Baby Boomers and Millennials: Networking for All Ages Part I

(Pictured above, Al Oak and I at an intern breakfast at the very beginning of my internship.   Talk about an incredible and unique experience!)   What do a Baby Boomer CEO and a Millennial summer marketing intern have in common? …

Design-Build as a Learning Tool

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I grew up around the construction industry. Visiting job sites with the Boy Scouts and spending time around my family’s construction company’s warehouse as a child are some of my favorite memories. However, I wanted to be different. My mother…

Coming Full Circle

Cripe has partnered with The Oaks Academy since 2008 for the “Math Matters” event, which allows 8th grade students to visit the office and learn about what the company does and how the professionals here do their jobs and work as a team. …
The Cupboard

CANstruction at The Cupboard

Earlier this year the Cripe Architecture department had the opportunity to work on their first "CANstruction" project- designing a large scale, hand built art installation out of non-perishable food. Canstruction design competitions have become…

We Care

Cripe was honored to be a part of the national Herman Miller We Care event sponsored by Office Works on December 4th, 2014. We Care brings together interior designers and architecture firms across the country to collaborate with children who…

Google Glass – The New Look of Healthcare

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Imagine a doctor being called into emergency surgery. As they rush to the operating room, with a few voice commands, they are able to see the patient’s prep status, access the patient’s vitals, view the injury and view the pre-surgery check…

Architectural Significance

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Recently I had the chance to visit the Miller House and Gardens in Columbus, IN. Commissioned by J. Irwin Miller in 1953, the home and gardens are a masterpiece of midcentury modern architecture. Designed by 3 leading designers of the day- architect…

Energy + Facilities Procurement

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With the Fourth of July holiday behind us, most of us have fully embraced the summer time staples of barbeques, suntan lotion and swimming pools. Winter is the furthest thing from our minds. The natural gas industry, however, is still reeling…

Community Building Beyond Buildings

Literacy in America has always been a major topic of discussion and a crucial point of concern for our communities as well as the nation as a whole. With the recent turbulent changes in global economy, the importance of higher education is paramount…