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Firm News

October 16, 2018

No matter how organized you are, paper files and “I’ll get to it next week items” gather quickly in your work station. Then you hear the announcement: your office is moving. The process of sifting through years of your paper fortress seems daunting and timely. INVISION has a …

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September 18, 2018

The Des Moines Register, in partnership with Energage, LLC, celebrates the state’s best employers each year with the Top Workplaces honor. The 2018 results confirmed that INVISION is one of the state’s top 150 employers. It’s a recognition that demonstrates our focus on staff and creating a culture …

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August 20, 2018

INVISION is honored to have been awarded a 2018 National Healthcare Design Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) for the design of Story County Medical Center’s Outpatient Expansion. We appreciate the significance of the award being given to …

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July 20, 2018

INVISION is pleased to announce the promotion of Becky Hansel, AIA, to Principal. With 18 years in the industry, Becky has demonstrated a unique commitment to our clients and to the firm, while engaging in our community as a champion of important causes. Becky has been an integral …

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January 18, 2018

David Reid achieved a goal he has held since signing up for a degree in architecture in 2007: he has become a licensed architect. In the four and a half years since graduating, he has balanced work, life and studying, which is a challenge when office deadlines seem …

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July 10, 2017

In summer, INVISION’s studios fill up with the addition of several young designers, many still training in school. In the Waterloo office, Brandon Lewis is an architecture intern who switched from engineering, enjoys the visualization process in schematic design and admires the Amager-Bakke power plant, which burns trash …

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July 10, 2017

Two great events are coming up this July, and INVISION will be out in the community. Stop by and say hello. Every July the Iowa Hospital Association puts on Swinging for Scholars, a golf outing to benefit the Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF) Health Care Careers …

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May 5, 2017

Robert “Bob” Broshar, past partner of INVISION, passed away on Thursday, May 4th in Tucson, Arizona. A 1954 graduate of Iowa State University, Bob joined Thorson Thorson Madsen Architects in Waterloo that year. After service in the US Army and working in another practice of his own, Bob …

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January 26, 2017

Let us take a look back on a few of Mark Schmidt’s milestones, advice, influences and notable projects that define this veteran architect as he prepares for retirement from a long and storied career. The beginning: Mark’s early interest in building and construction led him to study architecture …

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December 1, 2016

INVISION is proud to announce a new leadership structure for the firm with the promotion of four new Principals and an additional Managing Director. Mike Bechtel-AIA, Kristina Mehmen-AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Brian Sanderman-AIA, and Kerry Weig-AIA have accepted the newly created Principal position and will lead the firm’s …

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