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JRA (Jack Rouse Associates)

Named by The Wall Street Journal as one of the world's more prominent design firms, JRA (Jack Rouse Associates) is a group of writers, planners, designers, media producers and project managers based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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JRA and Appleton Estate Pour Up a Rum Experience to Please the Palette and Stimulate the Senses

J. Wray & Nephew Ltd., a part of the Campari Group and producer of some of the world’s finest rums, recently opened its newly renovated Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience (JS-AERE) in Siloah, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica.

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Experience JRA's Latest Project Through "The Mind's Eye"

As part of its 40th anniversary celebrations, Science Centre Singapore (SCS) recently opened its entrance gallery with the unveiling of "The Mind's Eye", an exhibition on illusions and human perception. 

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Case studies

The Making of The Mind Museum, A 2014 Thea Award Recipient

This year, the TEA honored The Mind Museum with the Award for Outstanding Achievement – Science Museum. Comprised of 4,900 square meters of “minds on” and “hands on” exhibits, The Mind Museum, located in Taguig’s Bonifacio Global City development, was masterplanned by JRA and is the first world-class science museum in the Philippines. The 2014 Thea Award marks the fifth time a JRA-designed project has received this distinguished honor and the first time an Asian science museum has been recognized.

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The Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience: Crafting History
Appleton Estate is the oldest rum distillery in continuous production, dating back over 250 years. Recently the Estate's tour underwent a $7.2 million makeover, which was planned, designed and realized by JRA. The 51,000-square-foot indoor and outdoor attraction features an introductory video, exhibits, tasting rooms, a restaurant with a lounge and jerk pit, a retail space, and an extensive, multi-sensory tour of the Estate grounds. Have a look!

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Rick O'Connell,
Senior Project Designer

Throughout his 17 years in the industry, Rick O'Connell's ability to design unique and exciting concepts for a diverse range of projects and clients have served him well, both as Senior Project ...

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