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A2SO4′s new office featured in Indiana Preservationist magazine

2012-010-02 A2SO4 New Corporate Office Featured in Indiana Preservationist magazine A2SO4′s new corporate headquarters, St. Joseph’s Church,  is featured in the September – October issue of Indiana Preservationist Magazine. The church is one of several that is highlighted in their featured topic: Born Again, Again, in which they highlight historic churches around the state and their new uses. […]

A2SO4 featured in National Education Publication

2012-08-22 A2SO4 Projects to Be Featured in National Education Publication A2SO4  Architecture, LLC will be highlighted this summer in the 2012 edition of American School & University’s Educational Interiors Showcase, an annual national publication of education-related interior design projects. The Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center, for which A2SO4 provided interior design and environmental graphics design […]

A2SO4 receives praise for IUPUI Gateway Parking Garage

2012-07-24 A2SO4 receives praise for IUPUI Gateway Parking Garage Responding to a blog post by Aaron Renn criticizing urban design in Indianapolis, Brian Payne, President and CEO of Central Indiana Community Fund and founder of the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, defended the city’s design efforts. “IUPUI built a beautiful garage on the Cultural Trail that adds […]


Millikan on Mass Ave.

2012-07-26 Fresh renderings released for Millikan on Mass Ave The project, tentatively dubbed The Millikan on Mass Ave after an apartment building that once stood on the site, is being designed by Ratio Architects and A2SO4. Millikan on Mass Ave will be a $23 million residential and retail development planned for the land surrounding the […]

St. Clair Place Takes Home 2011 Monumental Affair Award

2011-11-09 Building On Our Foundations: St. Clair Place One of A2SO4’s earliest projects was the planning, design and build-out of Indianapolis’s Fall Creek Place neighborhood. Since then, we have been actively working in other Indianapolis neighborhoods and other communities around Indiana. A2SO4 in 2010 joined a team of landscape architects, urban planners, engineers, property developers […]

A2SO4 President featured as speaker at National Urban League’s 2012 BEEP Leadership Conference

2012-05-31 A2SO4 president, Sanford E. Garner, AIA, NOMA, LEED AP ND, will be featured as a speaker for Black Executive Exchange Program  in Lake Buena Vista, Florida at The Sanctuary – 4449 Red Bud, St. Louis, MO. A2SO4 co-founder and president, Sanford Garner will be one of five speakers who will speak on the understanding of how to […]


A2SO4 President featured as keynote speaker in St. Louis for Open/Closed Speaker series

2012-04-21 A2SO4 president, Sanford E. Garner, AIA, NOMA, LEED AP ND, will be featured as keynote speaker for Open/Closed in St. Louis at The Sanctuary – 4449 Red Bud, St. Louis, MO. A2SO4 co-founder and president, Sanford Garner will speak on his involvement with Fall Creek Place and how he helped lead the public-private partnership […]

A2SO4 President featured as a panelist for MIBOR Housing Summit

2011-11-01 A2SO4 president, Sanford E. Garner, AIA, NOMA, LEED AP ND, participates in MIBOR Housing Summit Webinar. A2SO4 co-founder and president, Sanford Garner was featured in MIBOR Housing Summit webinar on November 1st 2011. The 2011 Summit webinar was an opportunity for people to engage in discussion about what housing experts feel central Indiana’s collective community […]

A2SO4 President featured in Indiana Business Journal

2011-09-21 A2SO4 president, Sanford E. Garner, AIA, NOMA, LEED AP ND, speaks on upcoming move and restructuring. A2SO4 co-founder and president, Sanford Garner is featured in the September 21st, 2011 edition of the Indiana Business Journal and speaks on his company’s restructuring after the buyout of co-founder Vop Osili. He speaks on the direction in which […]


A2SO4 President featured in Indianapolis Star

2011-09-08 A2SO4 president, Sanford E. Garner, AIA, NOMA, LEED AP ND, shares view on Mass Transit system in Indianapolis. There continues to be a lot of talk about whether Central Indiana will support a rapid transit system as so many other metropolitan cities around the country have done for years. While thousands of people, organizations […]

A2SO4 President Honored at the 2011 AIA National Convention

2011-06-24 A2SO4 president, Sanford E. Garner, AIA, NOMA, LEED AP ND, was one of 11 recipients honored with the 2011 AIA Young Architects Award at the AIA National Convention in New Orleans. Garner’s is also featured in a book which serves as a compilation of the work and achievements of the American Institute of Architects 2011 Young […]

A2SO4 President featured in Building Design + Construction (BD+C)

