Meet Susan Troski, an Associate AIA and Graduate Architect at Axis Architecture + Interiors. Susan graduated from Ohio State University’s Master’s in Architecture program. Outside of Axis, Susan enjoys volunteering at the Young Architects Forum and the Indianapolis Art Center’s summer architecture camp.
Over the past few months, you might have caught wind of the latest buzzword in design, technology, and the intersection of the two – the Maker Movement. The Maker Movement refers generally to the inventors, designers, and technologists who are paving the way in the latest, contemporary wave of DIY culture. From artisanal craftspeople to computer hackers, this movement encompasses a wide range of creative individuals who identify as, simply, makers.
Meet Ashley Lee, Associate Principal and Interior Designer at Axis Architecture + Interiors. She grew up on Indy’s Westside in Brownsburg and graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design. As the mother of a 3-year old, 8-month old, a cat, and a Huskie, Ashley stays busy. Over the last ten years at Axis, Ashley has designed the interior spaces of MOBI, Taxman Brewery, the Cummins LiveWell Center, and countless others. She enjoys Axis because everyone’s voice is equally heard.
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Meet Eric Anderson, an AIA LEED AP and Associate Principal at Axis Architecture + Interiors, not to mention a 10-year member of the Axis team. Eric grew up in Morton, Illinois, and graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture and in Environmental Science. Outside of Axis, Eric can be found restoring old motorcycles or using his skills as a photographer for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and INDYCAR. Continue reading “5 Questions with Eric Anderson, Associate Principal”
Meet Kristen Kuk, an AIA Associate at Axis Architecture + Interiors. Kristen has been with Axis since June 2013. She grew up in Big Rapids, Michigan and graduated from Ferris State University, followed by a Master of Architecture degree from Ball State University. Kristen enjoys Axis because it’s a collaborative environment where the team knows how to work hard, and to have fun. Continue reading “5 Questions with Kristen Kuk, Graduate Architect”
Watch this video as Drew White recently spoke with Inside INdiana Business about the importance of workplace culture and catering to a multigenerational workforce. Continue reading “Video: Workplace Culture Special”
Axis believes in bold designs and clean lines. So when it comes to civic projects, we always consider civic presence—when a building adds character and compelling design to the surrounding streetscape. But for fire stations, it’s more than just glass walls and bright colors; it’s about making the buildings into iconic civic anchors. And it’s about making them efficient and functional for firefighters while supporting the culture of the fire department.
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Mark your calendar—Drew White and Ashley Lee will be speaking at the annual AIA Kentucky/AIA Indiana convention in Lexington, Ky. Continue reading “Mark Your Calendar – Axis at the AIA Kentucky/AIA Indiana Convention”
Meet Erica Frank, a Graduate Interior Designer at Axis Architecture + Interiors. Erica has been with Axis since 2015. She grew up in Fort Wayne, Ind., and graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design. She enjoys working at Axis because it is a great workplace full of awesome people.
The Cummins LiveWell Center is a 28,000-square-foot wellness center located in downtown Columbus, Ind. It provides services to Cummins employees and their families and houses services that include primary and urgent care, physical medicine, preventive services, and lifestyle coaching. It features courtyards, medical “bullpens” where physicians can converse and collaborate, and interior design by our own Ashley Lee. But in addition to celebrating individuals’ total wellness, the LiveWell Center had to complement the city’s existing architecture.