Abacus Architects

On our minds.

Architecture is always evolving, and we’d like to share some of our latest thinking with you.

The Awards Are In!

The 2020 Milwaukee Business Journal Awards, that is. Among many impressive recipients, our project for Nō Studios has won Best Renovation – Office. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the awards event has been postponed until Aug. 7, 2020 at The Pfister Hotel. The Project of the Year will be announced then. Congratulations to all … Continue reading The Awards Are In!

Featured Project: Colman Woods

It isn’t that often that we get the chance to work on a residential project as unique as this one. Take a look at the impressive Colman Woods, designed by Eric Halbur of Abacus Architects, located in Williams Bay, WI!

Officials hope to break ground this year on new innovation district in Sheboygan County

Original article posted Jan 14, 2020 by WTMJ-TV (Milwaukee). Abacus Architects designed the building and created the rendering seen at 1:00 in the video above. SHEBOYGAN COUNTY — Sheboygan hopes to break ground this year on its planned FreshTech Innovation District near the lakefront. The innovation district isn’t a new idea. City leaders first began the … Continue reading Officials hope to break ground this year on new innovation district in Sheboygan County

Another Successful Job by Abacus

Check it out! Located within the Nō Studios building in downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee Film is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to entertaining, educating, and engaging our community through cinematic experiences, with a vision to make Milwaukee a center for film culture. The area that Milwaukee Film calls home is used to support and foster local … Continue reading Another Successful Job by Abacus

Outside-of-the-box interview with Connor Sbrocco

Connor Sbrocco | About myself: I’m currently a rising senior attending Washington University in St. Louis studying architecture with a minor in entrepreneurship. Many of my design interests lie within bettering communities around us through impactful architecture and planning, with an emphasis on strategizing outside-of-the-box approaches to change the cities we live in. I also … Continue reading Outside-of-the-box interview with Connor Sbrocco

Milwaukee X Charlotte | Your People + Neighborhoods Matter

People + neighborhoods matter to our team @ Abacus Architects. What matters to you in your neighborhood? I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to represent our team at Abacus Architects and invest time learning, building relationships and community together in Charlotte, North Carolina so we can better serve you and your vision!!!  I invite … Continue reading Milwaukee X Charlotte | Your People + Neighborhoods Matter

Abacus Architects promotes Eric Halbur

Abacus Architects is proud to announce that Eric Halbur is now officially an Owner of Abacus Architects, Inc. Eric’s leadership is displayed daily  as a Designer, Project Manager and Office Manager of our Milwaukee office . Eric represents the Abacus brand well, and will be an important part of the Abacus Team today and well … Continue reading Abacus Architects promotes Eric Halbur

“The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | Delivery

We are finally to the fourth phase of the Abacus 4D Approach: Delivery. Our Delivery Phase is the integration of Project Construction Documents into actual construction of the facility. Up to this point, the development of the project (Discovery Phase through the Development Phase) was the responsibility of Abacus Architects, Johnsonville Sausage, IBC Engineering, Ambrose … Continue reading “The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | Delivery

“The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | Development

Sorry for the short break in our posts.  I have been busy working through items in the Delivery Phase of our 4D approach.  More on that later. Over the past few posts we have covered the Design Phase.  Today we kick off the third leg of the Abacus 4D Approach – “Development”.  The Development Phase … Continue reading “The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | Development

Abacus Architects promotes Blanke

Abacus Architects is proud to announce that Anne Blanke has been promoted to owner and principal. Blanke, 37, of Glenbeulah, has a B.A. in Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis and a B.A. in Interior Design from Mount Mary University.  She has played a very important role in making Abacus what it is today. … Continue reading Abacus Architects promotes Blanke