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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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On April 21 and 22, IKM principal architect, Jeff Brown, AIA, NCARB, SAGE, attended the PSHFE Spring Conference and Technical Exhibition. PSHFE, the Pennsylvania Society of Health Facilities Engineers, hosts their conference twice annually, always at the Red Lion Hotel in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The event draws engineers, architects, and facility professionals in the health care…

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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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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 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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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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Yes, typically in architecture, RA stands for Registered Architect. And, for us here at IKM that’s no exception. However, recently RA has taken on a new meaning at the office – Resident Artist. A few months ago, we decided it was time for an update of our office lobby space. We were looking for ideas…

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