Designing Your Solution

Whether designing a building from the ground up or making changes to what’s already there, we have the expertise to assist you with the total package – from concept through construction.

Our projects are as diverse as our clients – site and facility plans for institutions, programming for corporate office, renovations and systems upgrades to public buildings, engaging designs for community spaces, or innovative plans for today’s schools that meet the needs of the future.

  • BriHi Square | Dublin, OH

    Well-defined public spaces created through public-private partnership

  • Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) | Columbus, OH

    Site and architectural design for Columbus’ first bus rapid transit, enhancing service to riders and facilitating regional growth

  • IGS Energy Headquarters | Dublin, OH

    Visually-transparent office space lauded as first LEED-NC Platinum building in Central Ohio

  • Central Park | Green, OH

    Signature community park design offers abundant amenities and creates cultural hub

  • Hampton Inn & Suites at the Columbus Convention Center | Columbus, OH

    Hotel renovation marries original building character with design integration into the urban downtown fabric

  • Gahanna Lincoln High School at Clark Hall | Gahanna, OH

    21st century design of 75,400 SF educational facility fosters collaboration and creativity

  • City Hall | Westland, MI

    Abandoned big box transformed into elegant, modern, energy-efficient office & community space

  • Cardinal Health | Dublin, OH

    LEED-certified, 250,000 sf corporate office building maximizes energy efficiency

  • Bonn Building at Saxony Office District | Fishers, IN

    Optimal end-user flexibility influences mixed-use building design

Leaders in Transformation

No matter what we’re doing or who we’re doing it for, we approach each project holistically – from a multidisciplinary perspective balanced by our engineering and planning teammates – to transform your world for the better.

Success is never just a measure of our ability to meet functional requirements, schedules and budgets; but our ability to create great places for people that are aesthetically appropriate, programmatically flexible, and enduring.

I am inspired by bringing positive change to communities. Building partnerships, both with our clients and across our multidisciplinary teams, is so rewarding to me – and paramount to a project's success. It is truly an interactive environment at OHM Advisors; filled with cross-team collaboration and future-focused approaches with the goal of client-centered solutions.
Misty Raatz - Architecture Project Manager, Associate AIA

Our Expertise

K-12 and Higher Ed
Retail / Mixed-Use

Architectural Expertise Fast Facts

3 million sq. ft. of office space
500,000 sq. ft. of LEED-certified project space
More than 50 school districts
Fast-track design-build
Largest LEED Platinum-certified building in Ohio
40+ hotels
Vertically-integrated mixed-use facilities
Outdoor public event spaces

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Facility Evaluation and Master Planning
Capital Improvement Planning
BIM, 3-D Modeling and Renderings
Space Planning and Programing
MEP Engineering
Site Design and Landscape Architecture
Site Surveying
Bidding and Contract Administration


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Project Spotlight

IGS Energy Headquarters – Phase I | Dublin, OH

IGS Energy Headquarters Phase 1 featured Architecture project

When designing the new 135,000 sf headquarters for this expanding company, high priority was placed on minimizing the environmental footprint and maintaining a close-knit employee culture. By incorporating LEED standards, the following was achieved:

  • Visually-transparent space that encourages daylight maximization and staff interaction
  • 46% more energy efficient
  • Visually-transparent space encourages daylight maximization and staff interaction
  • 46% more energy efficient than an average building
  • Improved building envelope, high efficiency systems, and geothermal HVAC
  • Largest commercial office building in Ohio to earn LEED Platinum Certification under LEED-NC (New Construction) v2.2 upon completion
  • First new building to achieve any Platinum certification in central Ohio

  • Leadership

    Harvey Schwager, AIA, NCARB,  Director of Architecture

    OHM Advisors promotes Harvey Schwager to director of architectureHarvey ensures the firm’s architectural services remain on the cutting edge and leads the studio’s pursuit of exceeding client satisfaction to remain an innovative industry leader. An industry veteran with 40 years of experience, Harvey is renowned for his wealth of expertise leading all aspects of the architecture design process. A true project leader, he creates a delivery platform that maximizes the talents of our multidisciplinary team of design experts.

    Since joining OHM Advisors, Schwager’s project involvement has included corporate office renovations, oversight for the adaptive reuse of a historic building, elementary school upgrades, and COTA’s first Bus Rapid Transit line, CMAX.

    Gary Sebach, AIA, LEED AP,  Director of Architectural Design 

    As the architectural design lead for OHM Advisors, Gary leads an integrated team by providing leadership, direction and design expertise to elevate the firm’s culture of design. With more than 30 years of experience, he is a LEED accredited professional with practiced knowledge of energy efficient and green design practices. He is particularly interested in 21st century classroom design, and is co-author of What’s in your Space? 5 Steps for Better School and Classroom Design – all about how to enhance school facilities to keep up with evolving education and student-centered learning.

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