Getting to “Yes” with Referendum Planning

Posted in Work on May. 21, 2018

Approaching a referendum Passing referenda for improvements is not easy – especially given today’s electoral environment. The best approach is “winning before you start.” That means using the planning process to create the capacity for a successful election. It’s more than picking the “right” election cycle! How do you build the capacity to win? ArchimagesRead more

2017 Station Design Award Winners

Posted in News on Dec. 14, 2017

Roy Mangan, Associate with Archimages, presented the 2017 National Station Design Award to Fire Chief Scott Avery and the City of Olivette at the City Council Meeting on December 12, 2017. The Olivette City Center project was recognized with a Silver Award from the Station Design Judges. The annual Station Design Awards program, which recognizesRead more

Biophilia and Natural Design

Posted in Trends on Oct. 20, 2016

Many of us, especially in the field of architecture, spend a lot of our time focused on and engrossed in the built form of our world. It can sometimes be easy to forget the importance of nature and how it can affect us on a daily basis. Stanford recently published a study connecting spending timeRead more

AI – Behind the Curtain – Joe Carey

Posted in AI - Behind the Curtain on Apr. 15, 2016

• Archimages Tenure: 6 years + 3 years (intern) • Years of Experience: 9 • University of Kansas – Masters of Architecture (’10) I’ve always had a fascination with how things went together and functioned, so I share a pretty typical early story with many other architects involving Lego’s as well as multiple childhood storiesRead more

Printing the Future

Posted in Trends on Mar. 10, 2016

While being around since 1984, 3D printing has come leaps and bounds in the past few years. We’ve seen everything from small models to functional human body parts. Architecture has recently broken into the field in a big way. Perhaps the most exciting technology for the industry has been the ability to 3D print usingRead more