About Us

For us, design is not about what we do,
it’s about why we do it.

We believe human-centered design should be just that: human. Through focused collaborative sessions with you and your stakeholders, we let the unique scope, nature, and character of each project reveal itself by asking the right questions. We become extensions of your organization understanding the unique challenges ahead for your people, community, and industry and exploring solutions to produce a result that enriches the human experience. 

Our Mission

IKM’s mission is to provide innovative and informed architecture that positively impacts the world through leadership in understanding, exploration and decision making.

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Our Vision

Curiosity, knowledge, and technology drive us to improve the human experience through design.

Our Values

People

We believe that our people are extraordinary. Their growth is cultivated by a culture of curiosity, communication, education, and equality; where all staff can learn and grow to their greatest potential.

Relationships

We connect with others through honesty, respect, and empathy to work as a team to make a difference.

Transformational Change

Our client’s most complex challenges are solved through our leadership in new areas of thought, research, and technology.

Knowledge

Our strength lies in understanding the technical, cultural, and economic factors that are critical to our client’s mission. Our mastery of these factors informs our work, in all stages of design, to improve the human experience.

Design

We think beyond technical solutions to integrate craft, beauty, and delight into the built environment. We believe that the creation of the built environment is an optimistic endeavor. It is a gesture of faith toward the future.

Fiscal Responsibility

The responsible stewardship of our business requires prudent and thoughtful fiscal decisions. The future of our firm depends on the wisdom of the choices we make now.

Architectural Services

Site Analysis
Program Development
Conceptual Design
Schematic Design
Design Development
Bidding or Negotiated Pricing
Construction Documentation & Specification
Sun studies
Zoning Analysis
LEED® /Sustainability Analysis/ Scorecard
3-D Image Development
Animation Studies
Building Information Modeling (BIM)
Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CADD)
Administration of Construction Contract
Construction Site Observation
Graphic Design & Signage
Food Service Planning
Detailed Cost Development
Post-Occupancy Evaluation

Planning Services

Campus Master Planning
Comprehensive City Planning
Zoning & Annexation Studies
Redevelopment Planning
Strategic Planning
Site Analysis, Evaluation &
Selection
Feasibility Studies
Facility Assessments
Transportation System Planning
Participatory Planning & Conflict Resolution
Urban Design

Interior Design

Interior Standards
Conceptual Design
Installation Documents & Specifications
Computer Aided Design & Drafting
Color & Finish Consultation
Artwork & Plant Consultation and Specifications
Bidding & Negotiated Pricing
Administration of Furnishings Contract Installation
Furniture Evaluation
Site Observation
Custom Millwork & Furnishings Design
Graphic Design & Signage
Maintenance Specifications/Seminars
Post Occupancy Evaluation