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Camp Sarika at Amangiri Provides the Ultimate Glamping Experience
Opened in April 2020, Camp Sarika at Amangiri is the ultimate glamping experience in the heart of the Utah canyon lands. Named after the Sanskrit word for “open space” and “sky”, the camp is set amidst 600 acres of striking desert landscape with stunning canyon rockscape and buttes.
Gear Up for National Parks and the Great American Outdoors Act
During the pandemic year, Americans rediscovered their love of the outdoors—embracing the strong connection between wellbeing and nature. Sites like the Denali National Park and the Eielson Visitor Center anticipate the arrival of more guests than usual as parks more fully open this post-pandemic year.
Documenting an Endangered Sacred Site in Alaska
In 2020-21, RIM assisted with Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) documentation to help protect an endangered historic church on Kodiak Island in Alaska. Constructed in 1888, the Ascension of Our Lord Russian Orthodox Church is the oldest extant Russian Orthodox church in Alaska and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Livermore Electric Safety Academy Wins Multiple Awards
Dubbed the Training Center of the Future, the Livermore Electric Safety Academy is the recipient of a Green Project Award by Engineering News-Record (ENR), recognizing California’s Best Projects.
4 Myths About Architectural Services
When some people think of architects, they think of beautiful public-facing facilities that alter the skyline and aesthetic of cities and universities. Few architects are responsible for these visions that form our society’s collective history.
Regions with Highest and Lowest Number of Registered Architects
Through its annual Survey of Architectural Registration Boards in June 2020, NCARB found that California leads the country with the highest number of total architects (both resident and reciprocal licensure-holders) with 21,528 people.
Architectural Preservation on the Big Island of Hawaii
Paula de la Cruz interviews Eric Nelson of RIM Architects in her recent podcast. In it, she explores the significance and challenges of renovating Hawaii’s Big Island projects including the Mauna Lani Resort and the historic Volcano House
When Should I Remove Snow from My Roof?
Occasionally, we are asked “When is the right time to remove snow from my roof?” Unfortunately, this is a difficult question to answer. It depends on the amount of snow and the amount of snow drifting your roof is experiencing.
Mauna Lani Receives Multiple Industry Awards
The Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection is the recipient of the best Hotel Renovation and Restoration project by AHEAD, the Awards for Hospitality Experience and Design. The AHEAD Awards recognizes exceptional design in all forms
Sustainability and the Impact of COVID-19
RIM created this sustainability graphic to honor the importance of incorporating sustainability into our daily lives and our projects. Sustainability and the Impact of COVID 19 While the challenges presented by COVID 19 have been…
85 Bluxome in San Francisco Is Featured in US Resiliency Council Publication
Michelle Jones, Managing Principal of RIM Architects’ Western Region, and the 85 Bluxome project (RIM was designer and architect of record) are featured in a publication written by Ron Mayes…
RIM Architects Celebrates 35-Year Anniversary
RIM Architects is proud to announce our 35-year anniversary. Founded in 1986 in Anchorage, Alaska, by Larry S. Cash, FAIA, with offices in Alaska, northern…
The New Tsubaki Tower Guam
RIM is the Architect of Record for the luxurious, five-star, 26-story Tsubaki Tower Guam hotel, the first new major hotel built in Guam in recent years. Collaborating closely with the Japanese design architect, Kuniken,
RIM Announces Two New Principals
RIM Announces Two New Principals RIM Architects (RIM) announces the promotion of Michelle Klouda, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, and Jason Arnold, AIA, NCARB, CDT as Principals in RIM’s Anchorage office.
RIM Names David McVeigh as CEO/President
RIM Names David McVeigh as CEO/President RIM Architects (RIM) announced David L. McVeigh as CEO/President, succeeding Larry S. Cash, who plans to continue as Founder and Chair of the Board.
Auberge at Mauna Lani
RIM served as Architect of Record for the newly opened Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection, located on the Kona Coast of the Island of Hawaii. As the first Auberge Resorts property in the Aloha State, this popular, luxury hotel has experienced up to 100%…
Scott Bohne Celebrates 30 Years
What brought you to Alaska? When I graduated from college, (with my degree in Architecture), the construction industry was in a deep recession. In my hometown in Minnesota, there were no jobs locally, and the big firms just laid off more than 100 experienced people.
Disney Opens a Pop-Up Experience!
Pop-Up Disney! A pop-up celebration of 90 years of Mickey Mouse opened for a limited run at the Downtown Disney District. Such a fun project! Inside this colorful exhibit, fans experienced multiple Mickey-themed venues and opportunities for posing with Mickey for…