ikon.5 architects is an award-winning design firm, formed in 2003, with a portfolio of projects serving higher education, non-profit organizations, cultural institutions and business corporations. In 2014, Architect magazine, the professional journal of the American Institute of Architects, ranked ikon.5 architects as the 6th best design firm in the United States. With a national practice, the firm has been recognized with more than 75 international, national and state design awards for creative solutions that contribute to the enrichment of the built environment.
Our mission is to bring design excellence to you, to design sustainably to conserve our earth’s resources, and to improve the built landscape in which we live. Each of our projects is rooted meaningfully in its place and informed by the ideas, values and traditions of the people with and for whom we work.
Working with ikon.5 architects is an enjoyable and gratifying experience that collaboratively engages you in the design process. We listen and are committed to personally building a warm relationship which results in a unique solution that meets all your goals. One of our principals lead every project and is your direct day to day contact. They are supported by a highly talented and dedicated staff that make up the project team and stay with the project until its completion. Working together in a dynamic creative environment of one open studio, the team inventively creates models, sketches and computer simulations to explore alternative solutions to share with you.
ikon.5 has a broad-based practice in architecture, planning, landscape and interior design. Areas of our practice include all aspects of education, including architecture and planning for colleges and universities, public libraries, facilities for the arts, commercial and multi-tenant residential. In education, our work includes: classroom buildings, professional schools for business and law; libraries; student and campus centers; dining facilities; buildings for the arts and performance; sports and recreation and campus residences. Our clients include global corporations, the world’s leading research institutions, non-profit community based organizations and public municipalities.