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Cybersecurity Companies Turn To Maryland

07 20 2021 — by Arium

“The Cyber Hub of the East Coast is Rising,” as stated by the Howard Hughes Corporation when referring to the revitalization of downtown Columbia, Maryland, and Tenable’s move to the hub (see page 32 of the Maryland Cybersecurity Buyer’s Guide 2021). Arium AE’s design team recently completed the new Tenable Headquarters, a 6-floor 150,000 SQ FT high-tech office space that takes full advantage of the work-live-play destination of the new Merriweather District. Continue Reading

Arium AE Announces New Hire and Promotion

07 15 2021 — by Arium

Arium AE has continued to experience steady growth. In 2020, despite a pandemic, the firm persevered and completed over 100 project designs and filed for permit. Most recently, for the third consecutive year, Arium was awarded a ranking on BBJ’s Top 5 Interior Design Firms in the Greater Baltimore Area. With this continued success, we are very excited to announce a new hire and a promotion. Continue Reading

BBJ Top Interior Design Firm

07 08 2021 — by Arium

After a year of continued success in 2020, Arium AE was awarded a #4 ranking on BBJ’s Top 5 Interior Design Firms in the Greater Baltimore Area.  The firm has been recognized by the BBJ in the Top 5 List for the third consecutive year. In addition, Arium has been ranking in the Top 10 Firms for the past 11+ years and is looking forward to continuing to serve the Mid-Atlantic Region with our integrated design studio.

How To Improve Your Existing HVAC Systems Post COVID-19 In Just 2 Steps

05 06 2021 — by Arium

The COVID-19 virus has had lasting impacts on the built environment. How we design spaces, our expectations for the HVAC systems that serve them and how we interact with each other within these spaces will never be the same. As our clients focus on re-occupying their facilities, Arium AE has been partnering with them to chart a path forward. Continue Reading

Arium AE is Now Hiring: Architects and Electrical Engineers

02 10 2021 — by Arium

Electrical Engineers  –  Entry Level 

Recent Graduates

The Arium AE office of integrated architecture and engineering design is seeking recent electrical engineering graduates with a professional degree to work in our design firm. Our staff of 32 professionals is growing and seeking qualified candidates to add to our team. We are a friendly well-established design practice with commercial projects throughout the Baltimore-Washington Region. Projects are mostly commercial office, retail and industrial, but with a wide variety of other projects including data centers, SCIF’s, religious and sports facilities, breweries and laboratories in the Baltimore/Washington Area.   Continue Reading

The Daily Record Announces Arium AE as a Recipient of the Excellence in Construction & Real Estate Award

10 06 2020 — by Arium


Baltimore, MD (October 6, 2020) — The Daily Record selected Arium AE to receive the 2020 Excellence in Construction & Real Estate Award.

These awards celebrate the individuals and companies who are changing the landscape of Maryland through design, construction, project management, innovation and more. These individuals and organizations are creating jobs, building healthy spaces, helping families and companies achieve their dreams, and leading the way toward growth and prosperity for the community. Continue Reading

4 HVAC Improvements to Combat COVID-19

08 06 2020 — by Arium

With life starting a new normal, many business owners or building management teams are looking for solutions to help improve indoor air quality in their buildings for their employees and customers. Arium has been following the latest recommendations and studies completed for the HVAC community to help to provide the best solutions for our clients. Four of the most common strategies we have been asked about are outlined below. Continue Reading

3 Trending Design Elements for 2020 – 2021

07 21 2020 — by Arium

Design trends are often forecasted a year ahead by industry leaders. However, as the year progresses the market truly dictates what has successfully taken off. Our goal as interior designers at Arium AE is to provide our clients with not only design-forward solutions but ones that ultimately serve their needs and have a lasting impression. We have identified three key design trends that we have been successfully incorporating into our active projects. Continue Reading

Top 10 Things to Know about Brewery Design post COVID-19

06 30 2020 — by Arium

Arium AE’s Principal Brian Frels was recently invited to participate in the 2020 BAM Technical Summit to discuss “Selecting & Designing Your New Brewery or Brewery Expansion.” Special thanks to Brian Tarantino and Tarantino Engineering Consultants for participating with us. Our blog this week is expanding on our previous Top 10 Things to Know about Brewery Design and speaking specifically about the current COVID-19 impacts we are seeing on the design of breweries and taprooms. As with all things COVID-19, this list is certainly an evolving work in progress. Download the COVID-19 Top 10 PDF hereContinue Reading

BBJ Top Interior Design Firm

06 25 2020 — by Arium

After an exceptional year of growth in 2019, Arium AE has just been published as #4 in the Baltimore Business Journal’s 2020 Top Interior Design Firms in the Greater Baltimore Area.  The firm has been recognized by the BBJ as a Top 10 Firm for the past 10+ consecutive years and is looking forward to continuing to serve the Mid-Atlantic Region with our integrated design studio.