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2. :: Our Approach Our ApproachCurran Architecture is a creative, full- service architectural rm whose focus on the client has resulted in relationship driven growth. We view the rst project with a new client as the starting point of a long-term reltationship. This approach starts with sensitivity to their needs, which is evident in the projects design, material selections, and execution. By going Beyond The ExpectedTM, the result is a successful project and a satised client. Beyond the Expected 3. :: Clients + Projects Clients + ProjectsOur clients needs are as unique as the clients themselves. From local start-up companies to regional developers to For- tune 500 corporations, we treat all of our clients with the same respect and at- tention to detail. Client projects include corporate ofce headquarters, retail cen- ters and shops (for both local and nation- al chains), mixed-use urban inll, medical practices, industrial manufacturing fa- cilities, small interior build-outs, funeral homes, and mausoleums. Although the bulk of our clients are located in the Midwest, we provide architectural design services across the country. We hold licenses in numerous states to serve our clients needs.Fortune 500 is a registered trademark of Time, Inc. Beyond the Expected 4. Companion Animal Hospital :: Carmel, IndianaCompanion Animal Hospital Carmel, Indiana Project Information Veterinarian Office Building13,600 SF New ConstructionProject Description This building encompasses a growing veterinarian practice, a grooming busi- ness, and kennels for boarding. The facility includes six exam rooms, kennels for 50+ animals, two operatories, two grooming areas as well as an area for of- fice functions. In addition, an apartment was designed into the facility so that better 24-hour care can be given to the animals. Natural building materials were selected to give a soft, pleasing and comfortable feeling to visitors. Natural cedar shake and dry-stacked stone created a cost-effective environ- ment that blends with the landscape.Winner 2006 Carmel Clay Chamber ofCommerce Look Award forNew Construction Beyond the Expected 5. Ossip Optometry :: Indianapolis, Indiana Ossip Optometry Indianapolis, IndianaProject InformationOptometry Office2,400 SF New ConstructionProject Description This project is the first of several new building projects for local optometrist, Ossip Optometry. The intent is to cre- ate a signature style for their offices, which relates to their contemporary, hip image, marketing campaigns, and clients. This building features abundant natural light, a barrel vaulted entry and a combi- nation of Prairie Stone and brick on the exterior. Ossip occupies about 2/3s of the building leases out the other por- tion, allowing for their future expansion. www.curran-architecture.comBeyond the Expected 6. Fishers Gateway Shops :: Fishers, Indiana Fishers Gateway ShopsFishers, IndianaProject InformationMulti-Tenant Retail Building 22,600 SF New Construction Project Description The challenge of this project was to create a successful retail center for the developer, while satisfying the Fishers Town Center Review Boards goals for the property. The parcel is at a major interstate exchange, and is also the gateway to the small historic down- town area of Fishers. The building will be pushed towards the street to help tie it to the pedestrian traffic. Tenants targeted for the building were upscale retail and restaurants which fit with the Fishers residents demographic. www.curran-architecture.comBeyond the Expected 7. Associated Material Handling Industries :: Indianapolis, Indiana Associated Material HandlingIndianapolis, Indiana Project InformationOffice/Warehouse Building 30,000 SF New Construction Project Description This project is a branch office/ware- house for a national distributor and leasing company dealing in material handling equipment. The facility in- cludes 8,000 sf of office space with ceilings ranging from 17 to 22 in height, 5,000 sf of parts storage on vertical carousels, and 17,000 sf of space for storage and maintenance of their equipment. The maintenance area includes repair bays, a welding area, battery charging area, and a paint booth. The building design was sub- ject to design criteria established for the Ameriplex Business Park. www.curran-architecture.comBeyond the Expected 8. McCarran Building :: Indianapolis, IndianaMcCarran BuildingIndianapolis, IndianaProject InformationOffice/Warehouse Building 66,000 SF New ConstructionProject Description This spec warehouse building was designed to handle small warehouse/ distribution type users with its 22 clear height, as well as flex-office type users. The suite entries feature full height curtainwall glazing and Citadel panels. The building is located in the