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Design Firm CFO, Andy Wilson Featured in SFBT

Read the original article, written by Hannah Norman, here on Bizjournals.com.   Design firm CFO: Virtual reality becoming more prominent. Forge takes pride in taking on challenging projects — both in architecture and interiors. The architecture and design firm, formerly known as FME Architecture + Design, rebranded in March in an effort to emphasize the stakeholder … Continued

Greg Sheppard Elected to Serve on PlaceMade’s Board

Greg Sheppard, Senior Project Architect at FORGE, has been unanimously elected to serve on PlaceMade’s board of directors for 2017. PlaceMade is San Francisco’s first and only non-profit affordable industrial real estate developer. “PlaceMade is a critical component in developing the local manufacturing sector and preserving a vibrant and diverse local economy in San Francisco, and … Continued

Office/Light Industrial Space – The Next Big Thing

Read the original article, written by Julie Littman, here on Bisnow.com. The next big thing in office mixed-use development could come from a rising demand for light industrial space near city centers. San Francisco architect FORGE, previously known as FME Architects, is designing two projects in the Bay Area with office and light industrial side by … Continued

GlobeSt.com Feature Article: Client Demands Lead Firm to Creatively Forge Ahead

Read the original article, written by Lisa Brown, here on GlobeSt.com. Founded in 1980, FME Architecture + Design has worked on some of the most unique and visually stunning projects in the Bay Area, including The Battery and the VF Outdoor campus, solving design challenges for both new developments and revitalized spaces. As times are changing, so … Continued

FME Rebrands as FORGE

FME Architecture + Design is pleased to announce it has rebranded as FORGE. “We live in an ever-evolving experience economy and FORGE represents our commitment to furthering the stakeholder experience to meet the demands of our clients and communities,” said Eric Ibsen, chief design officer. “Our new name encompasses all aspects of our business and … Continued

DPR’s SF Office Wins CIBSE’s 2017 International Project of the Year

Congratulations to DPR Construction’s San Francisco office on winning CIBSE’s 2017 International Project of the Year. FME and DPR teamed up in 2013 to create this exceptional space that isn’t disappointing in the number of awards it attains. The first Net Zero Energy office measures 24,000SF and was fit into a 10-month design and construction schedule. … Continued

Stability – Strength – Success, the ONE Global Way

ONE Global Seattle

FME and ONE Global Design recounted our continued momentum and collaborations at the semi-annual Executive Summit in late October. Andy Wilson and Eric Ibsen, along with 30+ principals and senior level executives converged on Seattle, where member firm, JPC Architects of Bellevue, hosted the 2-day event. ONE Global Design welcomed their newest member, Progressive AE (PAE) headquartered in Grand … Continued

Jessica Butler Promoted to Project Manager

Jessica Butler

We’re pleased to announce the elevation of Jessica Butler from Job Captain to Project Manager. Jessica will lead a team working on both internal strategic initiatives and external projects and relationships. “Since joining FME, Jessica has made significant contributions and has played an important role in the firm’s success in recent years,” said Chief Financial … Continued

Vanessa Pelletier, FME Marketing Manager, Named President of SMPS San Francisco

A special congratulations to our very own, Vanessa Pelletier, on her election to President of the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS). We’re so very proud and lucky to have her as a part of our team! You can find the full announcement on FME’s Facebook page or by following the direct link here. … Continued