Monthly Archives: January 2018

ALTUS IS PLEASED TO INTRODUCE OUR NEW DIRECTOR, INTERIOR DESIGN: AMANDA SWARTWOUT, IIDA, LEED AP

1.17.18

Amanda is an award-winning designer with over a decade of experience in the commercial interior design industry. Her solutions combine high-level creativity with technical knowledge of the built environment. Amanda’s broad skill set pulls from experience in both Pacific Northwest and Midwest markets, as well as work on a variety of project types; most notably healthcare, hospitality, corporate office, retail, multi-family housing, and community centers.

Amanda is driven by the notion that good design can make the world a better place. She believes that well executed and client-responsive environments can increase performance, productivity, revenue, health and overall user experience. Amanda prides herself on attention to detail and her ability to foster a team mentality.

A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, with a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Architecture, Amanda continues to cultivate her interest of academia and emerging trends through her on-call role as a Studio Lecturer with the UNL College of Architecture.

The new discipline lead for our Interiors team states, “I am thrilled to be joining this very talented team known for its excellence in design of healing environments. I look forward to leading our interior design practice toward a bright and collaborative future, knowing the collective impact we can have on improving quality of life for our clients.”

Please join us in welcoming Amanda to the team!

 

Evan Lamprecht Joins Altus Architectural Studios as Project Coordinator

12.1.17

During the fourth quarter of 2017, Evan Lamprecht returned to his home state and joined the firm as Project Coordinator. Evan worked for Altus for three summers as an intern architect while attending UNL and is excited to be re-joining our studio.

After finishing his Masters degree from UNL in the spring of 2014, Evan worked for a regional Midwest firm where he specialized in healthcare design. During his tenure, he had the opportunity to coordinate a variety of projects ranging from new construction to complicated, multi-phased remodels. Evan has a passion for technology and how it can be used to enhance the design process while conveying design concepts to clients. His healthcare experience includes projects such as cancer centers, clinics, labs, obstetrics, emergency, and medical office buildings. He has also garnered experience in the K-12 and higher education market sectors.

“Once again becoming part of the Altus studio is a tremendous opportunity to leverage my talents for an industry I feel extremely passionate about. I’m excited to join forces with the healthcare experts at Altus and to help share the future of how we deliver top-notch designs and service to our clients. I can’t wait to get started!”