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May 6, 2019

Lyman, Davidson, Dooley's Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center project in Jasper, Georgia received the Council of State and Community Development Authority (COSCDA)  President's Award for Innovation.  Good Samaritan and Cooper & Company (GC) were presented the award in March 2019.  As described by COSCDA, this award recognizes innovative activity, policies or programs that have been implemented at the state level which have demonstrated success in solving community needs. 

The project also received First Place for AGC's 2019 "Build Georgia Award" in the Construction at Risk category.

The project is a two-story, 8,500 s.f. building that is a not-for-profit, volunteer-operated clinic providing free or reduced priced health services for residents and workers.

December 2, 2018

Dedication Ceremony took place during a special service on this date for the expansion and renovation of Dunwoody United Methodist Church in Dunwoody, Georgia. Lyman Davidson Dooley provided a full architectural and interior design services.

The project consisted of a “fully- automated, motorized Chancel platform extension”, enlarged Chancel platform, Audio/Video, acoustics, sound system, video modifications that include: motorized acoustical banners; multiple projectors; LED wall washers; LED movers and theatrical lights; 3 motorized projection screens; new organ chambers, moveable organ console; new antiphonal organ; pipe organ; new choir loft; new LED house lights; modified pew layout; new AVL control booth; and, modified balcony.

Acoustic System installed in the Dunwoody  Methodist Church

View of Stage Set Up


October 19, 2018

Dedication Ceremony took place on October 19, 2018 in Covington, Georgia for the Newton County Judicial Center Expansion project.  The three-story Judicial Center Expansion includes approximately 25,000 sf of new construction and significant renovations to the following areas:  courtrooms, grand jury room, clerk of the courts office and magistrate offices, building core and common areas, and security checkpoint.  New additions include:  jury impaneling room, judges' chambers, juvenile courtroom, superior courtroom, district attorney's offices, and juvenile sally point.  Lyman Davidson Dooley provided a feasibility study, full architectural and interior design services.

The team included:  Rowland Davidson, Principal in Charge; Ben Starks, Senior Project Manager; David McBrayer, Programming; Milli Dunkin, Senior Interior Designer; Jordan Mayfield, Interior Designer; Production Designers:  Justin Thornton, Tabitha Trimm-Hooson, and Toya Bowen.

September 7, 2018

Groundbreaking ceremony took place of September 7, 2018 for Pinecrest Academy’s new 19,125 sf Lower School Classroom Building in Cumming, Georgia which is part of the master plan development by LDD. Full architectural and interior design services are being provided by LDD.

Ground Breaking Ceremony for Pinecrest Academy

May 31, 2018

Attached is a link to an article that was published in December in School Construction News about LDD's project at Middle Georgia State University.

Read our School Construction News article.

July 28 and August 4, 2018

Habitat for Humanity was a cause dear to our co-worker Krista Atwell, and LDD was honored to participate in a build for Habitat in memory of Krista and her infant son on Saturday, July 28, 2018 and Saturday, August 4, 2018. 

Photo of Krista

Build for Habitat For Humanity

May 31, 2018

LDD is proud to be the architect on 2 of the 6 pools listed in the attached article for some of the Best Public Pools in Atlanta! Mountain Park Aquatic Center and McKoy Pool.
Happy summer everyone!

Read the AJC article.

February 15, 2018

LDD is extremely proud of the Ridgeview Institute – Monroe Behavioral Healthcare project located in Monroe, GA. The project was a complete gut to the structural frame of the former Clearview Medical Center to provide a total of 70 patient beds and all associated Behavioral Health care components including a full kitchen and dining facility.

Owner: US HealthVest
Architect - LDD
Contractor: Carroll Daniel Construction Co.
Civil Engineer: Breedlove
MEP: Barrett Woodyard
Kitchen Designer: Camacho
Structural: KSi

February 3, 2018

GRAND OPENING – Middle Georgia State University Natural Science and Nursing Building Expansion (January 23, 2018)
Middle Georgia Status University held their grand opening on January 23 to unveil the expansion of the Natural Science and Nursing Building in Warner Robins, Georgia. The addition creates the space to expand one of the fastest growing degrees offered at the University. LDD was selected to provide full architecture and interior design services for the expansion that houses wet labs, physics lab, organic chemistry lab, microbiology lab, nursing simulation lab, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) classroom and faculty and administrative offices. The project incorporates the requirements of the Energy Efficiency & Sustainable Construction Act.