Author: Nikki Grayburn

Another year has come and gone, and we are gearing up for another Pittsburgh Marathon Race Weekend! The FedEx Ground Pittsburgh Marathon Relay was so popular last year, we have two, five-person teams hitting the pavement this Sunday on the 26.2 mile course. It’s not just any race, this year we are running for Team…

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Rendering vs. Reality

If you follow the A/E/C industry, you may have noticed that the term “rendering” is thrown around casually these days. It can be hard to distinguish the inspiration for a project from the plans for the real thing. It’s no secret that the design process varies heavily from client to client, project to project, but…

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Pittsburgh, PA – IKM is thrilled to announce the advancement of four key individuals to the role of Principal at IKM Architecture: Tami Greene, Matt Hansen, John Keelan, and Jonathan Lusin. The group will join the five existing principals in market sector development, client relationship development, thought leadership and strategic visioning of the firm. John…

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“What people say, what people do, and what they say they do are entirely different things.” -Margaret Mead   When I joined an architecture firm for the first time a year ago, I was drawn to being part of something bigger than myself (literally) that I could not only appreciate, but see and experience in…

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I’ve known since I was 12 years old that I would use my design talents to impact underrepresented communities, and I never expected that journey would bring me to Pittsburgh.      In 2011, I was invited to Pittsburgh from Florida by the UDREAM Program at Carnegie Mellon University. UDREAM, the Urban Design Regional Employment…

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 31-Exam Room Outpatient Center in Hampton Township Opens this Week PITTSBURGH, September 6th, 2017 – The newest UPMC Outpatient Center is fostering a revival of Hampton Township three years in the making. Set on a prominent corner of Mount Royal Boulevard and William Flynn Highway, the 3-story, 43,000 square foot ambulatory care facility is designed…

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When our summers interns first walked through the doors of 2200 11 Stanwix this June, they had a few goals set out for themselves – and myths to bust – for their first real experiences at a growing firm. We reluctantly had to say goodbye last Friday, but not without one last homework assignment before…

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“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” – Marcus Garvey   Throughout its rich history and metamorphosis as a firm, IKM has remained at the forefront of creating significant, meaningful architecture in Pittsburgh and the surrounding region. Now in its 11th decade, several of these…

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