Winston Churchill is quoted as saying, “We shape our buildings and afterward our buildings shape us.” So how does that apply to campus architecture?
Timeless design. We have heard it from many clients over the years. “Don’t give me trendy colors, but colors that last the test of time.” Yet in the world of design, from clothing to teapots, color is very trendy. Remember the Harvest Gold and Avocado Green appliances in the ‘70’s? Or how about the…[Read More]
It’s a need that both educators and parents can agree on – students should be exposed to career options and training through Career & Technical Education (CTE) courses in high school, and sometimes even middle school. In fact, according to a 2017 survey conducted by Edge Research and K12 Inc., 90% of Americans agree that…[Read More]
Isn’t that what everyone wants for their hospital or clinic? For the experiences created for patients and their families to be remarkable? So remarkable that visitors to your facilities can’t help but talk about you to their friends and family. We’re certainly not saying that isn’t already happening, just something we continually strive for when…[Read More]
Everyone finishes a project and is ready to move on to the next – whether a home project, a special assignment, or something on campus. However, much can be learned from looking back to see what is working and what you would have done differently. Let’s take a look at the Library Learning Commons on…[Read More]
If you’re like a lot of districts, you have a huge Library or Media Center at the heart of your school that is filled with books and absent of students. To make things worse, no one has looked at those books, let alone checked one out, in the last five years. This is an age…[Read More]
It’s certainly a different world than ten years ago. As healthcare moves to a quality based model, one of the issues that has risen to the top is patient satisfaction. What are the predominant impacts your building can have on increasing patient satisfaction? Hospitality. Patients don’t want to be reminded they are dealing with an…[Read More]