School renovations can be complex. In addition to existing building conditions, design and construction teams must manage tight schedules and intricate phasing plans to maintain operations for students.
With construction approaching substantial completion in the fall of 2023, the US District Courthouse for the Southern District of Iowa is anticipated to open its doors to the public in late spring 2024. The building, which broke ground in 2019, will provide nine courtrooms, 13 chambers, workspaces for the Southern District of Iowa Judiciary, a Circuit Court of Appeals library, and spaces to serve several other Federal agencies.
Alyanna Subayno, Assoc. AIA, has been selected by the National American Institute of Architects (AIA), to serve as the Associate Representative to the AIA Strategic Council for 2024.
In August 2023, the Iowa Conservatory will open its doors to students. The performing arts school, located in Iowa City’s Northside neighborhood, will offer unique educational paths for high-school students to expand their creative interests.
Last month, the Stanley Center for Peace and Security opened its new headquarters to the public. The completed building in downtown Muscatine is designed to meet the standards of the Living Building Challenge (LBC)—the most rigorous measure of sustainable design.
In the first half of the 20th century, Center Street was the heart of the Des Moines Black community. The neighborhood was home to many Black-owned businesses, including restaurants, barbershops, and clubs featuring some of Iowa’s finest jazz and blues musicians.
The University of Iowa (UI) has a celebrated history of turning out successful writers. Its graduate writing programs are some of the highest ranked in the country, known for nurturing the talent of literary greats.
At the University of Iowa, wrestling is king. The men’s team boasts 24 National Championships, making it one of the most successful programs in NCAA Division I.
How do you design a workplace that fits your values and budget? Over the last year, the Iowa City studio renovation team has been answering that question.
Housing affordability has become an increasingly important issue for communities across the US. According to the US Census Bureau, 46% of American renters spent 30% or more of their income on housing in 2020. 23% spent at least 50% of their income in this way.