First Impressions are Everything: Lobbies that Educate, Engage and Support

Noisy, featureless waiting rooms are quickly becoming a thing of the past. As healthcare organizations continually work to improve their patient experience, these spaces are now evolving into destinations for education, engagement, and solace. And that’s fine by us! This evolution is primarily driven by a competitive market that offers more choice to patients in…[Read More]

The Pivotal Role of Architecture in the Future of K12

Many schools today are decades old and haven’t undergone a major redesign since they were originally built. A lot has changed since then, making these traditional styled classrooms much better suited for passive learning. Not a very good fit for today’s more active, hands-on learning approaches. But how should architecture adapt? Designing for the Needs of…[Read More]

Are Community Colleges the Next Frontier for Bold Architecture?

A core aspect of advancing our country’s higher education system is improving the community college experience for students. With 45% of all undergraduate students in the U.S. enrolled in community colleges, we believe that these institutions are critical to our country’s long-term success. But we’re not the only ones. Community college leadership teams recognize their…[Read More]

How Does Healthcare Architecture Affect Quality of Life?

Many healthcare patients today spend lots of their time in hospital buildings. Which isn’t great for quality of life, but are there steps we can take architecturally to improve their situation? In the wise words of Winston Churchill, “We shape our buildings and afterward our buildings shape us.” The fact is that a patient’s comfort,…[Read More]

Does Architecture Affect Your Quality of Life?

You probably spend most of your day in or around buildings. But have you considered how these buildings are actively affecting your quality of life? In the wise words of Winston Churchill, “We shape our buildings and afterward our buildings shape us.” The fact is that your comfort, mood, and quality of life can fluctuate…[Read More]