Design ArchitectGuy Peterson | Office for Architecture
In keeping with the heritage of the Sarasota School of Architecture, AQUA has been designed by award-winning renowned architect, Guy Peterson Office for Architecture in association with the Parker Walter Group. Guy Peterson Office for Architecture (OFA) is a design studio-based practice committed to excellence in architecture and most recently received the 2013 AIA Florida Firm of the Year Award.
Developers Jonathan McCague and Michael Adams
With over 50 years collectively of development experience, partners Jonathan McCague and Michael Adams, also an architect have been involved with more than $500 million in development projects and are committed to meticulously planning outstanding architecture with innovative design. Their vision is to create a modern style, world-class condominium that will be one of Sarasota’s most iconic buildings. They have also risen to the welcomed challenge of creating a building that is in sync with the current best practices in environmentally sound design and construction.
Contractor BCBE Construction LLC
Founded in Southwest Florida in the early 1970’s, BCBE Construction LLC offers the full spectrum of construction and remodeling services. BCBE Construction LLC enjoys a well-deserved reputation for honesty, integrity and efficiency, and guarantees that their team of supervisors, tradespeople and professionals is committed to exceptional work delivered on time and on budget. BCBE Construction LLC has helped shape the future of Florida; they have built more than 150 beachfront high-rise condominiums from Marco Island to St. Petersburg, Miami to Jacksonville.
Architect of Record Parker Walter Group, Inc.
Brent Parker of Parker Walter Group, Inc., (PWG) one of the most diverse award winning architectural/engineering firms in southwest Florida, is heading the design and production of the AQUA project on Golden Gate Point. Brent has designed multiple projects in this exclusive neighborhood, including the 2009 Streetscape project for the community. PWG is undertaking the AQUA project utilizing state-of-the-art Revit (business information modeling) software, giving both the client and buyers very unique visualization of the project.
Lighting Design Lux Populi
Lux Populi is one of the most progressive lighting practices globally. Based out of Mexico City, Lux Populi has created some of the most important residential projects in North America and worldwide, including private islands, resorts, vacation homes and private retreats. Known for creating tranquil, beautiful spaces, their work on condominiums blends subtlety with integration with the architecture. Lux Populi and Guy Peterson, Office for Architecture, AQUA’s design team, last created Ohana, THE prestige private retreat in the Sarasota region.
Interior Designer David K. Lowe
David K. Lowe is an award winning designer specializing in creating beautiful modern environments for discerning clients, developers, and architects. With over thirty years of experience, David has completed numerous iconic projects throughout the Sarasota area, including restaurants, libraries, museums, water-front homes and luxury condominiums. From conception, the focus is on light, space and form, to develop an honest “interior architecture,” with a minimalist palette of carefully selected materials and furnishings, rich in detail and texture.
Sales Premier Sotheby’s International Realty
Premier Sotheby’s International Realty associates Cheryl Loeffler and Joel Schemmel are both consistently ranked among the top one percent of real estate associates in Sarasota. With more than 700 associates and employees in 24 locations along Florida’s Gulf Coast and in the Carolinas, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty is ranked 37th among the 500 largest brokers in the U.S.
Art Curator State of the Arts Gallery
State of the Arts Gallery will be curating modern art for the common areas of AQUA; the art will be on a rotating schedule. Focused on offering collectors the opportunity to acquire art by Sarasota legacy artists, the gallery’s artwork includes paintings, mixed media on paper, collages, metal, wood and stone sculpture, as well as some innovative mediums which are “outside of the box.” Located on State Street in the center of Sarasota’s historic downtown district, the gallery is one of the anchors in the arts and culture community.
Wine Consultant Jeff Rubin | Vin Cella
Jeff Rubin, owner of Vin Cella, is guiding the AQUA team on their wine room design and will be consulting AQUA residents regarding their individual wine storage cabinets. Vin Cella is one of the most luxurious wine storage and tasting facilities in the world, combining new world technology with old world charm. Vin Cella offers a wide range of services and amenities to enhance your wine collecting experience and complement your Sarasota lifestyle.