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5 Questions with Kristen Kuk, Graduate Architect

Meet Kristen Kuk, AIA Associate at Axis Architecture + Interiors. Kristen has been with Axis since June 2013. She grew up in Big Rapids, Mich., 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” »

The Modern Fire Station: Bold Designs, Clean Lines, & Civic Presence

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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Designing for Total Wellness: Cummins LiveWell Center

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.

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