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March 24, 1991
The Clocktower Centre, a shopping center for which Columbia-based LDR International provided initial market research and retail development strategy, opened recently at the Royal Naval Dockyard in Bermuda.Princess Margaret of the United Kingdom participated in the center's official opening.LDR is preparing a feasibility study for a conference center and public function rooms at the dockyard.
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By Sloane Brown | March 3, 2002
As if the East Columbia Library didn't hold enough literary delights, visual treats abounded as well at "Evening in the Stacks," the fifth annual fund-raiser for the Howard County Library. The winter wonderland theme first greeted guests as they entered the foyer through an "arbor" of white branches twinkling with little white lights, set into "drifts" of fluffy cotton "snow." The children's area was swagged in white, where guests could help themselves to punch, dipping into a large bowl carved out of ice. Wandering through the aforementioned stacks had a culinary payoff, as various local chefs manned food stations there.
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NEWS
May 12, 1995
An article in the Howard edition of The Sun yesterday incorrectly identified the company for which Uri Avin works. He is chief of comprehensive planning for Columbia-based LDR International.The Sun regrets the error.
NEWS
By Erika Niedowski and Erika Niedowski,SUN STAFF | July 23, 1999
The Columbia Council began last night to evaluate a proposal for help in redesigning Symphony Woods, Columbia's largest and, perhaps, most underused park.Cyril B. Paumier Jr., a partner at the Columbia-based landscape design firm LDR International, told council members that the original team that developed the planned community, including the late James W. Rouse, intended for the 40-acre parcel to be the "most special place in Columbia.""That dream has never been realized, in my point of view," he said.
NEWS
December 9, 1990
BAYWOOD DESIGN PICKS UP 3 AWARDSThe Baywood Design/Build Group of Columbia recently won three awards in a competition sponsored by the Remodelers Council of the Home Builders Association of Maryland.Baywood Design received "best of class" awards in the categories of best bathroom remodeling and best deck. Its third award was an honorable mention for residential remodeling.LDR FIRM HONORED FOR BRITISH DESIGNLDR International Inc., a Columbia-based urban design firm, has received a Merit Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects for its Strategic Development Initiative for Manchester Regional Centre.
NEWS
September 23, 1991
Eileen Tennor, formerly principal-in-charge of environmental graphicdesign with LDR International Inc., has opened her own office, MORTAR & ink, specializing in graphic design.As a designer for LDR, Tennor created the sign program for thePiney Orchard community in the county and has worked on graphic exhibits at the Baltimore Zoo and other area clients.Based in Columbia, Howard County, Tennor's new firm will offer services ranging from design of graphic identities and marketing materials for retail, residential and commercial projects.
NEWS
January 20, 1991
The KMS Group Inc., a Columbia-based developer of commercial real estate, has promoted five in the firm's asset management, construction and legal divisions.In asset management, Terry Flannery has been promoted to senior property manager and Lucy Crosby Price has been named manager of lease administration.Ron Walther and Connie Epperlein, respectively, become senior project manager and manager of tenant design, in the construction department.Terri Peders of the legal division has been named senior paralegal.
NEWS
By From Staff Reports | October 10, 1994
The Taneytown City Council will get its first glimpse of what the future downtown could look like when a Columbia urban design consultant presents preliminary recommendations at tonight's council meeting.Land Design Research International Inc. has been studying revitalization efforts for the city's central core since spring.The firm was hired to create a strategy for rejuvenating thedowntown.City Manager John L. Kendall said LDR representatives will present their first progress report to council members at tonight's meeting, which begins at 7:30 p.m.He said LDR has not yet shared its presentation with him or city officials.
NEWS
By Traci A. Johnson and Traci A. Johnson,Sun Staff Writer | May 4, 1994
Taneytown officials will meet with Land Design Research International Inc. next week to discuss the urban planning company's ideas for revitalizing the Taneytown square area at Baltimore Street and Route 194.The city hired Columbia-based LDR International to do the revitalization study and create a strategy for rejuvenating what the city will call its Town Centre.LDR International is supposed to define sites for development, renovation, off-street parking, signs, overhead utilities and road widths.
NEWS
By Robert Hilson Jr. and Robert Hilson Jr.,SUN STAFF | December 22, 1998
Bert A. Winterbottom, a development and planning consultant who worked to help revitalize cities and promote tourism, died Saturday of cancer at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He was 65.Since 1985, Mr. Winterbottom, of Bolton Hill, had worked for LDR International Inc. in Columbia, where he has directed worldwide tourism development strategies and plans, urban design projects, and strategic planning for an array of public and private clients."He was very charismatic and people-oriented," said John Hall, a colleague at LDR International.
