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SBL Architecture celebrates 26 years!

16 May 2020, Posted by Jaime Pacilio in Life

SBL is celebrating 26 years – most would agree that it really has been (and continues to be) an amazing journey! SBL started in 1994 with just two employees: Jim and Mike. Today, we have a staff of 24, many of whom have been with…

Summary of Ongoing Impacts on Construction Relating to COVID-19

30 Apr 2020, Posted by Jaime Pacilio in Uncategorized

The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have a significant impact on construction activity over the coming months. What this will mean for projects and investment in the short term is unclear, however, we have found some information put together by construction industry experts that might…

Happy National Iced Tea Day!

23 Apr 2020, Posted by Jaime Pacilio in Events, Life

Happy National Iced Tea Day! Who knew that was even a holiday?!  We did. We are that kind of firm.  We know all facts of healthcare architecture, interior design, codes and those associated with it, like Iced Tea. (Not only is Iced Tea the unofficial…

Checklists for COVID-19 Planning

08 Apr 2020, Posted by Jaime Pacilio in Healthcare Facility Rules

Summary: Planning for a potential emerging infectious disease pandemic, like COVID-19, is critical to protecting the health and welfare of our nation. To assist healthcare partners in their planning efforts, many authorities having jurisdiction have put together checklists that identify areas that facilities can look…

Surge Hospitals: Providing Safe Care in Emergencies

06 Apr 2020, Posted by Jaime Pacilio in Healthcare Facility Rules

Summary: This paper was downloaded from The Joint Commission website on April 2, 2020; it is based on 5 case studies of surge hospitals that were established along the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita. (link to The Joint Commission)   to provide…

Health Facility Guidance Letters (RE: COVID-19)

31 Mar 2020, Posted by Jaime Pacilio in Events, Healthcare Facility Rules

What began as a simple recommendation to wash your hands more thoroughly has now developed into something indescribable.  We now work new terms like “flatten the curve” and “social distancing” into our daily conversations.  In a bold move, Governor Abbott announced a key decision to…

SBL Architecture Announces 2020 Promotions

27 Mar 2020, Posted by Jaime Pacilio in Promotions

Arlington, TX. (March 27, 2020) – SBL Architecture is pleased to announce the promotion of new Senior Associates.  These individuals join SBL’s existing leadership. Each one has distinguished themselves as leaders, mentors, and innovators, who embody the firm’s values.  They also show real commitment to…

A Message from SBL Architecture about COVID-19

17 Mar 2020, Posted by Jaime Pacilio in Uncategorized

The health and safety of our team and our community is our top priority, and SBL is committed to protecting the well-being of all those we come in contact with — our families, our employees, our clients, and vendors, while continuing to provide the highest…

Happy National Pi Day!

13 Mar 2020, Posted by Jaime Pacilio in Events, Life

Happy National Pi Day! Who knew that was even a holiday?!  We did. We are that kind of firm.  We know all facts of healthcare architecture, interior design, codes and those associated with it, like pi(e) – we use pi (3.14, the first three digits…

Happy National Margarita Day

22 Feb 2020, Posted by Jaime Pacilio in Events, Life

Happy National Margarita Day! Who knew that was even a holiday?!  We did. We are that kind of firm.  We know all facts of healthcare architecture, interior design, codes and those associated with it, like margaritas (you can’t properly eat Tex-Mex without drinking a margarita…and…