IKM Inc

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From moving to a newly designed office to a completing a full rebrand, IKM has experienced a period of great change and excitement in 2017. As one of the AIA PA Firms Fostering Emerging Professionals, IKM is continuing a landmark year by expanding our AXP Program with the IKM Summer Internship Program. This week, we welcomed Jamie Tyler, Shannon…

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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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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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Seeking to achieve energy reduction for all new buildings as part of the 2030 Commitment, the IKM design team employs knowledge, skill and tools to craft a design befitting each client’s goals and objectives. The design team set their sights on LEED Certification for the new UPMC Hampton Ambulatory Care Center. “Having recently completed the…

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As part of IKM’s mission “to provide innovative and informed services that positively impact the world,” the firm often sends staff to conferences to further their education – thus staying “informed.” Such was the case recently with IKM’s VP of Corporate Communication, Patty Swisher, attending the “RaganDisney” conference, “Social Media Conference for PR, Marketing and…

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IKM’s success in delivering ongoing healthcare design on the hospital’s main campus along with their credentials and portfolio in healthcare design for major clients in the region made IKM the firm of choice for the design of the new Outpatient Surgery Center at University Town Centre. “We are excited about being able to engage our…

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The American Institute of Architects, Pittsburgh Chapter kicked off its annual events related to Design Pittsburgh 2015 and IKM was there. As First Vice President of the Board for AIA Pittsburgh, IKM’s principal architect and COO, Michael McDonnell, AIA, was invited to Comcast Newsmakers to discuss the events that make up Design Pittsburgh 2015 and…

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