We are a 50-person architectural firm located in Denver, Colorado. For over 40 years we have provided a full range of services including the planning, programming, and design of buildings for colleges, universities, schools, libraries, justice facilities, office buildings, cultural venues, and housing. We have twice been awarded the American Institute of Architects' Firm Award for "a distinguished body of work" and numerous local, regional and national design awards.

We believe architecture has the power to heighten human well-being and illuminate our cultural values. We are driven by a standard of excellence which provides the highest level of ethics and professionalism to our clients. We embrace thoughtful and responsible design in all aspects of our lives and we constantly strive to create buildings of architectural significance and responsibility.

Our work is developed within a collaborative atmosphere which cultivates research, analysis, and deliberation into judicious decision-making at all levels. Vigorous exploration of client goals is coupled with a detailed examination of their functional needs. This understanding is artfully transformed into three-dimensional space which inspires the daily life within the building. Physical patterns and the cultural fabric of each place are carefully studied to appropriately respond to each site's unique physical and social context. Materials and systems are selected which respect and sustain our planet and the thoughtful expression of building craft and technology are economically integrated to bring the defining statement of character and identity for each of our clients.

Paul S. Haack, AIA
Andrew G. Nielsen, FAIA
David C. Pfeifer, AIA
Joey Carrasquillo, AIA
John D. Graham, AIA

John D. Anderson, FAIA 1926-2017
Ronald L. Mason, FAIA Emeritus
Curt F. Dale, FAIA 1945-2003

Cathy Bellem, AIA
Ben Blanchard, AIA
John Everin, AIA
Erin Hillhouse, AIA
David E. Houston, AIA
James R. Taylor, AIA

Dan Bishop, AIA
Peter Koehler, AIA
Pamela J. Loomis, SDA/C
Ryan Lutz, AIA
Kristin O'Connell, Assoc AIA
Jenna Michieli, AIA
Suzanne Minear, AIA
Cynthia Ottenbrite, AIA
Charlotte Stapleton
Todd Swarts, AIA
Kristina Winn, AIA
Julie Zurakowski, AIA
3198 Speer Boulevard
Denver Colorado 80211

303 294 9448
fax 303 294 0762

www.amdarchitects.com
info@amdarchitects.com

Lane Center is the first of several projects that make up the new Health and Wellness Precinct on University of Colorado Colorado Springs' north campus. The vision for the Health and Wellness Precinct is built on the idea of harnessing the synergies of a public-private development to focus on health and wellness issues within the community and region. The Lane Center combines private medical outpatient clinical services with UCCS research space as well as serving as the University of Colorado School of Medicine's satellite facility in Colorado Springs. This facility focuses on the needs of the elderly and aging population.

The building houses Peak Vista, a private medical services provider, the CU College of Nursing's managed care clinic, the CU Aging Center, the CU Gerontology Center, CU Psychology and the CU Trauma Health and Hazards Center. The facility creates a flexible, collaborative and interdisciplinary environment that fosters research among private and public providers. The concept for the Lane Center centers on the idea of providing a multitude of cross-disciplinary research and care opportunities within one facility. Informal spaces located throughout the building promote this interdisciplinary collaboration, breaking down the divide within the traditional researcher-clinical care feedback loop.

Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences

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