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HUTTON RECEIVES NATIONAL DESIGN AWARD

Wichita, KS, June 10, 2024 – Hutton Design+Build was selected by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) to receive a Small Project Award for the Youngmeyer Ranch Field Station—a research facility for Wichita State University in the Kansas Flint Hills. This national award, presented by AIA’s Small Project Design (SPD) Knowledge Community, celebrates the significant

HUTTON’S NEWEST “DEVELOPMENT”

You may hear us talk about “meeting clients at every point in their facilities journey.” Well, our new Development capability is just that—a new point in the journey for us to meet the needs of clients.

HUTTON’S 2023 ANNUAL REPORT

In 2023, Hutton’s continued growth propelled us through another incredible year. With unbelievable new capabilities, team members and projects, it was impossible to summarize all of what 2023 into one book. But we got mighty close. Consider it Hutton’s 2023 yearbook. Will you sign ours?

HUTTON ENERGY SERVICES: EMPOWERING BUSINESSES WITH SOLAR ENERGY SOLUTIONS

This article was originally written for the Wichita Business Magazine in September of 2023. Read its original copy here:  The need for new energy solutions is at the forefront of the minds of commercial and industrial clients, and it’s easy to understand why. According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average

HOW WE HELP SCHOOL DISTRICTS GET BOND CAMPAIGNS RIGHT

In over thirty years of partnering with Kansas school districts, we’ve noticed a trend. A successful bond campaign doesn’t happen by chance, but some districts proceed as though they do. Hope is a wonderful thing, but not a successful strategy.

HUTTON TRAVELS UP NORTH FOR SOUTH DAKOTA DEALERSHIP

From coordinating the install of a large crane and other equipment in their service shop, to finishing the project in the middle of a harsh South Dakota Winter, this design-build project was one for the books.

WICHITA NONPROFIT MOVES INTO CENTURY-OLD DELANO BUILDING

A two-story, 100-year-old brick building in Delano, which had most recently been Crawley’s Office Furniture and had once housed a second-floor bowling alley, has a new use as an office for a long-standing nonprofit organization.

TAKING CONTROL: IT MAY BE TIME TO UPGRADE YOUR CONTROL BUILDING

Control buildings in chemical plants, power plants and refineries must be built to withstand catastrophic failure or be situated outside of the process area. This is because of their proximity to the large quantities of hazardous materials being transported, stored and produced in these facilities. These buildings have vital equipment, systems, and personnel that, if breached by an adverse event, could endanger the lives of employees and the surrounding communities.

HUTTON’S 2022 ANNUAL REPORT

The year 2022 for Hutton was a year of unprecedented projects, accomplishments and growth. Our 30th year of business brought with it new faces, capabilities and clients.

ANTICIPATING TRENDS IN HEALTHCARE DESIGN

Design developments follow certain trends influenced by multiple factors. To stay on the cutting edge, architects must do more than passively take note. Hutton’s architects proactively study the industry to anticipate trends and apply forward-thinking practices in healthcare design.

ACCURATE SURVEYING POSITIONS PROJECTS FOR SUCCESS

One of the first Hutton team members on any jobsite is Hutton’s surveying coordinator Warren Bontrager. Warren ensures the architect’s plans fit on the selected site and that electrical, plumbing, and all site utilities will be in the correct place.

CULTURE WITH INTENTION: BUILDING A TEAM OF LIFELONG LEARNING

When people have easy access to professional development, they have the capacity to invest in more than just their jobs, but in their lives, too. The key is making these opportunities applicable and accessible. Learning has to be fun, relevant and engaging for it to stick.

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NEW BUILD? THERE’S A STEP THAT TOO MANY BUSINESS OWNERS MISS

Picture this: You planned to build a new facility in the Midwest, and there was a lot to consider—budget, design, builder, equipment, employees. After completing what you thought was a thorough plan, you chose your site and hired an architect. But before they could put pen to paper, you found out you hadn’t planned for everything.

TOGETHER WE BUILD

Hutton remains committed to the safety of our employees, clients and project partners during the COVID-19 outbreak.