Blog - Architecture

Designing for Dementia: 9 Tips to Improve Environments

By Doyle Harper

Here are a few examples of environmental features that affect people with dementia and design solutions that are proven to positively impact their experience and behavior.

Strategic Use of Color and Lighting Influences Children’s Ability to Learn

By Laura Bradbury & Kari Uhlenkamp

The goal of all schools is to help their students learn by creating an environment in which they can thrive. Color and lighting can help support that mission.

Prototyping Senior Living Communities

By Sameer Kulkarni

The idea of prototype has reinvented itself in today’s technological advancement in many fields including the design and construction industry.

Creating Beautiful Workplaces in Healthcare

By Shive-Hattery

Taking better care of doctors, nurses and staff so they can take better care of patients

4 Factors Influencing Today’s Criminal Justice Designs

By Michael Lewis

We've outlined four factors that most frequently impact criminal justice facility design, as well as a community’s decision-making process on how to best proceed.

Design Learning Spaces for All Students

By Kari Uhlenkamp

Classrooms are being redesigned for improved flexibility to accommodate different learning styles. This goes beyond wider doorways and desks that allow wheelchair accessibility.

Mental Health Facilities Can Help Patients Retain Dignity, Sense of Normalcy

By Holly Reid

One of the biggest hurdles that health professionals face when treating mental health patients is getting them to keep coming back.

Cubicles "benched"

By Shive-Hattery

Two common business problems are finding their solution in one design trend. Shared workstations reduce footprint and increase collaboration.

3 Ways to Improve Your Workplace

By Michelle Jones

Give people choices, align design with company culture, focus on wellness...

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