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APD Provides Franchisee’s with Seamless Design Assistance

APD’s strength lies in working closely with clients as they roll-out National and Multi-site retail programs.

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Publications

Case Study—ALDI, Inc. in Philadelphia, PA – Germantown

A mixed-use residential-retail project that required intense coordination between involved parties.

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In the News

Rochester Top 100—10th

2018 saw APD place 10th on the list of Rochester’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies.

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In the News

Michael Hochdel, RA Becomes a Member at APD

Ringing in 2019, Mr. Hochadel is APD’s latest Member! With APD since 2012, Mr. Hochadel is excited to be entering this next phase of his career.

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In the News

APD Provides Land and Drone Surveying Services Using State-of-the-Art Equipment

In 2019, APD began providing construction layout services. Since then, APD has developed a complete, high-tech, Survey Department, complete with a licensed Commercial Drone Pilot / FAA certified sUAS 107 remote pilot.

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In the News

Rochester Business Journal—The List: Architectural Firms

2016 was a banner year for APD and saw the culmination of 20 years in business.

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Giving Back

The Veteran’s Outreach Center and Golf Fore Vets 2020

APD was pleased to support the Veterans Outreach Center’s Golf Fore Vets 2020.

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Publications

Case Study—ALDI, Inc. in Chicago, IL

An atypical space for ALDI provided some unique challenges to fit the standard prototype.

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Giving Back

Annual Charity Donations

Employee nominated and voted on, APD supports 3 employee chosen charities each year.

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Publications

Case Study—ALDI, Inc. – Deep Foundations

A Geotechnical Soils Report that indicated poor soil conditions led to a change in the typical foundation design.

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In the News

Canstruction Entry—Sorting Out Hunger

In an effort to give back, and have a lot of fun, APD entered a team into the 2017 Canstruction® event help in Rochester, New York.

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Giving Back

Blitz Week With Ontario County Habitat for Humanity

Ontario County Habitat for Humanity is a fully autonomous, non-profit, tax-exempt organization which is responsible for its own fundraising.

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Publications

Prototype Design and Management – An APD Specialty

APD is the Prototype Architect for several National prototype programs and works with dozens of other clients providing prototype design services.

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In the News

Canstruction Entry—Let’s Play!

In 2018 the theme was Let’s Play! The competition was stiff and the 30,000+ cans that were used to build the sculptures were ultimately donated to Foodlink.

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In the News

Uncle Sharkii Poke Bar Poised for Significant Growth in 2020

APD is working with Uncle Sharkii Poke Bar to design their latest restaurant in California. Poised for significant growth in 2020, Uncle Sharkii offers poke bowls.

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Publications

Case Study—ALDI, Inc. in Philadelphia, PA – Fairmount

APD’s design team had to overcome an unusual lot shape to layout a site that would servce the client’s business model.

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Perceptions

10 Challenges and Benefits of 3D Printed Buildings

Ten Challenges and Benefits of 3D-Printed Buildings was written by APD for submission in the Talk of the Towns & Topics, a magazine of the Association of Towns of the State of New York

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In the News

RBJ – ALDI Expansion Delivers Growth at Victor Firm

2015 was a growth year for APD, in part due to their relationship with Aldi, Inc. 2016 was also APD’s 20th anniversary in which they saw new leadership take the helm.

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Publications

Case Study—Monro, Inc. Headquarters

Space was at a premium and expansion was necessary. APD creative a design solution to solve the problem.

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Publications

APD’s Survey Department Provides a Variety or Surveying Services on Projects Large or Small

APD provides many different types of surveying.

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In the News

RBJ—APD Helps ALDI Grow in U.S.

A chance airplane conversation led to a long-term partnership between Aldi, Inc. and APD, end eventually to this article that was in the Rochester Business Journal.

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Publications

Experienced Staff Provide Fire Station and Emergency Response Services Design and Assistance

APD staff has experience working on Fire Station and Emergency Response facilities throughout NYS.

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Giving Back

APD Chosen for Veteran Outreach Center’s Richards House Campus Renovation

APD recently completed the building and site designs for the Veteran’s Outreach Center Richards House Campus Renovation on South Avenue in Rochester, NY.

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In the News

Rochester Top 100—28th

In 2017, APD entered Rochester’s Top 100 and placed 28th on the list of Rochester’s Fastest Growing Companies.

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In the News

APD Has a Licensed Drone Pilot

APD’s Survey Department has a licensed Commercial Drone Pilot; FAA certified sUAS 107 remote pilot.

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In the News

APD’s Survey Team Uses Drone Technology

APD’s Survey Team uses Drone Technology for 2D and 3D work.

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Publications

Case Study—Jack in the Box Prototype Redesign

In an effort to reduce the construction costs of Jack in the Box’s new internal prototype redesign, APD reviewed the design and made cost-cutting suggestions.

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Publications

APD Has Provided Value-Added Design Services to Many Restaurants

APD provides Architecture, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, MEP Engineering and Surveying to our restaurant clients.

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Publications

Case Study—ALDI, Inc. in Marietta, OH

APD recognized this location was in a Floodplain upon initial plan review and subsequently designed a flood-proof solution.

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Publications

Case Study—ALDI, Inc. in Punta Gorda, FL

A variety of National locations require specific design challenges. For example, this store located in Southern Florida and in a designated High Velocity Hurricane Zone.

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Publications

Case Study—Curbside Pickup During a Pandemic

As an essential business, ALDI remained open during COVID-19, but needed to address client needs and concerns. One solution was Curbside Pick-up.

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Publications

Case Study—Ikoniq and Live Nation

The Live Nation Project was not short on creativity and ingenuity, but it was short on time!

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In the News

Rochester Top 100—26th Place!

With 2016 being a year of growth for APD, they submitted for the first time to the Rochester’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Firms. Much to their surprise, they achieved 26th on the list of fastest growing firms in Rochester.

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Publications

APD Provides Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Services

APD provides a variety of FEMA services to assist clients in removing properties from the FEMA Floodplain maps.

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