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The Inflexibility of Flexible Spaces

A very interesting dialogue occurred at a recent SCUP conference. A presentation on flexible learning …

MRI Essentials

There are five key issues that are essential to consider in the location of an …

Student-Centered Spaces

As educators, student outcomes and their learning achievements are the most important indicator of success. …

The Power of an Image

It’s true, a picture can be worth a thousand words, but those “words” can hurt …

Human Design in Hospitals

Hospitals are certainly one of the most complex building types that architects design. Not many …

5 Hot Tips for Your Food Venue

What makes one food venue popular, while another struggles to attract students? 2015 marked the …

Patient Room Design CMBA Architects

The Art (and Science) of Patient Room Design

Today’s patient room is not like it used to be. Technology has changed every aspect …

The Race for Students

Trends are indicating that we will see a gradual decline (from 2010 to 2030) in …

CMBA Expands Staff!

PATRICK LEAHY AIA, EDAC HEALTHCARE PLANNER | ARCHITECT CMBA would like to introduce Patrick Leahy …

Don’t Let Your Patients Lose Their Patience!

Every hospital has encountered this problem – a patient wandering the halls trying to find …

Defining Roles in a Bond Election

One of the many important ingredients to a successful bond vote is defining the Superintendent’s …

What Makes a Space Collaborative

Today’s world is light years from the one Steve Jobs inhabited. You hear about the importance of collaboration everywhere. It’s the way the world works.

Sorting an Omelet

Residential single-stream recycling is easier on residents, but we still have to be mindful so separating recyclables isn’t like “sorting an omelet” for the crews who work hard to help us stay green!

Meet Brad

Brad Kissler is a Principal Architect and a member of CMBA’s Board of Directors. Brad …

The Year of Being Better!

CMBA has built a solid reputation and many valued, long-term relationships. We have earned awards …

The Patient Experience!

Check out this great video on patient experience at UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s! The video highlights …