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3801 River Ridge Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA


(319) 393-9334


History & Mission


Novak Design Group, founded in 1986, is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The practice is recognized as one of the leading architectural design firms in Iowa and works nationally providing full architecture, master-planning and interior design services for both the public and private sectors. The extremely diverse portfolio of work includes: world class corporate office buildings, resort architecture including hotels and condominiums, college buildings, schools, libraries, private residences, churches, police stations, city halls, and numerous other civic buildings.


Novak Design Group employs a diverse workforce. The firm is composed of a productive and progressive mix of seasoned veterans and fresh, innovative talent. The practice is strongly rooted in the community where it began 25 years ago. Its employees invest numerous volunteer hours serving on commissions and committees throughout the region.


The firms fundamental beliefs are as follows: Each project is unique and deserves unique attention without prejudice or preconceived notions. Every project must aggressively integrate energy efficiencies. Every building is essentially an addition to the natural or built environment and must be a good neighbor. Great design matters. Great design is timeless.



To provide our clients with distinctive, sustainable, functional architecture and interior design which respects their budget, needs and schedule.