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PITTSBURGH, February 9, 2017 – Leading architecture firm, IKM Incorporated opened its new corporate office at Eleven Stanwix Street this week in favor of mobility, openness, and collaboration. The future LEED Gold CI Certified suite boasts 360° views of Mount Washington, Downtown Pittsburgh and the Confluence of the Three Rivers. Construction on this project began…

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On Friday, the staff gathered for an update, the first bi-weekly construction progress report for the new IKM office space on the 22nd floor of 11 Stanwix in downtown Pittsburgh.  IKM’s project architect in charge of construction administration of the new space, Jason Hindes, AIA, briefed the group crowded in the conference room. Construction began…

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Staff News from IKM Architects

IKM’s Specifications and Constructability Specialist, Bob Bailey, AIA, LEED AP, CSI, CCS, recently won a “Communications Award” at the recent CSI, Construction Specifications Institute, convention for his outstanding effort in the communication of CSI related topics and activities.   This was awarded this for all his researching, designing, editing and publishing of a professional, educational and…

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IKM’s graduate architect, Daniel Snider, volunteered to be the first entrant for IKM’s Instagram TakeOverTuesday, on Tuesday, September 6; the day after the long Labor Day holiday weekend. A veteran Instagrammer, Snider elected to share photos of a project that he has labored on for the past 17 months, the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre addition, named…

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The Engineering and Science (E&S) Building at the University of Pittsburgh Johnstown campus is getting a major renovation that is driven in large part by concern for sustainability.  The project, designed by IKM Incorporated, Pittsburgh architects, and currently under construction, is seeking LEED certification. The envelope of the Engineering and Science Building will remain mostly…

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Two IKM staffers with a passion for document production quality are implementing a staff-led cohort designed to study, analyze and educate the office as a whole regarding constructability issues pertinent to the field of architectural design. The cohort aims to bring lessons learned, best practices, and industry experts to the staff as a part of…

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At the groundbreaking for the Murtha Center, Joyce Murtha quoted President Theodore Roosevelt who once said, “It is not the critic who counts; … the credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena.” She said, “I think Jack liked that because when things got tough, he could read it and think, ‘I…

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IKM Incorporated, Pittsburgh-based architects, celebrated with UPMC today the groundbreaking on a new outpatient facility in Hampton Township. The design that started in December 2014, received final Township approvals in February this year, entered a new phase with the ceremonial groundbreaking, signaling the beginning of construction. “Having completed the successful design for the LEED Certified…

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As the District and community celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Chartiers Valley Middle School and High School, smiles of the young and old beamed with pride and hearts were filled with happiness from participants as they shared and discussed the many images of their soon to be constructed schools that surrounded them at this…

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