Together, we'll inspire brilliance
July 8, 2015

INVISION looks forward to the many events throughout the year where we can support our clients who go above and beyond for causes that change lives. Recently, several staff participated in one of the most unique fundraising events we’ve been lucky to be involved in. In support of …

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July 8, 2015

Our team was recently showcased in an article in the Cedar Valley Inclusion that highlighted the international diversity within our offices. Whether our team members come from down the street or across the ocean, they bring unique perspectives that give shape to the communities in which we serve. “Building designers often borrow …

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July 7, 2015

One of the best things our past partner, Oz Thorson, did was hire Hovey Brom. Hovey has not only contributed to our early impact on the Cedar Valley, but he’s been an inspiration to all staff since he was hired in 1952 after studying at Iowa State University. …

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July 5, 2015

Not long after INVISION opened its Waterloo office in 1945, the firm began to make a big impact on the growing Waterloo and Cedar Falls communities. The landscape is now scattered with the work of INVISION, standing tall and proud not only in structure, but also in significance …

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June 29, 2015

After opening a second office in the Waterloo area in 1945, Oz Thorson initiated the major growth and INVISION’s impact on the community ever since. Leveraging his father’s great reputation and applying his own expertise and “stupid luck,” as he so humbly called it, Oz expanded the long-time …

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June 25, 2015

Even in the 1930’s INVISION leveraged innovative ideas. Our founder, Thorwald Thorson, created a new concrete construction system using modular, interlocking, movable and reusable wooden forms that allowed for more structural opportunities. The 1940’s Ventura High School Auditorium and Gymnasium showcased the firm’s refined used of this system. …

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May 28, 2015

Each year, our staff teams up and participates in several summer events. One team of runners recently competed in the annual Market to Market relay. The team of 8 runners covered 75 miles in just over 10 hours. Next up, INVISION staff get together for the Golden Circle …

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May 27, 2015

Congratulations to the Cedar Valley SportsPlex team for being awarded the 2015 Honor Award for “Unified Design Elements” in the IIDA Great Plains Chapter IDEA competition. This was the inaugural year for the “honor” award. Jury members’ comments about the project included “clean, simplistic, unified design, great use …

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