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By: Jill Colbert
November 8th, 2022

Neumann Monson has been honored with multiple awards from Zweig Group, the leading research, publishing, and advisory resource for architecture, engineering, construction, and (AEC) firms.

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By: Jill Colbert
November 3rd, 2022

Kevin Monson, Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Neumann Monson Architects, has been honored by Iowa State University’s (ISU) College of Design with the Christian Petersen Design Award.

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By: Jill Colbert
November 1st, 2022

For the second year running, team members from our Iowa City studio participated in Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa’s Career Inspire event in Cedar Rapids.

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By: Jill Colbert
October 26th, 2022

The Iowa Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) honored Neumann Monson Principal Channing Swanson, AIA, with the 2022 AIA Iowa Medal of Honor. Channing was formally recognized during an awards ceremony of the annual AIA Iowa convention.

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By: Tyler Stone
April 22nd, 2022

We are excited to announce that Iowa City Public Works has earned a COTE Top Ten Award. Each year, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) honors ten projects that exemplify sustainable design excellence. This marks the second time a Neumann Monson project has received this national honor.

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By: Jill Colbert
March 17th, 2022

We are proud to announce that Nathan Griffith, AIA, has been named a recipient of the 2022 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Young Architects Award. The national award recognizes individuals who have impacted the profession through significant contributions and leadership early in their architectural careers. 

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By: Jill Colbert
October 8th, 2021

The Iowa Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) honored Neumann Monson Architect’s Lyndley Kent with the 2021 AIA Iowa Young Architect Award during an awards ceremony of the annual AIA Iowa convention.

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By: Jill Colbert
October 5th, 2021

We’re excited to announce that two projects designed by Neumann Monson have received an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Iowa Design Award and one award for Excellence in Craft.  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.

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By: Tyler Stone
September 16th, 2021

As the sun rises near Granger, Iowa, the shimmering dome of the newly constructed Bosnjak Es-Selam Mosque crests the horizon. Iowa’s cornfields may not be the first place one would expect to find a 9,000-square-foot mosque and its 130-foot-tall minaret, one of the tallest in the country. Then again, Iowa is full of surprises. 

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By: Tyler Stone
September 8th, 2021

On September 17, the Stanley Center for Peace and Security will host a “Ground Healing” ceremony to kick off the construction of its new headquarters in Muscatine, Iowa. The project will renovate the former Musser Public Library while adhering to the rigorous standards of the Living Building Challenge (LBC). In addition to promoting sustainability, the LBC presents opportunities to engage the local community. Here, we explore the Stanley Center’s connection to Muscatine, its commitment to global education, and its plans to engage the community through the LBC.