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09.05.18

OPN welcomes Architect Amber von Arb and Interior Designer Kim Knoop

Amber von Arb joins our Iowa City studio as an architect with a bachelor of architecture degree (2008). She brings an expansive project background including Spring Creek Sports Complex, Altoona; Terry Trueblood Lodge, Iowa City; Giovannetti Community Center, Urbandale. Outside of work Amber has held the positions of AIA Iowa Convention Committee Co-Chair 2016, Iowa Women in Architecture, and Iowa Tech Chicks Presenter. Amber is originally from Alton, Iowa and now she and her husband, Cole, reside in Iowa City.

Kim Knoop joins our Madison studio as an interior designer with a bachelor of science in interior design from University of Wisconsin-Madison (2005). As she joins us at OPN she is proudly following in her father’s footsteps who has been an architect for over 50 years. Kim comes to us with an in-depth design background in high end retail and corporate experience including several Sub-Zero, Wolf Distributor Showrooms and Sub-Zero, Wolf The Living Room Kitchen. When she and her husband, Jason, are not running after their two-year-old son, Julian, she is busy running marathons.