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10.18.21
Lester Buresh Family Community Wellness Center earns AIA CSR Honor Award
For the first time our firm’s history, OPN Architects is celebrating an AIA Central States Honor Award.   Lester Buresh Family Community Wellness Center Honor Awards | American Institute of Architects Honor Award “Well-proportioned crafted and articulated building that ...
09.24.21
OPN Welcomes Shannon Liggett!

OPN Architects is excited to welcome Shannon Liggett to our Madison Studio! Shannon has been in the healthcare design industry for over 20 years, and brings a vast amount of experience and knowledge to the OPN team. Shannon has …

09.20.21
Principal Financial Group, Community & Design Award Winner

Iowa Architectural Foundation has named Principal Financial Group a 2021 Community Enhancement Through Architecture & Design Awards Winner.   The award honors individuals, organizations, companies, and groups outside of the architectural profession who have shown consistent and compelling leadership, vision, …

08.27.21
Johnston Town Center’s Final Pieces

The intention of the new city hall was always to be a community anchor surrounded by public amenities, and it is exactly that. The Johnston Town Center is finally complete after the installation of their public art pieces, down …

08.03.21
OPN grows by 3

Summer is growing season. OPN is excited to welcome two new members to the family in Des Moines, and one in Cedar Rapids. Welcome Luke, Carolan, and Tara! Luke Danielson Construction Administrator, OPN Des Moines Where are you …

06.28.21
Meet our Summer Interns!

It’s hard to believe it, but our summer interns are nearly halfway through their time with us. OPN proudly welcomes summer interns to each of our studios every summer because we firmly believe in the importance of growing …

05.03.21
New Faces at OPN!

OPN is excited to welcome a new group of talented professionals to our team. We’re excited for the perspective and passion they will bring and contribute to our studios. Welcome! Michael R. Booth, Project Architect, OPN Madison Where are …

02.23.21
OPN Internships Provide Valuable Experiences

Collegiate student internships are a valuable experience throughout architectural and design education. They offer an opportunity to experience company culture, get your toes wet in design and documentation of real projects, and gain a better understanding of where …

10.01.20
OPN earns Emerging Professional Friendly Firm distinction from AIA North Central States & Central States regions

As a firm committed to fostering the next generation of architects, OPN Architects is honored to have earned the designation of being an Emerging Professional Friendly Firm from both the American Institute of Architects North Central States Region and …

05.26.20
Give Back, Together

As we start to re-open we must not forget those who are still struggling and do not have a normal to return to.  Below is a list of organizations close to the heart of OPNers. If you are …

05.22.20
Welcome to OPN

OPN is thrilled to welcome a talented group that hails from around the globe. We’re excited for the perspective and passion they will bring and contribute to our studios. Welcome! Marzieh Akhgari, OPN Cedar Rapids Where are you from? …