Beginning November, 2012, Bessolo Design Group (BDG), of St. Petersburg, FL, celebrates 25 years providing architectural, interior design, and engineering services throughout the USA. Founder, Kevin Bessolo marks this quarter-century anniversary with a yearlong series of events honoring valued clients, loyal employees, their families — and the architecture that brought them together over time. “
A Perfect Way to Mark 25 Years
BDG designed one of the first assisted living facilities in the state of Florida to receive Silver Level certification from the LEED green building rating system. The Inn on the Pond was designed with building sustainability and reverence for the natural environment front and center. This green achievement marks the next chapter for Bessolo, which plans to make green design a core approach as they embark on the next 25 years.
The First 25 Years
BDG made its name in the architectural design industry by designing innovative and uplifting senior living residences and facilities, including- independent living facilities, assisted living facilities, memory care/Alzheimer’s living facilities, adult day care facilities, and skilled nursing facilities. Bessolo Design Group also specializes in surgery centers, MOB-medical office buildings, AHCA-approved surgery centers, and wellness centers. In addition, BDG also has expertise working with HUD/housing authorities, community projects, hospitality, multi-family, retail, affordable housing, single-family residential, commercial and mixed use projects.
About Bessolo Design Group
Bessolo Design Group employs the latest in CADD, BIM, and LEED design principals to go “Beyond Conventional.” BDG is on a constant mission to propel ideas for beautiful buildings into action, exceeding the client’s expectation time and time again. Its passionate design team coordinates BDG’s in-house disciplines to keep communication clear, budgets and schedules maintained, and projects perfectly integrated — all to provide consistent, boundary-defying architectural, design, and engineering solutions.
Client service is central to Bessolo Design Group’s approach, which provides original custom designs that enhance the lives of users and residents. From new and renovated facilities, Bessolo Design Group, Inc. offers creative architecture solutions alongside KEM Engineers, Inc.; a long-standing, well-coordinated partnership focused on quality, maintaining development budgets and construction costs. In concert, BDG and KEM provide long-term viability and lasting value to their clients through the use of economic materials and effective building configurations that meet ever changing market conditions.
For additional information about Bessolo Design Group, Inc./KEM Engineers, Inc. and the services we offer, please contact the Director of Business Development or Kevin Bessolo at 727-894-4453.
About BDG’s President: Kevin Bessolo, American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Kevin Bessolo, AIA, is the firm principal of Bessolo Design Group. After receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree and Master of Architecture degree from the University of Michigan, Mr. Bessolo embarked on a design career in Colorado focusing primarily on medical and assisted living facilities. After moving to the state of Florida, Mr. Bessolo expanded his design expertise in a wide range of projects, including medical, multi-family, assisted living, community-oriented, corporate, commercial, education, and retail facilities.
During his career, Mr. Bessolo and his firm has been recognized nationally in several publications and has won numerous outstanding design awards.
Mr. Bessolo is a registered architect in the states of Florida, Connecticut, Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Arkansas, N.C.A.R.B. certified in all states, and is a Member of American Institute of Architects A.I.A.