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MULTI-MODAL TRANSIT CENTER location: size: services: budget: completion:

Anderson, IN 17,000 SF Architecture approx. $7 Million Spring 2019

A new 17,000-square-foot multi-model transit hub will define the northern edge of downtown Anderson and create a new community amenity. The Transit Center will serve as the new hub for local and regional bus transit routes. Taking cues from the grand, civic transit centers found in historic urban centers across the country, the building’s interiors will offer tall volumes of well-daylit space. The design of the building seeks to offer a dynamic pedestrian experience. It is scaled similarly to its existing, surrounding buildings and will be constructed with high quality materials, limestone and terra cotta. The first-floor will include two retail spaces, including a cafe and restaurant. A flexible, class-A office space will be located on the second floor. Striving for LEED Gold, the center will utilize sun-shading techniques and maximize interior daylighting to create a high-performance building. The project is currently in design development.


HISTORIC EAGLES THEATRE THE HONEYWELL FOUNDATION location: Wabash, IN size: 32,000 SF services: Programming, Interiors budget: approx. $6.5 Million completion: Spring 2019

The Historic Eagles Theatre was originally constructed in 1905 by the Fraternal Order of Eagles and currently houses a 1100-person theatre for performances and movies, ballroom, offices and club rooms. The building was recently purchased by the Honeywell Foundation with the intent to transform the building into a mixed-use civic anchor. It will offer a variety of programs and special events with new film and music education opportunities. This transformation will create a new iconic presence for the Foundation and its programs and energize the existing urban fabric and town’s primary pedestrian experience. The project is currently in design development.

YORK PERFORMANCE HALL & GALLERIES ANDERSON UNIVERSITY location: Anderson, IN size: 10,000 SF Addition services: Programming, Architecture, Interior Design cost: Approx. $6 Million, Construction Cost completion: April 2012 recognition: 2012 Excellence in Architecture, Renovation & Addition Merit Award

krM completed a master plan for a new quad combining building designs for the expansion of the Anderson University Music Department to include a new recital hall and support spaces. The York Performance Hall & Galleries provides additional visibility on a major thoroughfare of the campus and elevates the awareness of art, music, performance and education in one place. The talented musicians, students and faculty alike at Anderson University had a vision for a place that fostered collaboration and cross learning alongside professionals. Elevating the visibility of the University’s music department to the regional community was a primary goal; this 350 seat recital hall provides a place to showcase senior recitals during the day, and world class opera singers in the evening. The York family, avid art collectors, also felt passionate about providing space for art exhibition within the hall. As major donors to the project, the Yorks have elevated the visibility of the university’s music department while also securing a home for art within the hall’s Sallman Gallery.




777 MERIDIAN OFFICES location: size: services: budget: status:

Indianapolis, IN 35,000 SF Programming, Architecture, Interiors approx. $5 Million expected completion, Spring 2019

Located within a National Historic Landmarks District, the original 777 Meridian Building sits adjacent to the Indiana War Memorial Plaza. Built in 1925, the building served as the National Headquarters for the American Legion. Now vacant, our design team is helping State and Federal stakeholders re-imagine its future use as a consolidated headquarters for Military Veteran Services. The 35,000-square-foot, 4-story building will include a combination of federal, state, county and city class-A office space that offer a wide array of veteran support services. This includes financial, legal, and housing assistance, on-site vocational training, and health and wellness support. Our design team has worked very closely with a historic preservationist to assess the building for areas of architectural and cultural historic significance. This has largely driven the proposed the program layout which offers a combination of open and private offices and takes cues from the original building’s uses. For example, the building’s first floor corner office was originally occupied by the Commander of the National Legion Headquarters and is now proposed to be used by the office of the Director of the Indiana Department of Veteran Affairs. The project is currently in schematic design.


A design for the new City-County Building Plaza and Recreation Hub aims to provide a multi-use, energetic, transitional and interactive community resource that allows both the Indianapolis community and the adjacent City-County Building occupants to immerse themselves in the escape of recreation and experience the urban core in unique ways. The vibrant and bustling plaza would serve to inject more life into the downtown fabric and be accessible year-round. Multiple spaces are woven together seamlessly to provide an array of activities to visitors, while recognizing the need for investment in sustainable living and recreation. The proposed design for the plaza and recreation hub respect the area’s existing structures in its scale and materials and invites pedestrians to the Cultural Trail - a dedicated pedestrian and bike path.


BIG FOUR TRAIN DEPOT & ARTS CENTER Anchoring the south edge of downtown Anderson, the Big Four Train Depot provides a hub of activity through music, dance and art. When not in use by the ballet company, the building hosts banquets and events for rental. The project was a large historic preservation endeavor and part of a greater effort to restore the town’s Meridian Street corridor. The once dilapidated building now serves as a community landmark and an active cultural center.




URBAN MARKET & COMMUNITY GARDEN location: size: services: completion:

Indianapolis, IN approx. 3,350 SF Programming, Interior Design Fall 2017

In partnership with Kroger grocery store and several non-profit organizations, krM has worked closely to develop a small concept market and community garden in a currently undeserved downtown neighborhood. The proposed design utilizes an existing building and includes a highly flexible, indoor-outdoor space. In an effort to remedy the current food-desert and provide more healthy food choices for its residents, the Flanner House Market will become a community destination and resource for hundreds of people. The project is currently in schematic design.


