News & Ideas
10 11 2021 — by Arium
Arium AE, an architecture and engineering design firm, is seeking Architects, Interior Designers, and Electrical Engineers to join our firm. Our staff of 32 professionals is growing and we are seeking qualified candidates to add to our team. We are a friendly well-established design practice with commercial, institutional, and government projects throughout the Baltimore-Washington region. Continue Reading
10 06 2020 — by Arium
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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
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
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
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 here. Continue Reading
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.
06 23 2020 — by Arium
Construction is underway for Arium AE’s recently completed building amenity improvements for the lakeside anchor building of a five building office/flex/industrial complex located in Avion Business Park, a Class A development in Chantilly, VA. Having recently purchased the Northern Virginia Portfolio, Minkoff Development called on Arium AE to modernize and expand the building amenities. Improvements include a new welcoming, bright and modern building lobby with an adjacent tenant spec suite, a new building conferencing center and micro market lounge.
06 16 2020 — by Arium
Since 2014 Arium AE has assisted dozens of breweries across the Mid-Atlantic. These breweries have ranged in size and type including: nano, farm breweries, cideries, distilleries, brew pubs, and full scale production facilities. We often get asked about the top often over looked aspects of designing a brewery and so we took a few minutes to list the top 10 items we’ve seen. Continue Reading
06 05 2020 — by Arium
As non-essential businesses work to re-enter the workplace across Maryland, Arium is fielding requests from tenants and building owners for assistance with calculations of COVID-19 maximum occupancy calculations. Each respective county has come up with their own unique calculation based on the type of business and the typical activities taking place. Arium has put together a quick reference chart (Download PDF here) to consolidate information from executive orders and guideline documents using the most current available information as of the date of this post. Please reference the link below for the most current information and feel free to give our team a call if you need any assistance. Stay safe and healthy. Continue Reading
06 02 2020 — by Arium
Permitting and Inspections Moving Beyond COVID-19
In order to slow the spread of the coronavirus, most jurisdictions across the region have closed their buildings to the public, cancelled in person reviews, moved strictly to electronic submissions/reviews and switched to conducting virtual inspections only. Arium has been monitoring the continual status changes at each of these jurisdictions for over 2 months to ensure that our client’s projects are moving forward in the review process.
05 14 2020 — by Arium
Through creative space planning and thoughtful design, a new multi-functional community space has transformed the experience of both the employees and the visitors. Strategic improvements, creative space planning, and a phasing plan will allow for the tenant to continue to occupy the space throughout construction.