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The $23 million project including the John P. Murtha Center for Public Service and National Competitiveness is currently under construction on the Johnstown campus of the University of Pittsburgh. The Murtha Center, a 7,400 square foot building, is one of three parts of the project. Renovations to the Engineering and Science Building and renovations to…

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The congratulatory bagels or donuts are long gone, but the enthusiasm for the accomplishment has not waned. As IKM began 2016, the firm was pleased to announce on two different occasions the achievement of two individuals on the completion of their A.R.E., Architectural Registration Exam, requirements making them officially registered architects in the Commonwealth of…

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IKM’s managing principal, John Schrott, AIA, ACHA, EDAC, was invited for the second year in a row to moderate a panel discussion of healthcare facility executives about the trends affecting the design and construction of healthcare facilities across the country. A diverse panel of experts representing the major, local healthcare institutions and a representative from…

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IKM’s State of the Firm

IKM’s president, John Schrott, AIA, sported a dapper bow tie as he addressed the more than forty professional and administrative staff regarding the overall health of the organization. This sixth annual “State of the Firm” address focused on IKM’s:  marketing and business development efforts, HR related issues, information technology updates, QA/QC advancements, efforts in sustainable…

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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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The WVUH Southeast Tower project reached a milestone in its construction. Members of the IKM design team and Yates construction team celebrated with WVUH Administration and public officials the topping out ceremony of the Southeast Tower project, on Wednesday, September 16. This 10-story addition was designed by IKM Incorporated Architects as part of the $250…

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John E. Keelan, AIA, Associate and Project Manager with IKM Incorporated, Pittsburgh-based architecture firm, has earned his Board Certificate in healthcare architecture from the American College of Healthcare Architects. Keelan recently passed an accredited examination which assesses the knowledge and understanding of architects who practice as healthcare specialists. When asked about the value of the…

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