Architecture is a broad field encompassing many types of projects including sustainable development, interior design, and landscaping. For many years in Alaska architecture was purely functional, but today’s architects are moving toward a wide variety of designs including conceptual architecture and modern architecture as well as organic and contemporary projects. From blueprints to project management, architecture is a complex and exciting field full of opportunity.
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Designing comfortable and productive workplace lighting solutions can be tricky in buildings flooded with sun in the summer and nearly bereft of natural light in the winter—but Alaska architects eagerly tackle the challenge.
©Mvandyke99 | Dreamstime.comWhen Bobby Wilken opened HooDoo Brewing Company on Halloween 2012, he envisioned a modest tap house where Fairbanks residents could get together to socialize over a craft beer.The brewery was busy all winter and when the weather warmed,...
Eventually Alaskan workers will return to the office, and the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a shift in thinking among business leaders about what constitutes the ideal workspace.
Bill Zamora, architectural designer, joined Architects Alaska in March when staff began working at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
RIM Architects (RIM) announced Michelle Klouda and Jason Arnold as Principals in RIM’s Anchorage office. “Michelle and Jason actively participate in the Alaskan community, volunteering for various organizations and managing the design process for an assortment of project types.
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