Project Description


Churchill Downs is one of the oldest and most recognizable brands in American thoroughbred racing. In just the last few years, i/A has completed more than a dozen separate assessment and facility improvement projects including, but not limited to:

Security Office / Stable Gate for Back of Track Site Access for all Horses, Handlers and Owners
Equine Hospital / Trauma Center & Testing Lab
Full facility life-safety and code-compliance assessments of all public and back of house facilities
Backside master planning and reconfiguration
Quarantine barns for foreign/sick horse stabling
Backside kitchen, laundry, and lounge areas
Various other facility assessments and improvements

Churchill Downs operates “Derby to Derby” which requires rapid delivery of design documents and extremely thorough coordination between dozens of designers, engineers, and contractors with (in some instances) offices located across the country. i/A has established a reputation of being easy and efficient to work with, while maintaining a rapid pace for delivery of design documents.

“Tin”-Year Anniversary

December 1st, 2021|

This year, we celebrated our big 10 year anniversary in a unique way. Originating from the idea that the 10 year anniversary is the tin anniversary, our team hosted a tin can food drive ...

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March 22nd, 2021|

Ever wonder how architects work towards the construction of their projects? Imagining huge buildings full of drafting boards and T-squares? Not us. Don't get me wrong, nothing beats some fresh paper and a cup full ...