Author: Adam Warner

As of 2018, gender equity and racial and ethnic diversity have improved. Thanks to a study by NCARB in 2019, there is recent information available for percentage makeups of women in architecture. 50% of AXP candidates were women, a first in history, and “the first year on record that any cohort has seen equal representation…

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March 25, 2020, IKM held a public bid opening for an educational project in Armstrong County. What made this bid so unique? It was done via video conference. With an ever-evolving reality as to what was and was not deemed safe, IKM worked closely with district officials and their solicitors to devise a way to…

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Making an impact in the our community is an important part of IKM’s mission. IKM’s employees reflect our work by actively being involved in the Pittsburgh community and make a difference in a variety of ways. Coaching today’s youth in high school Lacrosse is one of those ways. Why Lacrosse? Mandy Payne is IKM’s Marketing…

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Architecture has, and still is, a predominantly male-centric field. Though the history of architecture in the western world is vast (dating to approximately 11,600 BCE), women were excluded from the harsh labor of building in the past. But what of the present day? The first female to break the glass ceiling of architecture did not…

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