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Client Advocates

Advocate – noun – a person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy. synonyms: champion · upholder · supporter · backer · promoter · proponent At Cripe, we take the above definition very seriously. First and foremost, we are client advocates. With new and returning clients, we learn their unique stories, histories […]

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Trusted Partnerships

Our two first clients in 1937 are still our clients today. Yes. You read that right. We have had our first clients remain loyal clients for 83 years. Here at Cripe, we think that means we’re doing something right. There are so many things that go into making these lasting partnerships happen. Paul I. Cripe […]

Big Day for CEO, Al Oak

February 20, 2020 was a big day for Cripe CEO, Al Oak. In addition to being recognized by Purdue University’s School of Engineering as this year’s Distinguished Civil Engineering Alum, he was also recognized by Mayor Joe Hogsett and the City of Indianapolis for his contributions to the business and philanthropic communities. According to Mayor […]

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Solutions by Design Since 1937

1937 seems like a long time ago and it really was. Cripe had a simple beginning as a survey firm. It was not the firm of 2020 that it is now, providing architecture and civil engineering in addition to the original survey services. And those services just skim the surface. We’ve expanded into medical equipment […]

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Bringing the Human-Nature Connection into Our Built Environments

By Christopher Reinhart, Director | Sustainability + Research On a crisp and sunny morning early this month, a small group started our day sipping toasty coffee and nibbling on tasty lemon poppyseed muffins from the local co-op, Bloomingfoods. We sat on the sunny outdoor plaza on the south side of The Mill, “Bloomington’s center of […]

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Re-Purposing for All Ages

In 2015, Cripe began working with Near East Area Renewal (NEAR) in partnership with TWG studying the redevelopment of Minnie Hartmann/School 78. The existing buildings were completely rehabbed including masonry repair, extensive site redevelopment with storm water capture, new interior finishes, new windows, plumbing systems, electrical infrastructure and lighting.  A charming rain forest mural at […]

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Sustainability and Civil Engineering

Sustainable design stretches far outside of the physical limits of a building. Civil engineers are now seeing a spillover into their field of expertise to create sustainable landscapes. Our civil engineering team recently worked on The Center, a space for employees and partners within The Heritage Group to gather and be engaged and encouraged to […]