NEWS
By Erika Niedowski and Erika Niedowski,SUN STAFF | March 26, 1999
A local landscape design firm with a plan to preserve and upgrade Symphony Woods made its case before the Columbia Council last night, reviving interest in what some local officials have called an underused -- and underappreciated -- resource.Cyril B. Paumier Jr. and Charles Bailey, partners in the Columbia-based LDR International, told the 10-member council that they would like to see a "moderate" number of improvements to the 40-acre Town Center park, which would make it more accessible and user-friendly.
NEWS
By Robert Hilson Jr. and Robert Hilson Jr.,SUN STAFF | December 22, 1998
Bert A. Winterbottom, a development and planning consultant who worked to help revitalize cities and promote tourism, died Saturday of cancer at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He was 65.Since 1985, Mr. Winterbottom, of Bolton Hill, had worked for LDR International Inc. in Columbia, where he has directed worldwide tourism development strategies and plans, urban design projects, and strategic planning for an array of public and private clients."He was very charismatic and people-oriented," said John Hall, a colleague at LDR International.
NEWS
September 3, 1998
'Ugly seafood shack' at the Inner Harbor is just not BaltimoreLDR International agrees wholeheartedly with Edward Gunts' critique of the proposed Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. restaurant at Baltimore's Inner Harbor ("A building design that just doesn't float," Aug. 23).Through the years, LDR's urban designers and landscape architects have helped shape the rejuvenated Inner Harbor, and we concur with each of Mr. Gunts' points. Baltimore has created its own style, exemplified by the National Aquarium and the Harborplace pavilions; there is a genuineness to the quality of this architecture.
NEWS
May 12, 1995
An article in the Howard edition of The Sun yesterday incorrectly identified the company for which Uri Avin works. He is chief of comprehensive planning for Columbia-based LDR International.The Sun regrets the error.
NEWS
By From Staff Reports | October 10, 1994
The Taneytown City Council will get its first glimpse of what the future downtown could look like when a Columbia urban design consultant presents preliminary recommendations at tonight's council meeting.Land Design Research International Inc. has been studying revitalization efforts for the city's central core since spring.The firm was hired to create a strategy for rejuvenating thedowntown.City Manager John L. Kendall said LDR representatives will present their first progress report to council members at tonight's meeting, which begins at 7:30 p.m.He said LDR has not yet shared its presentation with him or city officials.
NEWS
By Adam Sachs and Adam Sachs,Sun Staff Writer | May 26, 1994
A land planning consultant is to give the Columbia Council recommendations tonight on how to preserve Symphony Woods while increasing use of the 40-acre park.An LDR International representative also will outline constraints to development of the site at Town Center's southern edge and the results of an survey of Columbia households."We've done analysis on the basics they need to take care of, regardless of what they want to do as far as other activities," said Charlie Bailey, a senior associate with Columbia-based LDR. "If they want to do other activities, we can tell them where they logically should occur, based on whether they're passive or active."
NEWS
By Adam Sachs and Adam Sachs,Sun Staff Writer | May 26, 1994
A land planning consultant is to give the Columbia Council recommendations tonight on how to preserve Symphony Woods while increasing use of the 40-acre park.An LDR International representative also will outline constraints to development of the site at Town Center's southern edge and the results of an survey of Columbia households."We've done analysis on the basics they need to take care of, regardless of what they want to do as far as other activities," said Charlie Bailey, a senior associate with Columbia-based LDR. "If they want to do other activities, we can tell them where they logically should occur, based on whether they're passive or active."
NEWS
By Erika Niedowski and Erika Niedowski,SUN STAFF | March 26, 1999
A local landscape design firm with a plan to preserve and upgrade Symphony Woods made its case before the Columbia Council last night, reviving interest in what some local officials have called an underused -- and underappreciated -- resource.Cyril B. Paumier Jr. and Charles Bailey, partners in the Columbia-based LDR International, told the 10-member council that they would like to see a "moderate" number of improvements to the 40-acre Town Center park, which would make it more accessible and user-friendly.
NEWS
By Traci A. Johnson and Traci A. Johnson,Sun Staff Writer | May 4, 1994
Taneytown officials will meet with Land Design Research International Inc. next week to discuss the urban planning company's ideas for revitalizing the Taneytown square area at Baltimore Street and Route 194.The city hired Columbia-based LDR International to do the revitalization study and create a strategy for rejuvenating what the city will call its Town Centre.LDR International is supposed to define sites for development, renovation, off-street parking, signs, overhead utilities and road widths.
NEWS
September 23, 1991
Eileen Tennor, formerly principal-in-charge of environmental graphicdesign with LDR International Inc., has opened her own office, MORTAR & ink, specializing in graphic design.As a designer for LDR, Tennor created the sign program for thePiney Orchard community in the county and has worked on graphic exhibits at the Baltimore Zoo and other area clients.Based in Columbia, Howard County, Tennor's new firm will offer services ranging from design of graphic identities and marketing materials for retail, residential and commercial projects.
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