Meet Sydney Peña, Axis’s newest interior designer. Sydney graduated from Purdue University in May, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in interior design and minors in construction management and building information modeling. Before joining Axis, Sydney served as the president of Purdue’s IIDA/ASID chapter and received the Student of the Year award from the International Interior Design Association. We’re honored to have Sydney join our team. Continue reading “Meet Sydney Peña, Junior Interior Designer”
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Say “hello” to Axis’s newest architectural associate, Mitchell Archer. Mitchell comes to Axis by way of the University of Kentucky, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in architecture. As an undergrad, Mitchell served as the chapter vice president for the American Institute of Architecture Students and as the conference chair for the 2019 AIAS Midwest Quad Conference. The Ohio native joined the team earlier this fall and is most eager to work on urban projects. Continue reading “Say “Hello” to Axis’s Newest Architectural Associate”
Liz Sutton is a native Hoosier who joined Axis just over a year ago. When she’s not working on projects like the Ford Building, she’s remodeling her 100-year-old brick home or working with plants. Here’s what Liz had to say about interior design, her Axis-versary, and her love for Frank Lloyd Wright.
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Say “hello” to Ryan Meyer, a University of Cincinnati alum and die-hard Browns fan. As a LEED-accredited architect, Ryan is always conscious of integrating the structure of a building with its energy infrastructure. Here’s what he had to say about working on parks projects, and why — if he were going on an architecture tour — Sydney is the first place he’d go. Continue reading “5 Questions with Ryan Meyer, Architectural Associate”
Meet Weston Snyder, a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design and former Axis intern. Weston always keeps the client experience at the front of his mind, and he enjoys working on challenging, intricately detailed projects. Here’s what he said to say about his design style, where he goes to find inspiration, and why it’s important to remember that “failure is not fatal.” Continue reading “5 Questions with Weston Snyder, Architectural Associate”
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”
Meet Stephen Andoh, a project manager and native of Ghana, West Africa. He joined Axis in 2010, and often explores how sociocultural factors influence the built environment. Stephen is also in the process of building a house – one that is 6,000 miles away. Here’s what he had to say about Ghanian architecture and sustainable design practices. Continue reading “5 Questions with Stephen Andoh, Project Manager”
Meet Kurt Green, one of our newest architectural associates. Kurt interned for us this past summer, after graduating from Ball State University. Outside of the office, this Near Eastside native is probably exploring Indy’s food scene, or hanging out with friends and family.
Meet Ashley Thornberry, Associate AIA and graduate architect at Axis Architecture + Interiors. Ashley has been with Axis since May 2015 and grew up in nearby Carmel, Ind. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Ball State University. Ashley loves working at Axis because it reminds her of being back in the studio at school, when you can collaborate at any moment, and everyone is given a voice on a project.
Meet Rob Gordon, project architect at Axis Architecture + Interiors. Rob has been with Axis since October and grew up in nearby Cicero, Ind. He earned an undergraduate degree at Ball State University and a graduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Outside of work, Rob enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and (of course) sketching.
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