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Virginia Zoo

Lyall Design checking in on construction progress at the Virginia Zoo. Things are wrapping up and looking great! The Virginia Zoo is excited to share the World of Reptiles with the public. This is a state-of-the-art overhaul of the zoo's reptile building. 

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Chuck Wermers
Gobalinx International Connectivity Hub
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Lyall Design Architects is excited to work with Greg Twitt, founder and president of Globalinx Data Centers, in the planning of an “international connectivity hub”.  This facility is the first carrier-neutral data center to make use of the new transoceanic cable landing in Virginia Beach.  The cable was installed by Telefonica International Wholesale Services USA Inc. who is partnered with Microsoft and Facebook.The cable, dubbed “Marea,” will “help meet the growing customer demand for high speed, reliable connections for cloud and online services. 

Lyall Design Architects was the Architect of Record for Telephonic's distribution hub facility.

Learn more about the new transatlantic cable here.

Chuck Wermers
Computer Imaging Reference Systems, Inc.

Construction Progress. The exterior is mostly complete and work continues on the interiors.  CIRS (Computer Imaging Reference Systems, Inc) is recognized as a leader in the manufacturer of tissue equivalent phantoms and simulators for medical imaging, radiation therapy and procedural training.

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Exterior Construction Progress

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 Architects Rendering

Architects Rendering

Chuck Wermers
525 Apartments at Historic Kempsville

Construction is nearly complete and tenants are moving in.  525 is a new apartment community incorporating the an adaptive reuse of the existing Kempsville High School as lofts and a clubhouse along with two new buildings.

Located in the new Kempsville historic district and the intersection at a major traffic intersection, this large building tries to bring scale in detail to the site while supporting the goals of the community.

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Exterior view

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Internal parking and balcony access to units.

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The original 1940's Kempsville High School has been restored and converted to rental loft units

Regional Emergency Communications Center and Dare County Emergency

Lyall Design, in collaboration with Schrader Group, present a new Public Safety Facility in Dare County, NC. 

Dare, Hyde and Tyrrell are the first three counties in North Carolina to consolidate emergency 911 communications. Once calls are dispatched from the new facility, 911 staff will be communicating with over 50 agencies to provide emergency services in a three county area that covers approximately 3,400 miles. The average number of calls has been estimated at 153,000 per year or one call every 30 seconds.

The new building also provides administrative offices for Dare County EMS, Dare County Emergency Management, the Dare County Fire Marshal, and serves as the Dare County Emergency Operations Center (EOC), where agencies come together to work during emergency response and recovery operations, such as hurricanes.

The 18,230 s.f. facility is located in Manteo, North Carolina.  

Chuck Wermers
Randly Lyall interviewd by Inside Business Quarterly

Randy Lyall is founder of Lyall Design, an architectural and interior design firm that has been recognized for its distinguished designs for more than 25 years.

What is your idea of success? The satisfaction of my role as a single father to my amazing daughter, now grown, while also having committed my career to the values that “design matters” and striving to make a difference ... a balance of responsibilities for which I am most proud...

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Chuck Wermers
Classic Design for Modern Living

Coastal Arts and Crafts designs for Stylish New Apartments in Suffolk are being developed by Lyall Design Architects.  The one and two bedroom apartments feature full, traditional covered porches and a modern styled interiors.  Classic Design for modern living.  The community will feature the same classic styling along with a pool and other amenities.

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Chuck Wermers
CIRS

New Building now under construction for CIRS. CIRS is recognized as a leader in the manufacturer of tissue equivalent phantoms and simulators for medical imaging, radiation therapy and procedural training.

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Chuck Wermers