In Part 2 of our series, we share the process of designing a new or transforming an old library – the stakeholders, the considerations, and how to set up an institution for success today and for the future.
Issue 02 | Culture by Design
How thoughtful approaches can influence behavior and build community
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Student housing series: What’s the impact of P3 on the design and decision-making process?
Student housing via a public-private partnership brings a balance of efficiency and a thorough review process
How can public-private partnerships ease the student housing challenge in tight markets?
Amid aging facilities, economic pressure, and a crush of new students, universities are wise to consider what P3 options are available
Libraries & Learning Commons, Part 4
Libraries should be designed as a place of reinvention, with spaces that can evolve to meet changing needs.
Science & Technology Conferences and Speaking Engagements
Join our Science & Technology planning and design experts as they share topics ranging from meeting sustainability goals to programming interaction and collaboration spaces in research facilities.
[With Video] Educating students for jobs we can’t envision (Part 2): 4 new spaces
A new range of educational spaces are required for new skills-based, project-based, and technology-augmented pedagogies
From the Design Quarterly: Old idea, new form—makerspaces make it big
Makerspaces are coming to the library, university, and workplace near you. What inspires and defines the contemporary makerspace?
Rethinking details with Passive House
The first certified Passive House higher education building in Canada was inspired by passive design principles and wood innovation.
Video: Lebanon Valley College welcomes students to the new Health Professions Pavilion
Get a look inside the new building—designed to promote spontaneous interaction, support individualized learning, and set students up for a successful future in health professions
Student housing series: Student housing vs. multi-family housing—what are the differences?
While student and multi-family housing share a common building form, it’s the student resident that drives the innovation of new spaces
Issue 03 | Technology Driving Change
How technology is changing the way we communicate and think about design
WEBINAR RECORDING: Career & Technical Education's impact on education design
Did you miss out CTE webinar? No worries. You can still get our insights on how the CTE revolution is evolving how we think of education and space. Click for the recording.
What can workplace design learn from makerspaces in educational environments? (Part 1)
How a benchmarking study helps us educate workplace clients on makerspaces and ultimately assess culture and growth strategies
How major trends from the past are informing future learning environments
What will safety and security, sustainability, and technical education look like in learning environments 20 years from now?
Creating “in-between” spaces in research facilities
To truly support cutting-edge research and attract the best, health science buildings need rooms for collaboration and informal learning
Libraries & Learning Commons, Part 3
We share some of the most valuable lessons we’ve learned throughout the process of designing modern academic libraries across North America.
Published in Higher Education Estates: Designing research into university estates
David Martin discusses the role of architecture in supporting translational research and medicine in Higher Education Estates magazine.
Why your office needs a makerspace—it’s about investing in the creative workplace
Harvesting creativity and innovation requires the right spaces and creates a culture that attracts the best employees
Published in the Clinical Services Journal - Translational Research: From Bench to Bedside
David Martin talks about design that supports translation of innovation to patient outcomes
Presenting Design Quarterly 03: Technology driving change
Pushing technology to create lasting, human-centered places
From the Design Quarterly: Bridging cultures to create buildings for unique populations