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EOP Architects 201 West Short Street | Ste 700 Lexington Kentucky 40507 859 231 7538 322 East Main Street Louisville Kentucky 40202 502 805 0311 www.eopa.com © 2018 EOP Architects. All rights reserved.


About EOP Architects With offices in Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky, EOP Architects has designed projects throughout the United States as well as China. Rick Ekhoff and Paul Ochenkoski

firm has received numerous regional

founded the firm in 1981; Richard

and national design awards, and

Polk joined shortly afterwards and

earned the 2010 AIA Kentucky Firm of

accepted a partnership position in

the Year Award.

1981

Firm Founded in Lexington

1989. Together, the three established a cultural foundation and core

Project types include academic,

philosophy focused on design and

hospitality, mixed-use, recreation/

technical excellence. In 2006, the EOP

fitness, workplace, research, health

partnership was expanded to include

care, residential and retail. Clientele

architect Brent Bruner and interior

has included both the public and

designer Chris Estes.

private sector and ranged from

Projects in

30+ States

federal, state and local government These values—combined with

institutions to Fortune 500

client diversification, an unwavering

corporations and private developers.

commitment to client service and a passion for creative challenges—have fostered our success and defined our reputation for outstanding design. The

85%

Repeat Client Business


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EOP’s passion for design excellence informs everything we do. We have a particular passion for fitness centers, because we know they’re more than places to exercise. They are life changers, social spaces, motivators.

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Design excellence is a higher level of performance & expectation

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Design excellence motivates

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It is encouraging, never intimidating

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Design excellence is transformative

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And transcends expectations and sense of place

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Design excellence is transparent

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It welcomes the curious

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It energizes

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Rick Ekhoff, AIA, LEED AP Design Partner Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects National Council of Architectural Registration Boards U.S. Green Building Council Certification

Registered Architect, Kentucky #2190 LEED Accredited Professional Education

Bachelor of Architecture, 1974, University of Kentucky International School or Art & Architecture, Venice, Italy

As co-founder and EOP’s partner in charge of design, Rick has defined and mentored the firm’s passion for innovation and fostered its continued commitment to exploration and discovery. He is motivated by the belief that architecture has the responsibility to inspire, transform and provide iconic, cultural and environmental value. Under Rick’s guidance, the firm has received numerous design awards from national, regional and state organizations and its work has been recognized in a number of professional mediums. Sustainable and energy efficient initiatives are an integral element of Rick’s overall project design vocabulary and echoes the firm’s leadership role in conservation.

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Academic & Civic Activities

Guest Lecturer & Juror, University of Kentucky Member, Mayoral Appointed Downtown Design Excellence Committee, Lexington, Kentucky


Paul Ochenkoski, AIA Principal Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Certification

Registered Architect, Kentucky #2375 Education

Bachelor of Architecture, 1974 University of Kentucky

As one of the co-founding principals of EOP, Paul Ochenkoski has provided leadership in quality control to ensure that the firm’s vision of innovative excellence is carried out through the design and construction process. Paul has established a reputation for attention to detail and making sure that projects are completed in a manner which suits the present and future needs of the client. Paul is a graduate of the University of Kentucky School of Design and has worked on a wide spectrum of project types including educational, residential, retail, health care, equine-related and office facilities.

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Richard Polk, AIA, LEED AP Principal Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects President, AIA Kentucky, 2011 Vice President, AIA Kentucky, 2010 Secretary, AIA Kentucky, 2009 Treasurer, AIA Kentucky, 2008 Past Treasurer, AIA East KY Chapter U.S. Green Building Council Certification

Registered Architect, Kentucky #2932 LEED Accredited Professional Education

Since joining the firm in 1984, Richard has provided planning, programming and management services for office, civic, academic, laboratory/research, government, health care and industrial facilities. Richard’s primary responsibilities include the oversight of the firm’s most demanding projects and supporting project managers as needed to ensure adherence to schedule, budget and client service.

University of Kentucky, Bachelor of Architecture, 1980 Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Executive Education Academic & Civic Activities

Guest Lecturer and Critic, University of Kentucky Charter member of the Kentucky Chapter USGBC Speaking Engagements/Presentations

Energize Kentucky Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, 2009 Introduction to LEED, Green Globes & Energy Star - KY High Performance Building Advisory Committee, 2008

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Brent Bruner, AIA, LEED AP Principal Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects National Council of Architectural Registration Boards U.S. Green Building Council Certification

Registered Architect, Kentucky #3784 LEED Accredited Professional Education

University of Kentucky Bachelor of Architecture, 1986 Academic & Civic

Brent’s passion is driven by a commitment to client relationships and providing each client with a unique architectural response. His project involvement begins with the initial programming phase and continues through

LFUCG Urban-County Arts Review Board Downtown Lexington Corporation Housing Committee Past President, AIA - East Kentucky Chapter Member, Community Development and Design Committee, Kentucky Smart Growth Task Force, 2001

construction completion. Brent joined EOP in 2001 and became a principal in 2006. His experience includes a number of educational, office, retail, restaurant, auditorium and museum projects, both small and large in scale.

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Chris Estes, CID, LEED AP ID+C Interior Design Principal Professional Affiliations

National Council for Interior Design Certification Former President Ohio & Kentucky Chapter, IIDA Kentucky Interior Design Legislative Organization U.S. Green Building Council Certification

NCIDQ - Certificate #013781 Kentucky Certified Interior Designer #0092CID LEED Accredited Professional Interior Design & Construction Education

Chris serves as EOP’s director for the interior design studio. Since joining the firm in 1998, his efforts have been focused on ensuring that the design commitment of EOP is executed appropriately with respect to the interior environments of all projects. Chris’ client base during his tenure with the firm is widely diversified and includes project types for retail, hospitality, commercial, corporate, education and many others. Chris was an instrumental project team member during the development of the firm’s AIA award-winning projects: the Transportation Cabinet Office Building in Frankfort, Shorty’s The Urban Market, and the state’s first LEED-certified building, Berea College’s Lincoln Hall.

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Bachelor of Housing & Interior Design (Distinction) University of Kentucky Academic & Civic Activities

Adjunct Instructor, University of Kentucky College of Design Awards

AIA Kentucky Honor Award AIA Kentucky Merit Award Recreation Management, Innovative Architecture and Design Award Associated General Contractors Build Kentucky Award Association of Builders and Contractors Award of Excellence Bluegrass Trust Preservation Award


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Design matters.

For more information, contact: Rick Ekhoff, AIA, LEED AP rekhoff@eopa.com

Paul Ochenkoski, AIA pochenkoski@eopa.com

Richard Polk Jr., AIA, LEED AP rpolk@eopa.com

Brent Bruner, AIA, LEED AP bbruner@eopa.com

Chris Estes, CID, LEED AP cestes@eopa.com

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EOP Architects 201 West Short St | Ste 700 Lexington Kentucky 40507 ph: 859 231 7538 322 East Main St Louisville Kentucky 40202 ph: 502 805 0311

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EOP Architects | FITNESS  

An overview of EOP's fitness design capabilities.

EOP Architects | FITNESS  

An overview of EOP's fitness design capabilities.