Peter Kiewit Institute

University Update

During the planning and design stages of this renovation, APMA communicated closely with key stakeholders to ensure the project scope aligned with faculty and student needs. When construction began, a tight timetable was followed and the work was phased to ensure minimal disruption to building users, who needed ongoing access to carry out their work and research. The result is a reinvigorated building more capable of assisting PKI in its dual mission of increasing enrollment and augmenting the University of Nebraska’s reputation as a top educator in cutting-edge information sciences and engineering studies.

Project

Location
Omaha, NE

Size
146,032 SF

Scope of Work
Renovation

Date of Completion
2011

Project Contact

The partial renovation of the Peter Kiewit Institute involved the reconfiguration of existing classrooms and laboratories, and the addition of spaces for research, study and meetings. A café and dedicated lounge areas were included to allow faculty and staff the opportunity to interact in informal settings that might translate into an enhanced culture of collaboration and innovation.

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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 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

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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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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.