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 Indianapolis Excellence Award – Cummins Livewell Center

2017

AIA Indianapolis Honor Award – Cummins Livewell Center

2017

AIA Indianapolis Honor Award – Jarden Home Brands

2017

AIA Indianapolis Merit Award, Interior Architecture – Business Furniture Corporation Bearing Drive

2017

IIDA IDEA Award, Best in Show – MOBI

2017

IIDA IDEA Award, Corporate Renovation – Jarden Home Brands

2017

IIDA IDEA Award, Economical Design – MOBI

2017

IIDA IDEA Award, Runner-Up Corporate Renovation – Business Furniture Bearing Drive

2017

IIDA IDEA Award, Healthcare – Cummins Livewell Center

2015

AIA Indiana Citation Award – Taxman Brewery

2015

AIA Indiana Honor Award – Jarden Home Brands

2015

IDEA Best of Show, Best of Corporate – M28 Local Pharmaceutical Company

2014

AIA Indiana Citation Award – Indy Mod House

2013

AIA Indianapolis Honor Award for New Construction – People’s Health Center

2011

AIA Indianapolis Citation Award – Eli Lilly M28

2011

AIA Indianapolis Honor Award for Interior Design – Business Furniture

2011

AIA Indianapolis Merit Award – The Nature Conservancy’s Efroymson Conservation Center

2009

AIA Indiana Citation Award – UD1, Private Residence

2009

AIA Indianapolis Citation Award – Frankey’s

2009

AIA Indianapolis Citation Award – Shelbyville Fire Station

2009

Monumental Affair Innovative Reuse Honor Award – ExactTarget Gibson Building

2007

AIA Indiana Citation Award – Frankey’s

2007

AIA Indiana Honor Award – Shelbyville Fire Station

2007

Associate Builders and Contractors, Inc. Indiana Chapter Award of Honor – Old Northside Lofts

2006

AIA Indiana Merit Award – ExactTarget Corporate Headquarters

2006

Monumental Affair Downtown Architecture Merit Award – Goodwill Industries IndyMet Charter School

2006

Monumental Affair Downtown Development Achievement Award – ExactTarget, Corporate Headquarters

2006

Monumental Affair Interior Design Achievement Award – ExactTarget, Corporate Headquarters

2005

AIA Indiana Merit Award – Indiana Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery

2005

AIA Indianapolis Citation Award – Bradley and Montgomery Advertising

2005

AIA Indianapolis Citation Award – Strain Residence

2005

AIA Indianapolis Merit Award – Indiana Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery

2005

IIDA, Good IDEA Award, Corporate/Commercial – Bradley and Montgomery Advertising

2005

IIDA, Good IDEA Award, Institutional – Goodwill Industries IndyMet Charter School

2005

Monumental Affair Achievement Award – Strain Residence

2005

Monumental Affair Architecture Citation Award – Bradley and Montgomery Advertising

2004

AIA Indiana Achievement Award – Private Residence

2004

AIA Indiana Merit Award – White River State Park Visitor’s Center

2004

AIA Indianapolis Citation Award – Private Residence

2004

AIA Indianapolis Citation Award – Strain Residence

2004

Army Corps. of Engineers, Chief of Engineers Merit Award – White River Visitor’s Center

2004

Monumental Affair Achievement Award – Strain Residence

2003

AIA Indiana Citation Award – Doney Penthouse

2003

Monumental Affair Interior Design Award – Doney Penthouse

2002

AIA Indiana Merit Award – Axis Studio

2002

AIA Indiana Merit Award – Indianapolis Fire Station No. 14

2002

AIA Indianapolis Citation Award – Axis Studio

2002

AIA Indianapolis Merit Award – Indianapolis Fire Station No. 14

2002

Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana 2001 Preservation Award, Adaptive Use – Axis Studio

2002

Indiana Concrete Masonry Association Community Service Design Awards, CMU – Indianapolis Fire Station No. 14

2002

Monumental Affair Architecture Award – Axis Studio

2002

Monumental Affair Architecture Award – Indianapolis Fire Station No. 14

2002

Monumental Affair Interior Design Award – The House

2001

AIA Indiana Citation Award – Old National Bank

2001

AIA Indiana Merit Award – Axis Studio

2001

AIA Indiana Merit Award – Wheeler Arts Community

2001

AIA Indianapolis Citation Award – Axis Studio

2001

AIA Indianapolis Honor Award – Old National Bank

2001

AIA Indianapolis Merit Award – LIGHTsource

2001

Associate Builders & Contractors of Indiana Award of Excellence – Wheeler Arts Community

2001

Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana 2001 Preservation Award, Adaptive Use – Axis Studio

2001

Indiana DNR Community Development and Preservation of Industrial Heritage Award – Wheeler Arts Community

2001

International Illumination Design Award – LIGHTsource

2001

Monumental Affair Architecture Award – Axis Studio

2001

Monumental Affair Community Development Award – Wheeler Arts Community

2001

Monumental Affair Construction Award – Wheeler Arts Community

2001

Monumental Affair Interior Design Award – State Life Office Building

2001

Monumental Affair Interior Design Award – Wheeler Arts Community

2000

AIA Indiana Citation Award – SupportNet

2000

AIA Indianapolis Merit Award – SupportNet

2000

IIDA Indiana Citation Award – Form + Function

2000

Indiana Society of the Illuminating Engineers Guth Award – Form + Function

2000

Monumental Affair Architecture Citation Award – SupportNet

2000

Monumental Affair Interior Design Award – Form + Function

1999

AIA Indiana Citation Award – SupportNet

1999

AIA Indianapolis Merit Award – SupportNet

1999

Monumental Affair Architecture Citation Award – SupportNet

1998

AIA Indiana Citation Award – Business Furniture Corporation

1998

AIA Indiana Citation Award – SupportNet

1998

AIA Indianapolis Gold Medal Honor Award – Business Furniture Corporation

1998

AIA Indianapolis Merit Award – SupportNet

1998

AIA People’s Choice Award – Business Furniture Corporation

1998

IIDA Indiana Honor Award – Business Furniture Corporation

1998

Monumental Affair Architecture Citation Award – SupportNet

1998

Monumental Affair Architecture Honor Award – Business Furniture Corporation

1997

AIA Indiana Citation Award – Business Furniture Corporation

1997

AIA Indianapolis Gold Medal Honor Award – Business Furniture Corporation

1997

AIA People’s Choice Award – Business Furniture Corporation

1997

IIDA Indiana Honor Award – Business Furniture Corporation

1997

Monumental Affair Architecture Honor Award – Business Furniture Corporation

1996

Monumental Affair Interior Design Award – Form + Function