Amy Slattery serves on AIA National Awards Jury

Amy Slattery serves on AIA National Awards Jury

Last fall, Amy had the opportunity to serve on the 2024 Advisory Jury for the AIA National Architecture Firm Award and Gold Medal. As a distinguished group of design leaders from around the country, this jury assists the AIA Board of Directors and Strategic Council in...

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A New Design Partnership: Sean Slattery joins Odimo

A New Design Partnership: Sean Slattery joins Odimo

After 20 years at the award-winning firm El Dorado, Sean Slattery has joined the Odimo team as a strategic investment towards design excellence. Sean is also Amy’s spouse and trusted partner, and the pair truly complement each other in both life and architectural...

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Welcome Megan Quick

Welcome Megan Quick

Megan Quick is the newest member of the Odimo team, joining the studio in June. She brings a unique skill set and a range of design experience that fills the hybrid role of an Interiors Intern & Marketing Coordinator. With a background in marketing and graphics,...

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Welcome Liz Fraka, AIAS

Welcome Liz Fraka, AIAS

Liz Fraka joined the Odimo studio this spring as an architectural intern. Heading into her 5th year at KU School of Architecture, Liz is a natural leader and problem solver. The opportunities to apply both technical and creative skill sets piqued her interest in the...

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Welcome Mark Porth, AIA

Welcome Mark Porth, AIA

Mark joined Odimo this spring, bringing 10 years of design and community engagement experience to our studio. Weaving social, design, and development issues, Mark connects the many facets of a project to create positive impact at the community level. Originally from...

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When to Call an Architect

When to Call an Architect

CREW Network exists to transform the commercial real estate industry by advancing women globally. One of their recent initiatives is the creation of the ‘Member Minute’ where CREW members are able to highlight their expertise and companies. Amy was recently invited to...

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When a Fence is also an Invitation

When a Fence is also an Invitation

People are fascinated by watching artists create their art. So when Wichita State University (WSU) envisioned renovations to Henrion Hall’s Sculpture Foundry (the outdoor space where metals are melted, poured, and cast), they wanted to open up more windows to the art...

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New Emerging Design Talent

New Emerging Design Talent

We’re excited for the energy and ideas these new emerging design leaders are already bringing to our office this summer. Meet our latest hires: José Moreno, Academic InternJosé Moreno joined the Odimo team this summer for his first architectural internship. We have...

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Odimo Team Updates

Odimo Team Updates

Spring has been full of new clients and design opportunities – as well as implementing our strategic growth plan.  We’re excited to share with you those who have joined the Odimo team so far in 2022. Natasha Derakhshanian, Office Manager Natasha brings over two...

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2022. A Roaring Start.

We’ve had a roaring start to the year and are just getting a chance to catch our collective breath as we (already) dive into February. 2022 looks to be a stellar year for Odimo. We are excited to continue delivering inspiring design for our current clients while we...

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Elegance + Efficiency: Meet Emily LaRocco

We are excited to welcome Emily LaRocco to the Odimo team. Emily comes to us fresh from Kansas State University where she recently received her Master of Architecture with a Minor in Community Planning.  Influenced by her favorite author, C.S. Lewis, and his logical...

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Odimo Celebrates 5 Years

Odimo Celebrates 5 Years

Five is a great number. Its powerful. Meaningful. Natural. Five elements. Five senses. Five fingers on your hand. Five years. When I launched this idea, that’s what it was… an idea. A hopeful, ambitious proposal for a new business model for architectural practice –...

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The Power of Partnerships: Our Recent Work with UMKC

The Power of Partnerships: Our Recent Work with UMKC

This COVID-19 era is a new frontier to us all, which is why relationships are especially important when facility owners are navigating unforeseen challenges and needs. When you’re in the midst of a historic and unprecedented global pandemic, who do you turn to when...

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Navigation and Resilience

Navigation and Resilience

In a year of pervasive — and sometimes debilitating — uncertainty, all of us at Odimo know one thing for certain: 2020 is a time like no other to live up to our name. Odimo means “to navigate.” It’s a verb that we embody in each step of our process, guiding clients...

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Odimo is the 2019 AIA KC Firm of the Year

Odimo is the 2019 AIA KC Firm of the Year

We are honored to join the list of distinguished AIA Kansas City architecture firms recognized as Firm of the Year. This award is presented to an AIA Member Firm that has shown extraordinary leadership in advancing the cause of architecture and its role in improving...

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Vision & Guts

Vision & Guts

We can do anything, if we’ve just got the vision and guts to go out and do it.” - Barney Allis   Vision and guts. We agree with Mr. Allis – we can make a significant impact on a space or community if we’ve got these two things. Through strong leadership and the...

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From Start-Up to Scale Up

From Start-Up to Scale Up

The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are – C.G. Jung   We were treated to a surprise visit from our friends at the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Friday afternoon when we learned of our selection as one of the Top 10 Small Businesses in...

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First, We Must Listen

First, We Must Listen

Lillian Cooper is an adventurist, a doer and an architect. In 2017, she spent the entire year participating in Remote Year, working remotely as an architect and traveling the world (living in 12 countries in 12 months). This Fall, she joined the Odimo team, while...

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