BJAC Releases Podcast on Choosing New Construction Rather Than Renovation

Principal Architect Jennifer Amster Discusses Working with Clients to Find Solutions in the Design Process

Raleigh, NC, September 30, 2012 --( Dan Fields, AIA and principal of BJAC Raleigh, pa (, an architectural firm offering professional architectural and design services to healthcare, education, municipal and research clients, has announced the release of a podcast on choosing new construction rather than renovation in building design. In the podcast, Jennifer Amster, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, principal and director of higher education projects, discusses the various levels of renovation and working with clients to determine when to renovate an existing structure or when to begin a new construction project. This podcast can be found at:

“When considering a new project with the potential for renovation, the architect and client collaborate to make the best and most meaningful decisions so that the project meets the demands of programs and operations now and into the future,” said Amster. “At BJAC, we help clients understand the options available, while providing information and communication to streamline the decision-making process.”

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About BJAC:
Architectural firm BJAC, pa, offers professional services for specialized, complex institutional projects. The firm provides design expertise to healthcare, K-20 education, research, museum and municipal clients, along with a broad range of in-depth services, including architectural design, pre-design, programming, design, master planning, interior design, construction management, contract administration and design build. Established in 1994 by CEO and Managing Principal Lou Jurkowski, FAIA, BJAC is one of the largest woman-owned architectural design firms in the Southeast, with offices in Raleigh and Charlotte. In 2010, BJAC was awarded Firm of the Year by the North Carolina Chapter of The American Institute of Architects (AIANC). Most recently, the firm was awarded the 2011 Pinnacle Steady Growth and Profitability Master Award by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. For more information, please call BJAC at (919) 833-8818 or visit

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