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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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“Every great design begins with an even better story.”—Lorinda Mamo The Chartiers Valley Middle school and High School have been under construction for almost a year now, and the opening of the Middle School this Fall is just around the corner. In that year, the hilltop site along I-79 has transformed in an effort to design…

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“The real purpose of running isn’t to win a race. It’s to test the limits of the human heart.”           —Bill Bowerman, track and field coach and co-founder of Nike, Inc.   This Sunday, our Fedex Ground Pittsburgh Marathon Relay team will lace up their running shoes, or as Pittsburgh Moms call them,…

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  “Buildings are not commodities that can be replaced with the next hot product. They house the people that are most precious to us and the activities that are most critical to education, production, community, and health outcomes. Design for the highest performance over the long term.” – Vivian Loftness, Elsevier Interview   Last week,…

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“Light is the first element of design; without it there is no color, form, or texture.” – Thomas E. Farin   It’s no secret that well-executed lighting design is essential to creating more productive workplaces, fostering employee well being, and lifting the spirits of visitors when they walk through the doors. Gone are the days of…

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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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