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Creating Beautiful Workplaces in Healthcare

Creating Beautiful Workplaces in Healthcare

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

Illinois Lead Hazard Act Deadline: December 2018

Illinois Lead Hazard Act Deadline: December 2018

All Illinois schools built prior to Jan. 1, 1987, have only a few months left to complete testing for lead contamination in their water and create plans for remediation, if necessary. Steps to take...

Build Outside the Box – Finding Ways to Innovate in Urban Development

Build Outside the Box – Finding Ways to Innovate in Urban Development

See panelists advice for architects, city planners, developers and engineers on how to be innovative and still get your ideas approved.

Customized Robotic Solutions When 'Standard' isn't Enough

Customized Robotic Solutions When 'Standard' isn't Enough

Robots are complicated. Adding them to your production line doesn’t have to be.

Designing Learning Spaces for All Students

Designing Learning Spaces for All Students

Here are some design considerations previously reserved for children with IEPs that are now being incorporated throughout all areas of public schools:

Hot Topics at the 2016 Healthcare Design Expo & Conference

Hot Topics at the 2016 Healthcare Design Expo & Conference

See predicted changes in healthcare identified at the conference...

Healthcare and Government Sectors Come Together for Mental Health

Healthcare and Government Sectors Come Together for Mental Health

The roundtable’s goal was to discuss the current state of behavioral health in Iowa and beyond, as well as the most challenging issues that await us and what we see for the future of behavioral health.

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

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

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

Healthcare Facilities Focusing More on "Wellness" than "Illness"

Healthcare Facilities Focusing More on "Wellness" than "Illness"

Key takeaways from the 2016 Healthcare Facilities Symposium in Orlando

3 Ways to Improve Your Workplace

3 Ways to Improve Your Workplace

“A physical space is the body language of an organization – with its own grammar that can be tweaked and modified to produce desirable habits.”

Redefining Expectations of Senior Living

Redefining Expectations of Senior Living

The senior living environment has evolved dramatically over the past 25 years. These new facilities are changing the discussion from when do I need to move to when can I move!

WORKTECH takeaways: Culture Drives Engagement – and Engagement Defines Culture

WORKTECH takeaways: Culture Drives Engagement – and Engagement Defines Culture

The "war for talent" has moved from tech company skirmishes over a small group of technology "gurus" to a nationwide battle... read more

Protected Bike Lanes

Protected Bike Lanes

If you build it, they will bike.

Workplace design: An Opportunity to Market a Company’s Brand

Workplace design: An Opportunity to Market a Company’s Brand

By embracing your company's culture in your workplace design, we can create an inspiring and engaging place to work for your employees.

Signs Your Office Needs a Redesign

Signs Your Office Needs a Redesign

How do you know when your office is in need of an office renovation?

Phased Design and Construction Helps Businesses Be Fast to Market

Phased Design and Construction Helps Businesses Be Fast to Market

Being fast to market is often a key component of our clients’ business strategies.

5 reasons a tunnel infrastructure assessment program should be a priority

5 reasons a tunnel infrastructure assessment program should be a priority

There are many benefits to having underground utility tunnels and vaults including less impact on pedestrians, traffic, and surrounding aesthetics while improving maintainability and repairs. However, as the saying goes, “out of sight, out of mind”; it’s easy to end up with a system in disrepair or worse yet, develop an unknown hazardous condition to the public.

Mini-Roundabouts: A Great Alternative for Stop Signs

Mini-Roundabouts: A Great Alternative for Stop Signs

Mini-roundabouts provide many of the same benefits as full sized roundabouts, including increased traffic flow and improved safety.

Industrial Corrosion – When Do You Call in Backup?

Industrial Corrosion – When Do You Call in Backup?

When you see corrosion that appears to be worthy of attention, what do you do? Relax and remember that just because it looks bad doesn’t mean it is!