Harold Bubil

Architecture | Blog | Featured | Harold Bubil | Uncategorized 

Saving the built environment, including G.Wiz

Let’s start with some good news. The City of Sarasota will invest $500,000 in new windows, a new roof and other improvements to the Municipal… Read more »

Architecture | Blog | Harold Bubil 

Letter From Home: Adding depth to downtown Sarasota

The Herald-Tribune’s well-attended reception for AIA Florida Gold Medal-winning architect Guy Peterson on Aug. 16 touched on a number of subjects, including designing with sea-level… Read more »

Blog | Harold Bubil 

Letter From Home: Words matter

I hope you don’t mind if I take up 3 minutes of your time talking shop. Specifically, tools. For me, words are tools, and there… Read more »

Blog | Featured | Harold Bubil 

Letter From Home: 2016 Aurora Awards

It wasn’t a banner year for local builders and developers at the Southeast Building Conference in Orlando, but if you are one of the builders… Read more »

Architecture | Featured | Harold Bubil | Home 

Ryan Gamma, AIA Florida's Photographer of the Year

Ryan Gamma used to spend much of his workday treading water, and, as often as not, in over his head. Now he spends it backed… Read more »

Architecture | Harold Bubil 

Letter From Home: Big night for the Petersons, and Sarasota architecture

Guy Peterson’s big night at the American Institute of Architects’ Florida-Caribbean convention last weekend in Palm Beach came equipped with a surprise. The 2016 AIA… Read more »

Blog | Harold Bubil 

Letter From Home: The $3.9 million choice

Here is the decision for the wealthy northerner looking for a luxury second-home condo in Florida: Spend $4 million for a 46-year-old, 1,600-square-foot 2/2 overlooking… Read more »

Architecture | Blog | Harold Bubil 

Upcoming architecture events

Lectures by architects Carl Abbott and John Howey are on the SAF’s August calendar, while Guy Peterson will be the guest of honor at a… Read more »

Architecture | Blog | Harold Bubil 

Herald-Tribune to honor Peterson with panel, reception

Architect Guy Peterson, recipient of the 37th Gold Medal from the Florida-Caribbean chapter of the American Institute of Architects, will be the guest of honor… Read more »

Architecture | Blog | Harold Bubil 

Author John Englander on sea-level rise

Author and oceanographer John Englander, an expert on sea-level rise, addressed AIA-Florida today in Palm Beach. His message? Don’t panic, but take steps now. For… Read more »

Architecture | Blog | Featured | Harold Bubil 

Sarasota Mod Weekend 2016 puts focus on architect Victor Lundy

SARASOTA MOD WEEKEND, NOV. 11-13 The Lundy legacy Sarasota Architectural Foundation will focus on career of Victor Lundy in November By Harold Bubil harold.bubil@heraldtribune.com A… Read more »

Featured | Harold Bubil 

Letter From Home: Sarasota offers good value for luxury buyers

If you’ve got $5 million to blow and want to get the smallest home for your money, I’ve got the place for you. But if… Read more »

Architecture | Blog | Featured | Harold Bubil 

"Florida Buildings I Love"

Here is what I love about architecture: In a changing world, the buildings last. They are a signature of days gone by, days we often… Read more »

Architecture | Blog | Harold Bubil 

Letter From Home: Florida architects plan for 3 feet of sea-level rise

Finally taking a couple of vacation days late last month, I visited one of my favorite Florida locales, charming Mount Dora in Lake County. I… Read more »

Blog | Harold Bubil 

Letter From Home: The charm remains in New Orleans

In today’s letter, New Orleans rebounds, and AIA Florida/Caribbean begins its People’s Choice awards voting: If you follow me on Twitter (@htrealestate), you may have… Read more »

Blog | Harold Bubil 

Foreign-buyer specialist weighs in on Brexit vote

Pat Tan of Coldwell Banker specializes in the foreign real estate market. A native of Sunderland, England, who worked for many years in the London… Read more »

Architecture | Blog | Featured | Harold Bubil 

AIA Florida opens “people’s choice” voting

What is your favorite new building? The 3rd annual People’s Choice competition was launched today by the Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects… Read more »

Blog | Harold Bubil 

Aurora Award for Koral & Gobuty in Bradenton

Koral & Gobuty Developments’ Synergy Building Corp. has won three Aurora Awards from the Southeast Building Conference for its homes at Mirabella in Bradenton. The… Read more »

Blog | Harold Bubil | Neighborhoods 

Mattamy's first West Villages project: Renaissance

Mattamy Homes’ first community in North Port will be known as Renaissance at West Villages. Mattamy, a large, Canada-based home building company, is part of… Read more »

Architecture | Blog | Featured | Harold Bubil 

Big honors for architect Guy Peterson and photographer Ryan Gamma

Two Sarasotans have received particularly noteworthy honors from the Florida-Caribbean chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Architect Guy Peterson will receive AIA Florida’s Gold… Read more »