Skye Flats

New Neighbor in Old Dundee

APMA was tasked with helping create a contextually sensitive urban infill project for the historic Dundee neighborhood in Midtown Omaha. The final building is home to six residential units, 5,000 SF of ground floor commercial space, and 6,000 SF of second floor tenant space, including a pediatrician’s office. Brick was used as the primary material to contextualize the building while custom fabricated steel panels were designed and installed at street level for a contemporary look. The screens simultaneously filter light, provide a human-scale street experience, and bestow the new building with a unique identity.

Project

Location
Omaha, NE

Size
20,394 SF

Scope of Work
New Construction

Date of Completion
2016

Project Contact

The panels - designed by the architect and fabricated by a local artist – are a nod to traditional cast-iron storefront. The pattern was inspired by the client’s fondness of arched openings, and varies between solid and perforated, steel and concrete, vertical screen and horizontal canopy.

Photography by: Dan Schwalm and APMA

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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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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.