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6 Questions with Geoff DeSmit, Project Architect

Say “hello” to Geoff DeSmit, who joined Axis Architecture + Interiors in 2012 and is the firm’s most recent licensed architect. Geoff, a Ball State University graduate, received his license this past summer, after nine years of school, tests, and the Architectural Experience Program. Here’s what he said to say about the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) and the importance of licensure. Continue reading “6 Questions with Geoff DeSmit, Project Architect” »

Article: Indy Library Moves Forward on New Brightwood Branch Project

We have several exciting projects coming up in 2018, including the new Brightwood Branch Library! This $5.9 million project is part of the Indianapolis Public Library strategic plan, which continues through 2022. The new branch will include access to public transportation, and will provide additional computer access, as well as new spaces for children and teens.  Continue reading “Article: Indy Library Moves Forward on New Brightwood Branch Project” »

Article: Incorporating Private Dorm Rooms into Fire Stations

Traditionally, fire stations have featured a large dormitory — one furnished with individual beds, bunk beds, or wall (Murphy) beds. But as more women join the profession, gender-neutral spaces have become a necessity. Check out this Firehouse article to learn more about our fire station projects, and how we balance community space with private sleeping quarters. Continue reading “Article: Incorporating Private Dorm Rooms into Fire Stations” »

Article: Open Office Concept Unites Jarden Home Brands Employees

Check out this Work Design Magazine article about Jarden Home Brands! The piece talks about Jarden’s previous space in Daleville, Indiana, and how employees felt siloed by 64-inch-tall workstations. It then explores Jarden’s headquarters, and how their move to Fishers was the perfect opportunity to bring staff together with an open office design. Continue reading “Article: Open Office Concept Unites Jarden Home Brands Employees” »

Exhibit Columbus: A City as a Canvas

Columbus, Indiana, is a heck of a city. It’s got that small town charm, that Midwestern friendliness. But it also boasts more than 80 buildings, landscapes, and public works of art by the likes of Alexander Girard, I.M. Pei, Kevin Roche, Eliel Saarinen, Eero Saarinen, and Harry Weese.

In other words, it’s a mecca for modern architecture.

But thanks to Exhibit Columbus, architecture and design lovers have continued to flock to the “Athens of the Prairie – and Axis is no exception. Continue reading “Exhibit Columbus: A City as a Canvas” »

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