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Spring Awards Season

posted on March 6th, 2024  |  Read more

It’s Awards Season, and not just on the screen! Building and trade organizations and media outlets alike are recognizing design professionals nationwide this spring for pushing the envelope in architecture, construction, landscape architecture and interior design. We’ve been in the weeds (in the very best way) here in the office, and while we did not […]

Urban Modern Featured in Dwell

posted on November 8th, 2021  |  Read more

We were surprised and honored to find that Dwell Magazine, a publication we have long admired, published a piece on our Urban Modern project, a collaboration with Guy Peterson, Damien Blumetti, and Murray Homes.  An excerpt from the piece:  “Iconic modern design by world-renowned architect Guy Peterson is combined with the quality of builder Murray […]

Gilkey Wins Top Florida ASLA Honors

posted on November 10th, 2020  |  Read more

We are thrilled to announce that our Urban Modern project, a collaboration with Guy Peterson, Damien Blumetti and Murray Homes, has been honored with the highest awards the state of Florida has to offer for landscape architecture in 2020.  The Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects held its annual Design Awards Gala […]

Gilkey Team wins Best in Show

posted on August 20th, 2020  |  Read more

Our thanks to SRQ Daily for featuring this year’s Southeast Building Conference Aurora Awards, and the “Best in Show” designation for our Urban Modern Project. We were so thrilled to be part of this dynanite design team, featuring builder Murray Homes, architects Guy Peterson and Damien Blumetti, and our wonderful team of landscape architects, contractors, and […]

Gilkey Project Featured in AIA Magazine

posted on February 17th, 2020  |  Read more

We’re proud to have been included in the most recent publication by the Florida chapter of the American Institute of Architects, Florida Caribbean Architect magazine. The Lotus on Orange project was featured as the cover story in their winter 2020 issue.  “Designed for indoor-outdoor living, the house is a creation of concrete slabs and 45° […]

Gilkey’s Hermitage Master Plan Featured in Herald-Tribune

posted on January 28th, 2020  |  Read more

We were happy for the opportunity to spend a beautiful morning at The Hermitage Artist Retreat recently, where Michael walked through his master plan for the campus and ecological restoration with Earle Kimel from the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. The article covered the plans for the retreat beautifully.  “‘We quickly noticed two things,’ Gilkey said during a […]

GOLD: Best of American Living Awards

posted on January 28th, 2020  |  Read more

We are proud to announce that our Modern Coastal project, a collaboration with Michael K. Walker Associates, Jones Architecture, and Last Detail Interior Design, has won Gold in the 2019 Best of American Living Awards, an annual competition sponsored by the National Home Builders Association.  From the award application:  Located in a secluded, coastal neighborhood […]

Gilkey Discusses Grass Alternatives with Sarasota Magazine

posted on November 1st, 2019  |  Read more

Michael was happy to speak with journalists over at Sarasota Magazine recently for their feature on grass alternatives. Michael discussed the impact of container gardening:  “Landscape artist Michael Gilkey is a big fan of container gardening, which refers to growing plants in pots, planters, urns, vessels and boxes, instead of in the ground. Container gardening […]

SRQ Interviews Gilkey in Edible Feature

posted on September 10th, 2019  |  Read more

Michael was happy to talk with the folks over at SRQ Magazine recently about one of his favorite topics: Edible Landscaping.  Local Landscape Architect Michael Gilkey, Jr. of Michael A. Gilkey, Inc. designs edible spaces with everything from orchards to raised veggie boxes, herb forests and heat-tolerant apple and peach trees. “There’s a romance to […]

We’ve Been Scouted!

posted on April 30th, 2019  |  Read more

We are proud to be included in the fifth volume of The Scout Guide Sarasota! These gorgeous books launched over the weekend, showcasing local “inspiration and information for living beautifully.” Michael A. Gilkey, Inc. is honored to be the exclusive landscape architect in this year’s edition. We are so grateful to our Cherokee Park clients […]

Gilkey Team Wins Two Awards in February

posted on March 1st, 2019  |  Read more

Michael A. Gilkey, Inc. was honored with two awards in February: a 2019 Best of Houzz award from the leading social network for homeowners and home professionals, and a Silver Home of the Year Award from SRQ Magazine.  The Best of Houzz awards are granted for profiles that are voted on most frequently by the Houzz […]

Gilkey’s Team Wins FLAA Curriculum Challenge Award

posted on November 12th, 2018  |  Read more

We’re fortunate enough to have won several distinguished awards over the years for our work in the residential landscape architecture sector, and each of them is special to us. Our latest achievement, however, is a little different–and it’s one we’re exceptionally proud of.  The Future Landscape Architects of America (FLAA) is a non-profit organization focused […]