Place + Space

This blog is your resource to explore and consume architecture in a new way. Expand your knowledge, make some beautiful connections, and find some surprises, too. We’re honored to share in the discovery!

Proto Profiles: Brittany Mellinger

WHO WE ARE. WHAT WE DO. HOW WE WORK. Get to know PROTO Construction’s Office Coordinator, Brittany Mellinger! My name is Brittany Mellinger. I have worked at PROTO since November 2016. My favorite lunch is a spicy chicken curry. On a Saturday afternoon you’ll find me gardening or hiking. My most loved tool is my Read More

LightFair Philadelphia 2017

TONO Architects visited the 2017 Lightfair International show in Philadelphia to be a part of the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference. Here were a few lighting designs that imaginatively captured our attention—illuminating new ideas about lighting solutions for the future of interior design, architecture, and urban planning!

Proto Profiles: Dan Witmer

WHO WE ARE. WHAT WE DO. HOW WE WORK. Get to know PROTO Construction’s Project Manager, Dan Witmer! My name is Dan Witmer. I have worked at PROTO since March 2016. My favorite lunch is the Maryland crab cake sliders from Mick’s Pub. The coolest PROTO project I worked on was Silver Heron. (View the Read More

PROTO Profiles: Janell Sitler

WHO WE ARE. WHAT WE DO. HOW WE WORK. Get to know PROTO Construction’s Project Specialist, Janell Sitler! My name is Janell Sitler. I have worked at PROTO since June 2015. Something you’ll always find on my desk is Hot Sauce. The coolest PROTO project I worked on was they’re all cool! On a Saturday Read More

The Renovation of Two Cousins Pizza

“We did the whole thing in 14 days,” said PROTO’s project manager Jeff Garner. Owners Frank and Lorenzo Bonura originally contacted PROTO Construction to renovate their restaurant, Two Cousins Pizza in Stevens, Pennsylvania, because of their personal relationship with PROTO Construction’s project manager, Jeff Garner. As a longtime customer and friend, Garner was excited to Read More