As people gather in the homes of friends and family during the holiday season, it’s easy to forget that many people may spend this time at local hospitals, health care facilities, and community support organizations. But these spaces don’t have to be bereft of holiday cheer, which is why Nemetschek Vectorworks is sponsoring the nationwide GINGERTOWN initiatives for the second year in a row: a one-of-a-kind program that brings together architects, engineers, and contractors across various cities to create communities of gingerbread houses for a good cause.
For the fifth year in a row, Nemetschek Vectorworks employees and their families gathered at Virginia’s Arlington National Cemetery to participate in PLANET’s annual Renewal and Remembrance beautification project on July 28. Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), the national trade association for landscape and lawn care industry professionals, considers this event the largest green industry day of service in the United States. Other event partners included the Professional Grounds Management Society, as well as Platinum sponsors Caterpillar, Inc. and New Holland Construction.
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As we shared in a previous article, Nemetschek Vectorworks was proud to sponsor Gingertown in Dallas, Nashville, and Washington, DC. Last week, architects in these cities gathered to implement their designs for this year's Gingertown World Games Park site plan.
A winter sports village built of gingerbread, coated in icing, and decked out with jelly beans, gumdrops, and candy canes will come to life this December as Gingertown returns once again to celebrate the creativity, generosity, and civic spirit of the Washington-area design, building, and real estate communities in Dallas, Nashville, and Washington, D.C. This annual initiative, founded in 2006 by David M. Schwarz Architects, will delight the eyes and spread holiday cheer to a host of local organizations that will receive the scrumptious structures.
Topics: Architecture, Clark Nexsen, Gingertown, GPI, Hickok Cole, JBG Rosenfeld Retail, The JBG Companies, Walter P Moore, ZGF Architects, Community, Craig Williams, David M Schwarz Architects, Eric Colbert Associates, Esocoff & Associates, Frankies Folio, Geppetto Catering, GTM Architects, James G. Davis Construction, PageSoutherlandPage, Pennoni