Delivering results with a balance of architecture and interior design

Founded by Drew White and Kevin Cooper in 1995, Axis Architecture + Interiors serves civic, corporate, healthcare, housing, industrial, and retail clients with a team of dedicated planners, designers, and architects. Our philosophy of collaboration and cooperation allows us to form successful partnerships with our clients, enabling us to deliver lasting results. At Axis, we work in an open environment, welcoming new ideas and the shared practice of our craft. With extensive experience and an eye on the future of design, our firm has been the proud recipient of multiple awards from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) at both the state and local level.

Awards and Honors

2017

AIA Indiana Merit Award
Cummins LiveWell Center
AIA Indiana Honor Award
Julia M. Carson Transit Center
AIA Indianapolis Award of Excellence
Cummins LiveWell Center
AIA Indianapolis Honor Award
Cummins LiveWell Center
AIA Indianapolis Honor Award
Jarden Home Brands
AIA Indianapolis Merit Award
Business Furniture - Bearing Drive
IIDA Indiana Corporate/Commercial Award
Business Furniture - Bearing Drive
IIDA Indiana Corporate/Commercial Award
Jarden Home Brands
IIDA Indiana Best in Show Award
MOBI
IIDA Indiana Economical Design Award
MOBI
IIDA Indiana Healthcare Award
Cummins LiveWell Center
Monumental Affair Architecture Honor Award
Julia M. Carson Transit Center

2015

AIA Indiana Honor Award
Jarden Home Brands
AIA Indianapolis Citation Award
Taxman Brewing Company
IIDA Indiana Hospitality Award Runner-Up
Taxman Brewing Company
IIDA Indiana Healthcare Award Runner-Up
Eli Lilly and Company - Lilly LIFE Center
IIDA Indiana Corporate/Commercial Award Runner-Up
Cummins - Irwin Office Building

2014

AIA Indiana Citation Award
Indy Mod - David Residence

2013

AIA Indianapolis Citation Award
Eli Lilly and Company - M28 Renovation and Addition
Monumental Affair Architecture Award
Eli Lilly and Company - M28 Renovation and Atrium Addition

2012

Monumental Affair Architecture Award
People's Health & Dental Center

2011

AIA Indiana Citation Award
People's Health & Dental Center
AIA Indianapolis Merit Award
The Nature Conservancy - Efroymson Conservation Center
AIA Indianapolis Honor Award
Business Furniture - Interior Modification
AIA Indianapolis Honor Award
People's Health & Dental Center
IIDA Indiana Sustainable Design Award
The Nature Conservancy - Efroymson Conservation Center
IIDA Indiana Corporate/Commercial Award
Business Furniture - Interior Modification
IIDA Indiana Best of Show/Best of Corporate
Eli Lilly and Company - M28 Renovation and Addition

2010

AIA Indiana Merit Award
Business Furniture - Interior Modification
AIA Indiana Honor Award
The Nature Conservancy - Efroymson Conservation Center
Monumental Affair Interior Design Award
The Nature Conservancy - Efroymson Conservation Center
Monumental Affair Architecture Award
The Nature Conservancy - Efroymson Conservation Center

2009

AIA Indiana Citation Award
UD1 - Private Residence
AIA Indianapolis Citation Award
Frankey's
AIA Indianapolis Citation Award
Shelbyville Fire Department - Station No. 1
Monumental Affair Innovative Reuse Award
ExactTarget (now Salesforce Marketing Cloud) - Gibson Building
Monumental Affair Interior Design Award
ExactTarget (now Salesforce Marketing Cloud) - Gibson Building

2007

AIA Indiana Citation Award
Frankey's
AIA Indiana Honor Award
Shelbyville Fire Department - Station No. 1

2006

AIA Indiana Merit Award
ExactTarget (now Salesforce Marketing Cloud) - Guaranty Building
Monumental Affair Architecture Award
Goodwill Industries - Indianapolis Metropolitan High School
Monumental Affair Downtown Development Award
ExactTarget (now Salesforce Marketing Cloud) - Guaranty Building
Monumental Affair Interior Design Award
ExactTarget (now Salesforce Marketing Cloud) - Guaranty Building

2005

AIA Indiana Merit Award
Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery
AIA Indianapolis Citation Award
BaM (Bradley and Montgomery)
AIA Indianapolis Merit Award
Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery
IIDA Indiana Good IDEA Award – Corporate/Commercial
BaM (Bradley and Montgomery)
IIDA Indiana Good IDEA Award – Institutional
Goodwill Industries - Indianapolis Metropolitan High School
Monumental Affair Architecture Award
BaM (Bradley and Montgomery)

2004

AIA Indiana Merit Award
White River State Park Visitor's Center
AIA Indiana Achievement Award
Rose Residence
Monumental Affair Architecture Award
Strain Residence

2003

AIA Indiana Citation Award
Doney Penthouse
AIA Indianapolis Citation Award
Strain Residence
AIA Indianapolis Citation Award
Rose Residence
Monumental Affair Interior Design Award
Doney Penthouse

2002

AIA Indiana Merit Award
City of Indianapolis - Station No. 14
AIA Indiana Merit Award
618 Studio
Monumental Affair Architecture Award
City of Indianapolis - Station No. 14
Monumental Affair Architecture Award
618 Studio

2001

AIA Indiana Merit Award
Wheeler Arts Community
AIA Indiana Citation Award
Old National Bank - Interiors
AIA Indianapolis Merit Award
LIGHTsource - Showroom
AIA Indianapolis Honor Award
Old National Bank - Interiors
AIA Indianapolis Citation Award
City of Indianapolis - Station No. 14
AIA Indianapolis Citation Award
618 Studio
Monumental Affair Community Development Award
Wheeler Arts Community
Monumental Affair Interior Design Award
Wheeler Arts Community
Monumental Affair Construction Award
Wheeler Arts Community

2000

IIDA Indiana Citation Award
Form + Function
Monumental Affair Interior Design Award
Form + Function

1999

AIA Indianapolis Gold Medal Honor Award
Business Furniture
AIA Indianapolis People’s Choice Award
Business Furniture
AIA Indianapolis Merit Award
SupportNet

1998

AIA Indiana Citation Award
SupportNet
Monumental Affair Architecture Citation Award
SupportNet

1997

AIA Indiana Citation Award
Business Furniture
IIDA Indiana Honor Award
Business Furniture
Monumental Affair Architecture Award
Business Furniture

1996

Monumental Affair Interior Design Award
Form + Function