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By Michelle Jones | Nov 16, 2021
The physical workplace must be an experience that brings value to the day, and value is in the eye of the beholder.
By Shive- Hattery | Nov 4, 2021
The two-mile stretch of glow-in-the-dark trail is the longest of its kind in the United States.
By Shive- Hattery | Oct 28, 2021
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.
By Siri Fliehler | Sep 23, 2021
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.
By Michelle Jones | Aug 30, 2021
What is your ideal day at work? My creative energies are propelled by a mix of venues and interactions with people.
By Michelle Jones | Aug 23, 2021
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.
By Mark Seabold | Aug 11, 2021
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.
By Mark Allen, Vic Ritter | Jul 20, 2021
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.
By Michelle Jones | Jun 7, 2021
Destination employers clearly see an opportunity to make a smart investment in fostering community and supporting holistic wellness.
By Michelle Jones | May 5, 2021
As the United States makes vaccinations more accessible, employees will return to the oﬃce with new expectations.
By Holly Reid | Apr 15, 2021
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.
By Michael Kleene | Apr 14, 2021
West Des Moines Community Schools converts an unmaintained courtyard overgrown with invasive plant material into its new media center.
By Emily Naylor | Mar 11, 2021
Exploring the Waveland Trolley Loop's personal connections at Shive-Hattery and the community.
By Brian Kane | Jan 1, 2021
Protect firefighters by reducing exposure to toxic contaminants and carcinogens inside the fire station
By Sam Becker | Dec 18, 2020
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.
By Sam Becker | Dec 17, 2020
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.
By Shive- Hattery | Dec 16, 2020
As we return to work and school in the safest manner possible, disinfection lighting through UV and/or visible lighting is a method that reduces pathogens on surfaces and air spaces that we use and occupy.
By Onesty Friday, Karen Hardisty | Nov 10, 2020
The best option for safety during a tornado is an ICC 500 or FEMA P-361 storm shelter. Both have similar requirements.
By Onesty Friday, Karen Hardisty | Oct 27, 2020
Existing spaces that were not designed for resistance to the effects of a tornado can be augmented to provide additional protection for occupants as an interim measure.
By Onesty Friday, Karen Hardisty | Oct 13, 2020
Most school districts have tornado drills to practice where to go and what to do during a tornado. The locations within the school are typically chosen by administrators who have the best intentions, but do not have the structural engineering training to identify the criteria necessary to choose the safest options available.