Ameriplex Business Park, and as such was designed to reflect the high archi- tectural standards of the area. Beyond the Expected 9. Emerson Pointe Retail Center :: Greenwood, IndianaEmerson Pointe Retail Center Greenwood, Indiana Project InformationRetail Building 39,000 SF New Construction Project Description Emerson Pointe is a high end retail building, constructed as the anchor to a mixed use development in Green- wood, Indiana. The building features dramatic elevations and large expanses of glass which are appealing to pro- spective tenants. The building is an- chored by a 7,200 sf Bicycle Garage Indy store, also designed by Curran Architecture. Beyond the Expected 10. Best Cabinetry Showroom :: Indianapolis, IndianaBest Cabinetry ShowroomIndianapolis, Indiana Project InformationShowroom2,600 sf Interior Build Out Project Description The development of a new showroom for Best Cabinetry entailed creating several vignettes to display their products in various real world appli- cations. The showrooms location in a retail center provides for abundant natural light, and allows for the prod- ucts to be viewed by passersby.Winner2008 MAME award Best Sales Office/Showroom/ Design Center www.curran-architecture.comBeyond the Expected 11. Fuller Engineering :: Carmel, Indiana Fuller Engineering Carmel, Indiana Project Information Office/Warehouse 15,000 sf New Construction Project Description This project entailed the creation of a 15,000 sf headquarters office with warehouse space attached. The cli- ents, designers and distributors of computer room equipment, wanted a progressive Class A look for their cli- ents, while creating the project on a tight budget and timeline. The build- ing features several engery saving fea- tures including daylight harvesting sen- sors, motion sensing lighting controls, and high efficiency fluorescent lighting in the warehouse. Beyond the Expected 12. Kristoff Family Dentistry :: Carmel, Indiana Kristoff Family Dentistry Carmel, Indiana Project Information Dentist Office4,500 sf Interior Build Out Project Description Technology in the dentist office was a major focus in the creation of the space. Each exam space is designed with a shared digital x-ray machine. Flat-screen monitors are provided at each dental chair, which allows patients to watch DVDs during their visit. It also provides an opportunity for the dentist to review x-rays and records with patients on the monitor. Along with cutting edge technology, one of the key design issues was to provide a space that would allow patients to feel at home, as if they were sitting in their own living room. The gas fireplace and plasma TV create a warm, cozy feeling, immediately upon entering the space. Winner 2004 IIDA Indiana ChapterGood Idea Award Beyond the Expected 13. Park Meridian :: Indianapolis, Indiana Park Meridian Indianapolis, IndianaProject Information Two building retail/office complex 18,000 sf New Construction 27,000 sf New ConstructionProject Description This project entailed the creation of 2 mixed use buildings at the former location of an apartment complex on the prominent North Meridian Street corridor. The buildings feature retail/ restaurant space on the first floor, and class A office space on the upper floors. A tower element allows ac- cess to the office space with an open decorative stair wrapping around the elevator. The design of the Paradise Bakery and Cafe, located in the 2 story building, was also done by Curran Architecture.Photographs Susan Fleck Photography www.curran-architecture.comBeyond the Expected 14. Burford Office Complex :: Carmel, Indiana Burford Office ComplexCarmel, IndianaProject Information Two Building Office Complex7,200 and 3,600 sfNew ConstructionProject Description The design of this 2 building complex focused on creating a transition be- tween the existing commercial office buildings across the street, and the es- tablished residential neighborhood be- hind the property. Scale of the build- ings, roof lines, and landscaping were all instrumental in creating a project that Carmel officials found pleasing. Zoning requirements stipulated that the building to be placed close to the street, and all parking had to be to the side. This enhanced the residential na- ture of the area, and allowed for the buildings to be the feature element, rather than a field of asphalt.Photographs Susan Fleck Photography www.curran-architecture.comBeyond the Expected 15. Paradise Bakery & Cafe :: Indianapolis, IndianaParadise Bakery & Cafe Indianapolis, Indiana Project InformationUpscale Restaurant4,200 sf Interior Build Out Project Description The local franchisees selected Cur- ran Architecture to develop the Park Meridian location for Paradise Bakery & Cafe. The challenge for this proj- ect was working with the confines of the space and the desires of th