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Evolving the Future at Stilwell Jr. High

Evolving the Future at Stilwell Jr. High

Gender-neutral restrooms, patient-focused health rooms, counseling services, secure entries, and more classrooms create a more student-focused school.

Building the Future of Career and Technical Education

Building the Future of Career and Technical Education

In response to an increased request from students to enroll in career and technical education (CTE) courses the West Des Moines Community School District reached out to Shive-Hattery for assistance with designing an additional at the Valley Southwoods Freshman High School.

Making the Case for Air Dispersion Modeling

Making the Case for Air Dispersion Modeling

Anything that emits a pollutant should be evaluated for permitting before being installed in a facility.

Know the Code

Know the Code

When designing and building multi-family housing units, many federal laws and building codes have requirements that must be met to ensure accessibility. Knowing what these requirements are and abiding by them can save you time and money and protect you from potential future lawsuits.

The Experiential Workplace

The Experiential Workplace

The physical workplace must be an experience that brings value to the day, and value is in the eye of the beholder.

Nathan's Miles Glow Trail

Nathan's Miles Glow Trail

The two-mile stretch of glow-in-the-dark trail is the longest of its kind in the United States.

Federal Funding Webinar: Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan

Federal Funding Webinar: Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan

Are you positioned to secure funds from the bipartisan infrastructure package?In this webinar,  we discuss insights that will help position you to secure incoming funds from the BIP.

Workplace Design that Recruits & Retains Talent

Workplace Design that Recruits & Retains Talent

From vacant and vandalized, to a home to grow from. ClaimDOC selected a vacated former fitness center in the heart of West Des Moines as their future workplace home.

Activity-Based Workplace

Activity-Based Workplace

What is your ideal day at work? My creative energies are propelled by a mix of venues and interactions with people.

Six Essential Elements of an Innovation Center

Six Essential Elements of an Innovation Center

As creatures of habit, humans love daily routines, and we are all susceptible to distractions. To inspire new ways of thinking, you need spaces to orbit outside regular patterns and comfort zones. Maker Spaces feel different and evoke a sense of exploration.

Creating A Pedestrian Focus in Uptown Marion

Creating A Pedestrian Focus in Uptown Marion

The Broad and Main development projects blur the line between public and private space providing a project that ties seamlessly into the downtown context and offers new opportunities for retail, restaurants and residential living options.

The Universal Language of Active Learning Is Architecture

The Universal Language of Active Learning Is Architecture

Our educational system has been conditioned over time to embrace the concept that we are only limited by our imagination. However, the reality is that physical and emotional barriers within our educational environments can limit the imagination process.

Is Wellness the Next Workplace Metric?

Is Wellness the Next Workplace Metric?

Destination employers clearly see an opportunity to make a smart investment in fostering community and supporting holistic wellness.

The Evolution of Workplace

The Evolution of Workplace

As the United States makes vaccinations more accessible, employees will return to the office with new expectations.

DMACC Urban Campus Student Center: Sneak Peek

DMACC Urban Campus Student Center: Sneak Peek

As the first majority minority college/university campus in the state of Iowa, the DMACC Urban Campus Student Center is a resource for everyone in central Iowa and celebrates and captures the vibrancy and diversity of the campus.

Transforming Underutilized Space into a Main Attraction

Transforming Underutilized Space into a Main Attraction

West Des Moines Community Schools converts an unmaintained courtyard overgrown with invasive plant material into its new media center.

All Aboard!

All Aboard!

Exploring the Waveland Trolley Loop's personal connections at Shive-Hattery and the community.

5 Ways To Decrease Exposure to Contaminants in Fire Stations

5 Ways To Decrease Exposure to Contaminants in Fire Stations

Protect firefighters by reducing exposure to toxic contaminants and carcinogens inside the fire station

Managing Environmental Hazards In Iowa Schools During The Pandemic

Managing Environmental Hazards In Iowa Schools During The Pandemic

While the pandemic continues to draw public attention to environmental safety in schools, Iowa school districts continue to grapple with managing the regulated hazards in their buildings.

Managing Environmental Hazards In Iowa Government Buildings During The Pandemic

Managing Environmental Hazards In Iowa Government Buildings During The Pandemic

As the situation surrounding the pandemic continues as well as ongoing derecho recovery efforts, Iowa government officials may find it difficult balance both the needs of COVID-19 and the management of normal operations and maintenance in their buildings.