2011-06-24 A2SO4 president, Sanford E. Garner, AIA, NOMA, LEED AP ND, speaks on the Profitability of being Diverse. Sanford E. Garner, AIA, NOMA, LEED AP ND, NCARB, is founding partner and president of A2SO4 Architecture, LLC, Indianapolis. Recent projects include work on the Lucas Oil Stadium, parking and terminal facilities at the Indianapolis airport, Sky […]


A2SO4 President to Give Presentations and Receive Honors at the 2011 AIA National Convention

2011-04-28 A2SO4 president, Sanford E. Garner, AIA, NOMA, LEED AP ND, will be one of several presenters at the 2011 AIA National Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 12-14. Garner, current president of the National Organization of Minority Architects, will also be honored as one of the recipients of the 2011 AIA Young Architects […]

A2SO4 President featured:

April 1, 2011 – Howard University, “The Profitability of Diversity” A2SO4 president, Sanford Garner, will be presenting “The Profitability of Diversity” at Howard University in celebration of its 100th anniversary. Hosted by the College of Engineering, the presentation will be at 6:00PM at the Architecture and Computer Sciences building, in the Hilyard and Helena Robinson […]

A2SO4 Summer Internship Program

2012-02-23 A2SO4’s summer internship program provides exceptional architecture and interior design students with opportunities to gain professional experience in our Indianapolis based office. In 2011, A2SO4 will be offering two internship positions — one for 3rd year or above architecture students and one for 3rd year interior design students. These internships will be a unique […]


Garner Selected to Receive the 2011 AIA Institute Young Architects Award

2012-02-2012 Washington, D.C. – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced the 11 recipients of the 2011 AIA Young Architects Award. Young Architects are defined as professionals who have been licensed 10 years or fewer regardless of their age. This award honors individuals who have shown exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the profession […]

BDNN Selects Sanford Garner as Innovative Designer and Architect

2011-12-11 BDNN selects Sanford Garner as Innovative Designer and Architect, and NOMA president promoting the forward thinking idea: MECCA (Mentorship / Education / Community / Collaboration / Authority). Remembering our past, embracing the present and guiding our future. As founding partner at A2SO4, Sanford Garner has focused on historic preservation, master planning, project assessment, and […]

Sanford Garner Featured In Uptown Professional

2011-02-01 Architect Sanford Garner speaking about the A2SO4 Offices located in Historic Union Station is featured in the Repurpose section of Uptown Professional Magazine The most green thing anyone can do is repurpose what you already have. The same goes for buildings and that is the philosophy behind the renovation and preservation of the historic […]


A2SO4 Projects Featured In College Planning and Management

2010-12 Brighter Colors, Softer Lights Are Now Big Names On Campus That institutional beige you might remember from your college days is all gone from the new class of university residential halls where schools are putting students’ needs and wants at the forefront of everything they do, from wall colors to lighting to the upholstery […]

Indianapolis Public Schools Pursues LEED Certification

2010- 06 By Marion Herbert — District Administration Publication Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) will be putting the final touches on 25 refurbished buildings that will receive the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. In what is its third and final phase of an ambitious plan to renovate their district, Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) […]

Trail Side Funding Finally Closes

2011-01-11 Tom Harton IBJ News Financing for construction of a $10 million, mixed-use building at 875 Massachusetts Ave. closed Dec. 22, allowing developers to proceed with the project after a funding snag nearly killed it. The four-story building, called Trail Side, is to include 10,900-square-feet of first-floor retail space and an underground garage with 69 […]


Super Bowl Legacy in Indianapolis Begins to Take Shape; NFL Contributes $1.2 million

2010-11-15 Officials from the NFL, Indianapolis Colts, 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee and other organizations broke ground today in Indianapolis on the Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center and Indianapolis Youth Education Town (YET). The facility is part of the Host Committee’s Near Eastside Legacy initiative, which also includes housing re-development and East 10th Street […]

Felicia Brown Has Always Been Into Finance

2010-10-16 This week’s Rising Star is CFO at architecture firm A2SO4- Indystar.com / Business Section When most teens were out spending every dime from their latest paycheck, Felicia Brown was sticking to a budget. The 39-year-old began keeping a budget in high school — not only to save money, but also to keep track of […]

2010 AIA Indiana Citation Service Award Winner

2010-10-15 The annual 2010 AIA Indiana Service Awards were presented at the 2010 AIA Indiana/AIA Kentucky Convention on October 15, 2010, which was held at Belterra Casino Resort & Spa. Mark Darrall, AIA, A2SO4 is the recipient of the 2010 Indiana Citation Service Award. Mark serves on the AIA Indiana Sustainable Design Legislative Subcommittee and […]