Atlas Apartments

Transformed and Transported

APMA worked with NuStyle Development to adapt the former Creighton University Medical Center into a dynamic, mixed-use building that includes 732 apartments, two swimming pools, indoor basketball court, multiple community rooms, two fitness centers, and commercial bays on the first floor. A coffee shop, bar and restaurant, and convenience store offer added amenities for tenants, many of whom are students at nearby Creighton University.

Project

Location
Omaha, NE

Size
1,054,184 SF

Scope of Work
Renovation

Date of Completion
2019

Project Contact

“We were considering an iconic symbol that would replace the cross and help provide unique definition to the building,” said Jennifer Zimmer - APMA, of the new plane hanging from the building.

Only 12 months passed between the last patient being discharged and the first apartment resident moving in.

Designed with international theme in mind, the renovated 1,000,000 SF building is called Atlas. Environmental graphics, wayfinding and art celebrate the global make-up of the student body at Creighton.

Photography by: David Fisher

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AIA CSR Awards

September 28, 2020

At the 2020 (virtual) AIA Central States Awards The Hoff Family Arts and Culture Center picked up a Merit award in the Historic Preservation/Adaptive Reuse category and the jury commented: “We enjoyed the Hoff Cultural Center for its ability to abstract the new…to expose the historical.” Congrats to Pottawattamie Arts, Culture and Entertainment and the entire project team!

Say It Loud

September 10, 2020

Congratulations to our own Jenny Zimmer, Jean Vacha and Megan Lutz for being featured alongside other deserving designers in this year’s Say It Loud – Beyond the Built Environment Online Exhibition. Follow the link to view the entire selection of winners!

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We’re Hiring

September 3, 2020

We’re growing our team! If you are a talented architect or interior designer who wants to put people first, advance design, and build community, please reach out to smullins@alleypoyner.com

We’re Winners!

July 29, 2020

Congratulations to Swanson Elementary, which was recently honored by the IIDA Great Plains Chapter. Click the link below to see more photos and all the deserving winners!

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Biophilic Landscaping

July 28, 2020

Click on the link below to read about the innovative approach to landscaping being implemented at Millwork Commons called ‘biophilic design’. Our own Megan Lutz breaks it down.

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Office Update

July 23, 2020

For the continued health and safety of our clients and employees the APMA office will remain closed through October 1, 2020. Rest assured our team is focused on providing a great client experience even as we continue to work remotely during this time.