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7 Iowa Firms in Top 300 Nationally

Monday, August 11, 2014  

7 Iowa Architecture Firms in Top 300 Nationally

Des Moines, IA (August 1, 2014) – The Architectural Record recently released its annual list of the top 300 architecture firms nationally, which includes seven firm members of the American Institute of Architects, Iowa Chapter (AIA Iowa). Companies were ranked by revenue (in millions of dollars) for architectural services performed in 2013 and the data was collected by McGraw Hill Construction’s Research and Analytics group.

The seven AIA Iowa firm members included in the top 300 are: DLR Group, ranked 24th, Heery International, Inc., ranked 30th, OPN Architects, Inc., ranked 98th, RDG Planning and Design, ranked 110th, Shive-Hattery Architecture-Engineering, ranked 179th, and INVISION Architecture, ranked 279th. 

“It is exciting to see so many Iowa architecture firms in the top 300 nationally,” said Jessica Reinert, CAE, IOM, Executive Director of AIA Iowa, “Iowa design has reached a new level and is on par with design both domestically and internationally. We congratulate our members and look forward to seeing their continued progress and recognition in future years.”

About AIA Iowa
Since 1857, the American Institute of Architects has represented the professional interests of America’s architects. AIA Iowa, headquartered in Des Moines, is an affiliate of the national AIA with nearly 1,000 members statewide. AIA Iowa members express their commitment to excellence in design and are proactive in the design of livable communities. Members adhere to a code of ethics and professional conduct that assures the client, the public, and colleagues of an AIA member architect’s dedication to the highest standards in professional practice.

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