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Designing Sustainable, Healthy, and Profitable Office Buildings

One of our primary responsibilities as architects is understanding people’s needs. When it comes to office design, that means the health, sustainability, and profitability of a building’s design. We know there might be new best practices that emerge as we continue through this COVID-19 pandemic, but we’d like to cover some key strategies that we…[Read More]

We Believe that Listening Leads to Better K12 Architecture. Here’s Why.

K12 Schools often share many characteristics. But their needs are far from identical. As rudimentary as it seems, we think that investing the time to actually listen to a school’s students, staff, and community makes the difference–at least in part–between a wildly successful project and disappointment. Because of this, we make listening a priority at…[Read More]

Quick Tips for Designing Wellness Spaces

Wellness spaces aren’t new. But they have become a growing trend in recent workplace design. Beyond a fitness area or gym, these trendier spaces usually offer unexpected features that elevate them from the federally mandated minimum. Showing dedication to human-centric design. But trendy wellness spaces are more than just for show. Whether it’s workplace stressors…[Read More]

Prioritizing Staff Satisfaction in Healthcare Architecture

Healthcare faces an epidemic of stressed and burned-out staff–something we’ve discussed before on our blog. But today we’ll take a look at this problem in light of recent changes in corporate America. Their shift to customizable workplaces which popularized sit-to-stand desks, focus rooms, and collaboration lounges can be adapted to healthcare. Empowering staff to tailor their…[Read More]