwood School District and Washington University in St. Louis for the unveiling of their master school design project for resilience. Looking forward to seeing everyone and celebrating!

Evidence Based Design and the New Cicero Warren Park Elementary School

Posted by FGM Architects on December 1st, 2017

“Evidence-Based Design of Elementary and Secondary Schools” Author Peter C. Lippman “We examine learning environments to gain a greater understanding of how learning environments can be programmed, planned, and designed. We are looking to increase: Design professionals’ awareness of who the learner is, the learning process, and how learning occurs in relation to the social … Read More