Anderson, IN 90,000 SF Programming, Architecture, Interiors $15 Million, construction completion April 2017

Together with the vision of many community parters: the Purdue Polytechnic, the Flagship Business Enterprise Center, the City of Anderson, and several private partnerships. From the beginning, it became important for the project to celebrate the rich design and manufacturing history of the Anderson/Madison County Region. By forming a nexus of industry, academia, and government economic activities, the community partners were able to develop a continuum of education and application of STEM disciplines, from secondary education through college, and bridging into careers. Through these intentional partnerships, program planning and alchemy, an educated skilled labor force will emerge and contribute to the economic vitality of Anderson and East Central Indiana. Industry partners create the attraction and success by contributing developed markets, intellectual property, and end-users - domestic and international - while university and college participants integrate industry projects into curriculum and hands-on training that is immediately relevant outside the classroom.

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Richmond, IN 5,045 SF Programming, Interior Design September 2016


EARLHAM COLLEGE Earlham’s Co-Lab serves at the hub where opportunities for multiple disciplinary learning merge. The space provides opportunities for communication and teamwork from unique perspectives, to address compelling local, national and global challenges. The Co-Lab showcases adaptability by providing collaboration zones, classroom zones, private offices and presentation spaces. The team explored ways to incorporate traditional elements of the existing campus with the contemporary design ideals that were desired to attract new students.

BASILE CENTER RENOVATION IUPUI, HERRON SCHOOL OF ART location: size: services: completion:

Indianapolis, IN approx 3,000 SF Programming, Interior Design August 2015

Completed in 2016, the Herron Art School Basile Art Center’s central gallery space was renovated to create a fresh environment with ample lighting and display areas. This also allowed for better access to adjacent offices, technology and classroom environments.

fundraising graphics krM has deep experience working with organizations early-on in and assisting with their visioning and storytelling. Our team can help you generate broad ideas, early conceptual visions and pitch-packets that align with your vision for your project that you can use to help generate investment, sponsorships and excitement. To help raise awareness, enthusiasm, and capital for your project with investors, we can develop evocative renderings of select aspects of your master plan. In partnerships with many organizations across the region over the past three decades, Our team has positively impacted communities in a variety of ways; our compelling designs and participatory process inspire a culture of giving from a deeper, broader donor and investment community which leads to successful capital campaigns.

Recognition AIA Indiana, Firm of the Year Award 2016 krM Architecture

IIDA Indiana IDEA Design Award 2015 Logansport-Cass County Public Library, Galveston Branch

Madison County Entrepreneur Award 2016 krM Architecture

American School & University 2015 Citation for Educational Interiors Showcase & Architectural Portfolio 2015 Outstanding Building Indiana University Southeast Nursing Simulation & Education Center

AIA Indiana Design Award, New Construction 2017 Markle Branch Public Library AIA Indianapolis Design Award, New Construction 2017 Markle Branch Public Library IIDA Indiana IDEA Design Award 2017 Markle Branch Public Library May-Crossen Student Commons ABC Construction Excellence Award 2017 Earlham College Dining Commons Itapolina Offices & Warehouse

AIA Indianapolis New Construction 2013 York Performance Hall & Galleries AIA Indianapolis Interior Architecture 2013 Ivy Tech Nursing Simulation Lab American School & University 2006, Citation for Educational Interiors Showcase & Architectural Portfolio Outstanding Building Eastside Elementary Anderson Community Schools

krM History & Philosophy A design studio of talented craftspeople, krM is dedicated to creating architecture and transforming buildings to serve the needs of everyone. Every detail and innovation flows out of our passion for the people who will ultimately use the spaces we create. As advocates for the communities we serve, we seek to design environmentally sustainable spaces that educate, inspire, heal and transform. Our firm has gained a reputation for awardwinning design and was named the 2016 AIA Indiana Distinguished Firm of The Year. We design a variety of building types with a focus on libraries, higher education, k-12 education, and civic architecture. krM currently employs 22 people between its three offices – Indianapolis, IN; Anderson, IN; and Detroit, MI. Throughout our history, the firm has had a commitment to breathing new life into older buildings, with two of its offices located in historic buildings - the Stutz Business Center in Indianapolis and the Historic Postal Building in Anderson, Indiana - spaces krM renovated ourselves. We support a highly active and collaborative design process that works in partnership with our clients and engages our consultants’ expertise. We have participated in regional and national conferences and speaking engagements to better understand the opportunities and trends affecting library facilities and learning spaces across the country. As project delivery has evolved over the years, krM has responded with the latest technologies and collaborated closely with contractors and consultants to provide the best service each and every client.

www.krMarchitecture.com Indianapolis, IN • Anderson, IN • Detroit, MI

Contact Kevin Montgomery, AIA, LEED GA Partner, Architect e. k.montgomery@krMarchitecture.com p. 765.649.8477 Sam Vonderau, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Architect e. svonderau@krMarchitecture.com p. 765.649.8477

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