April 22: Brian Allen from INTEC Group

Join I.D.E.A.S. on April 22nd in Burruss Hall to hear Brian Allen from INTEC Group. 

INTEC Group, Inc. was established in 1984 as one of the first firms to combine architecture and interior design as an integrated concept. Over the years, INTEC Group has developed a reputation of offering quality design and services to its many commercial, institutional and governmental clients. With the addition of offices in Charlotte, North Carolina (2010), and Washington, DC (2014), the company includes a highly credentialed team of architects, interior designers, CADD technicians and business management/administrative support staff who all work closely together and continuously strive to provide outstanding customer service.

Visit their website here.


April 15th: Ivey Design Group

Join I.D.E.A.S. on April 15th in Burruss Hall to hear Jamie Ivey from Ivey Design Group.  

Jamie Ivey and her husband Trip Ivey, both 2011 graduates from Virginia Tech's School of Architecture + Design, started Ivey Design Group last year, and currently work with multiple clients across the country.  
For the past four years, Jamie has been working exclusively for Cobico, a hospitality design firm based out of southern California. Cobico is a full-service interior design studio with a focus on creating memorable experiences for hotels and residences across the globe. The firm believes each project is unique, and they pride themselves on creating environments that respond to the architecture, site, culture, and operations. With luxury and boutique hotels driving trends in design, new luxury residential developments are reaching out to hotel designers to bring the same sense of luxury design into the public spaces of residential towers. 
Trip's current projects are diverse, and include the preliminary styling for a 70' power catamaran, a solar garden flag light, an emergency display screen for institutional buildings, custom designed and fabricated kombucha tea tap handles, and a highly experimental ocean racing yacht. 



April 13th: HKS

Join I.D.E.A.S. on April 13th in Burruss Hall to hear from HKS.  

To those wanting to make an impact with design, HKS is the architect where focused people consistently deliver the extraordinary. 

They are passionate, knowing that people live, work, play and inhabit the spaces and places they imagine and envision for their clients. HKS is responsive, understanding that they are in a service business and the vision is that of their clients – never theirs alone. They are global, creating exceptional spaces across the globe through their connected network of offices and people. HKS is one, with tremendous talent across a wide spectrum of expertise, believing that the value of talent, experience and knowledge is multiplied when shared. They are thorough, balancing extraordinary design with technical expertise and construction administration backgrounds for streamlined, on-time, within-budget projects. 

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2016 Outstanding Senior Awards // Leigh Ann Soistmann

Congratulations to Leigh Ann Soistmann for receiving the 2016 Outstanding Senior Award!  Leigh Ann is one of eight seniors form Virginia Tech to receive the award.  Each recipient represents their respective college.

Read more at the Virginia Tech News website.