News & Updates
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Beginning in mid-March, a large portion of our studio began working remotely. The shift has gone remarkably well, with just enough video gaffes and frozen screens to keep us humble. Though we miss stopping by each other’s desks and meeting up in the crit space, there’s something comforting about having everyone just one call away.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA), Iowa Chapter recognized two projects designed by Neumann Monson with Impact Awards during the annual spring conference on Wednesday, April 1st. This was the second year of the Impact Awards program which recognizes architectural projects that are specifically designed to directly benefit social, humanitarian, community or environmental causes.
ARCHITECT Magazine has ranked Neumann Monson #42 on the Architect 50 list of the top firms in the U.S. in the category of design.
On April 26th, NM was honored with an International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Great Plains Chapter Interior Design Excellence Award (IDEA) for the design of a private residence located in Des Moines.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA), Iowa Chapter recognized two projects designed by Neumann Monson with Impact Awards during the annual spring conference on Thursday, April 18th, in Ames. This was the inaugural year of the Impact Awards program that recognizes architectural projects that are specifically designed to directly benefit social, humanitarian, community or environmental causes.
At NM, sketching is an integral part of our daily lives. Architect Eric Neuhaus’ AIA Iowa award winning project titled “93|21” provided an outlet from the digital architecture environment and a way to create outside the office. Throughout 20 months with temperature ranges from 93 degrees to 21 degrees, he sketched the progress of the new Krause Gateway Center in downtown Des Moines, resulting in a compilation of sketches showing the evolution of the built environment.
Neumann Monson unleashed 120 seventh-grade architects at Kirkwood Regional Center’s STEM Institute in December.
The American Institute of Architects Central States Region (AIA CSR) honored two Neumann Monson projects at their annual awards ceremony on Friday, October 12th in Tulsa, Oklahoma. AIA CSR encompasses the states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma.
The Iowa Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) honored Neumann Monson Architect’s Nick Lindsley with the 2018 AIA Iowa Young Architect Award at the annual AIA Iowa Convention on Thursday, September 20. The Young Architect Award is given to individuals who have shown exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the profession in the areas of design, education, and service in the early stage of their architectural career. Nick is only the fourth recipient of the award.
We’re excited to announce that six projects designed by Neumann Monson have received an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Iowa Design Award, including three awards for Excellence in Craft. Only seven projects out of more than 70 entries were selected to receive Design awards and five projects out of 30 entries were selected for Craft awards. The awards jury was comprised of building design leaders from across the country who selected projects from a wide field of entries in recognition of the firm’s excellence in architectural and interior design.