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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 ...
01.26.22
OPN welcomes Tate Walker as Associate Principal

We are excited to announce that Tate Walker, AIA, LEED Fellow, WELL AP,  has be promoted to Associate Principal, joining OPN’s leadership team. In his more than two-decades as an architect, Tate has established himself as nationally recognized leader …

01.26.22
Toby Olsen Joins OPN Leadership

We are happy to announce that Toby Olsen, AIA, has been promoted to our leadership team as an Associate Principal. Toby has been with OPN Architects since 2009 when he graduated from the University of Nebraska with a …

01.18.22
Joseph Feldmann joins OPN leadership as Associate Principal

OPN Architects is pleased to announce the promotion of Joseph Feldmann, AIA, to a new leadership role as Associate Principal. Joe, who started at OPN in 2002 as a college intern, has established himself as a leader in …

01.16.22
2022 promotions recognize passion & purpose

We would like to congratulate the staff members who have received promotions in 2022.  Exemplifying persistent growth and passion, these individuals have driven many projects to success in their time at OPN. Their experience shows the sharpened efficiency and …

01.11.22
OPN Says a Grateful Goodbye to Dan Thies

                        One day, 40 years later, you look back at a body of work and think, ‘we did all that!?’ Indeed, we did. With a lot of help. …

01.04.22
Welcome Back, Isaac Bracher

Isaac, a familiar face to many at OPN, will rejoin the team in Des Moines on Tuesday. During his first tour of duty at OPN, Isaac was integral to the design of projects such as Delta Dental and …

11.04.21
Say “hello” to Zack & Nick

OPN has added a new architect in the Iowa City and Des Moines studios. Both bringing impressive experience and moving from the west, we can’t wait to see the ideas and understanding they bring to the team. It …

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 …

10.18.21
College of Pharmacy building dedication celebrates education, innovation, congregation 22 months after opening

Ten years ago, knowing that the then current University of Iowa College of Pharmacy was woefully undersized and out of date, OPN Architects was hired to help the college determine a new future for the college. After deciding …

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 …