ArchNotes — Vol. I, Issue II

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CascohLate in 2014 RMTA completed a 21,500 square foot remodel of office space for Arrowhead General Insurance in Overland Park, Kan. The design team provided the company with an updated look and more functional space, addressing adjacency inefficiencies and providing a more effective program for the 150 employee office environment.

The interiors team also recently completed Cascoh’s (pictured) new 1,500 square foot office space in The Barney Building in Mission Woods, Kan. Next door, at 1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway where construction is still underway, RMTA has been selected to design the space for Wells Fargo Advisors who will be taking half of the second floor of the 67,000 square foot building. Construction at 1900 is anticipated to be completed by mid-summer.

Early in the year, RMTA was awarded a project with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, expanding on their existing parking garage.

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Design Is…

In May, RMTA was named a mid-sized office Design Is… Market Award winner by Shaw Contract Group for their work on Sprint Accelerator, and later, in September, was announced the Global People’s Choice Award winner. The Design Is… Award was developed to honor architecture and design firms “that are changing the very idea of what design is,” according to Shaw. A group of 40 Market Award winners were chosen out of 350 entries from all over the world, and one People’s Choice Award from the 40 Market Award winners. “Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator was selected based on how design is defined through the unique challenges, processes and results of the Continue reading →

ArchNotes — Vol. I, Issue I

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SonicCulinaryInnovationCenter_003_800pxAfter 5 months of work, construction at Sonic Culinary Innovation Center in Oklahoma City wrapped in October. The new 3,200 square foot space will provide Sonic’s head chef with a test kitchen where the culinary team can test new menu items and create presentations.

Earlier this year, in the late summer, construction began at two Karbank Real Estate property developments — work at 1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway in July and work at 2400 W 75th Street in August. Both projects are renovations of mid-century office buildings in the mid-town and Prairie Village areas of Kansas, respectively, and both will be transformed from Class C to Class A office spaces.

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