SRQ Magazine
2017 Home of the Year Awards

Sarasota Magazine, March 2016
Transparent—Glass Stars in a Striking New Residence West of the Trail

SRQ Magazine
2012 Home of the Year Awards

Sarasota Convention & Visitors Bureau
Tour Sarasota Architecture 2009

Biz941, June 2009
If I Were Mayor….bold ideas from 10 leaders

SRQ Magazine, March 2009
Home of the Year Winners

Sarasota Magazine, March 2009
Green Dream, a new Florida cottage makes environmental history

Scene Magazine, April/May 2009
Modern Style and High Function

"My Design work was completely in sync with their vision and eye for good design….it fits the way they wanted to live."
—Dale Parks

The Sarasota Observer, May 25, 2006
Dale Parks Interview

Sarasota/Manatee Business Magazine, October 2005
The Wow Factor—Winning Commercial Designs for 2005

Sarasota Magazine, June 2005
Get on the Bus: A Lively New Bus Station Makes Public Transportation Look Good

“In short, this facility really works well, while making a strong statement about our city. It expresses a newly invigorated downtown spirit…and it does so with a fanciful, functional design.”
 —Architecture Writer, Richard Storm

SRQ Magazine, February 2005
Creative Architecture Helps Define The Values Of A City

 Sarasota Herald Tribune, February 20, 2005
Ticket to Ride: Bus station’s progressive design puts the spotlight on architect Dale Parks

“Color, creativity, and the advancement of architecture are always in play in his designs.”
 —Architecture Writer, Anastasia Bowen

Sarasota Magazine, October 2004
Home and Garden Annual: “Parks’ Place”

“Parks transformed a 1500 square foot duplex in Laurel Park neighborhood, taking it from sad to sassy…”
—Real Estate Writer, Marsha Fottler

Florida/Caribbean Architect Magazine, Summer 2004
Sarasota County Bus Transfer Facility 

 Sarasota Herald Tribune, April 25, 2004
Modern—The Next Generation

“A new generation is designing significant buildings that represent the state of the art.”
 —Architecture Writer, Harold Bubil

Florida International Magazine, March 2004
Bird Key Drive Residence

SRQ Magazine, October 2003
AIA No Brakes Theoretical Design

Florida/Caribbean Architect Magazine, Fall 2002
2002 Awards For Excellence In Architecture: G.Wiz/Blivas Science and Technology Center

Recipient of Merit Award “For the use of modern elements and courageous design…”
—International jury comments

Florida/Caribbean Architect Magazine, Winter 2001
G.Wiz/Blivas Science and Technology Center 

Sarasota Herald Tribune, December 10, 2000
The incongruous architect: Dale Parks makes his mark on Sarasota style

“In his customary surfer’s tan, T shirt and jeans, Dale Parks looks like a beach bum out of Malibu. But the architect is one of the most resolute designers in Sarasota.”
 —Architecture Writer, Joan Altabe

City Tempo Magazine, November/December 2000

Sarasota Magazine, November 2000
G. Wiz/Blivas Science and Technology Center

“…one of the most interesting building edges I’ve ever seen. My eye dances across the lines, which are crisp against the sky, then races back to read their huddled forms.”
 —Architecture Writer, Jon-Paul Lussier

Downtown Magazine, August/September 2000
Master Builders

“The high profile of this energetic, triple-threat design firm is more than a façade.”
 —Architecture Writer, William Hutchinson

Sarasota Magazine, October 1999
Home and Garden Annual: The Modern Spirit—Bird Key Drive Residence

“There’s a harmony, an Asian serenity in these rooms, that my husband and I love.”
 —Quote from client

Architectural Record Magazine, March 1997
Sarasota Bay Residence


Style Magazine, May 1996
Sarasota Bay Residence