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OPN’s Joe Tursi, incoming president of the American Institute of Architects Iowa Chapter, will lead the annual retreat in Cedar Rapids this Thursday, July 16 and Friday, July 17.
OPN designers, Cedar Rapids Public Library management presented at this year’s American Library Association Conference in San Francisco.
The OPN-designed 5th Element Coffee Bar reflects the company’s mission to keep its coffee real and honest.
OPN Architects, lead designers on Greene Square project in Cedar Rapids, joined city, county, business and community leaders for a ground breaking on June 10, 2015.
OPN Architects is pleased to be included on the ENR Top 500 Design Firms 2015 list.
OPN Architects has officially pledged its support to the 2030 Challenge.
Stacey Hanley, associate AIA, associate ASLA, LEED AP, intern architect at OPN, was recently appointed Chair of the Iowa Architectural Foundation Board of Trustees.
Denise Clark, ASLA, landscape architect at OPN, was appointed Vice President of Matthew 25’s Board of Directors.
The Cedar Rapids Public Library was featured on the cover of Library Journal’s 2014 Year in Architecture issue.
OPN’s very own Danielle Hermann was elected secretary for the Iowa chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
The schematic design, project description, and budget for the construction of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy have been approved.
The historic Polk County Courthouse’s exterior lights are back on, marking the end of the first phase of renovations. Phase two will be completed in 2018.
Marketing Director Kate Beihl was recognized in the Corridor Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 program for 2014.
The Cedar Rapids Public Library and Paramount Theatre Restoration were recognized at the AIA Central States Region Design Excellence Awards.
Katie Harms has been named the Young Architect Regional Director for the 2015-2016 AIA Central States Region.
We’re celebrating the opening of OPN’s design studio in Madison! Join us as we cut the ribbon on our new space in the historic Fire Station No. 2.
The Cedar Rapids Public Library has been recognized by the International Interior Design Association and the American Library Association.
Justin Bishop was a panelist for “Performance: A Building Envelope Case Study of Hancher Auditorium” at the AIA Iowa Spring Conference.
Bill Catrenich and Vicki Hyland acted as presenting panelists for the “Becoming a Better Construction Administrator” at the AIA Iowa Spring Conference.
The Linn County Options Building has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Certification for new construction.
Wes Reynolds named principal and leader of new OPN Architects Madison studio.
Dan Thies has been named one of Cedar Rapids/Iowa City’s ‘Most Influential’ citizens, landing third in a list of the top 30 most influential people in Cedar Rapids.
OPN participated in Library Journal’s Design Institute, contributing to expert panel discussions on pressing topics and trends in library space and design.
Danielle Hermann, AIA, was awarded the Design Achievement Award from Iowa State University’s Alumni Association and the College of Design.
Brian Lane, a Project Manager with OPN, was a session speaker at the Construction Owners Association of America’s Leadership Conference.
Heather Van Essen, an Interior Designer with OPN, was an education session panelist at the Iowa Commercial Real Estate Expo in Des Moines, Iowa
OPN Architects has received Excellence in Energy Efficient Design awards recognizing outstanding efforts in reducing energy use.
Isaac Bracher, AIA, was a recipient of the Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning Alumni Society 2013 Outstanding Achievement Award.
The Des Moines Fire Logistics and Training Facility received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Certification for new construction.
The Corridor Business Journal has named OPN as one of the coolest places to work in the corridor!
OPN was awarded the Charles H. Weitz Award for Excellence from the Weitz Company for the Veterans Memorial Auditorium renovation completed in 2012.
OPN’s Des Moines office was won the award for ‘Juror’s Favorite’ at the 2013 Central Iowa Canstruction.
The Bright Grandview Clubhouse in Des Moines, Iowa, received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Certification for new construction.
Mount Mercy University and OPN Architects were awarded 2012 Excellence in Energy Efficient Design at the Iowa American Institute of Architects Convention.
The Courthouse opened its doors to the public on November 6, 2012 on-time and on-budget — a rarity for GSA projects of this scale.
The Fall 2012 issue of Iowa Architect Magazine featured the University of Iowa’s State Hygienic Laboratory, located in Coralville, Iowa.
AIA Iowa announced the recipients of the AIA Iowa Excellence in Design Awards and the AIA Iowa Excellence in Sustainable Design Awards.
The Corridor Business Journal recognized OPN Architects as the corridor’s ‘Best Architectural Firm’ for the second year in a row.
Danielle Hermann was announced as one of the 2012 Business Record’s Forty Under 40.
BioVentures as the featured project for the Spring 2012 issue of IA Architect magazine.
Katie Harms is the first woman and only the third Iowan to receive the American Institute of Architects’ Young Architects Award.
OPN Architects and tvsdesign recently celebrated completion of a $42,750,000 renovation to the existing Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines, Iowa.
The Kirkwood Horticulture Building at Kirkwood Community College designed by OPN was featured on ArchDaily.
OPN Architects received the gold from Constructech magazine’s annual Vision Awards program for the use of the Submittal Exchange™ system.