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Planning for growing Computer Science programs

Planning for growing Computer Science programs

by Luke Voiland, AIA, LEED APHarvard Business School | Harvard Pagliuca Life LabDriven by emerging AI developments and digital transformation in the business world, university computer science programs are projected to grow by nearly 15% by 2030. These programs serve...

Promoting wellness in urban communities

Promoting wellness in urban communities

by Natalie Shutt-Banks, AIACA Ventures | The LinkSince the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in the amount of time individuals spend in their residences. This has led to a rise in conversation on health and well-being, as people are increasingly cognizant...

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

by Ana VillanuevaHispanic Heritage Month celebrates the lives, culture, and contributions of the 62.1 million Hispanics in the United States, and those that came before them. It’s an opportunity for the Latinx community to share their stories and acknowledging not...

Cultivating joy in pediatrics

Cultivating joy in pediatrics

by Caroline Tate, AIABanner Health | Banner PlayzoneIn the summer of 2022, our team was tasked with the rewarding opportunity of creating a central pediatrics care area for Banner Health where patients from infants to 18-year-olds could disconnect from the hospital...

Adapting historic university buildings

Adapting historic university buildings

by David Whitehill, AIA supported byMatt Gifford, AIA LEED APLoyola University Maryland | Miguel B. Fernandez Family Center for Innovation and Collaborative LearningThe rich history of North American higher education institutions are reflected in the peculiar...

Designing a pedestrian focused city

Designing a pedestrian focused city

by Omar Bailey, AIA, LEED AP, NOMALV Collective | MoontowerWhat makes a city walkable? The United States Environmental Protection Agency defines walkability simply as “a walkable place that is easy to walk around.” While that’s true, I believe there are so many...

Designing with Mindfulness

Designing with Mindfulness

By Shelley Warner   Space is one of the most powerful things in the world. It can breathe life and excitement into its users and that is a beautiful gift we possess as designers - the ability to shape how people feel with the way we manipulate and mold space. But what...

The intersection of creativity and teamwork in the sciences

The intersection of creativity and teamwork in the sciences

by Kalyn Pavlinic Harvard University | Pagliuca Harvard Life LabInnovative scientific discoveries require two things – collaboration and creativity. As designers, we understand the importance of creating spaces that encourage openness and interaction, stimulating...

Mentoring the leaders of tomorrow

Mentoring the leaders of tomorrow

by Justin Pelland, AIA, LEED GA For leaders in any organization, it’s important to recognize that the junior staff of today will eventually become the leaders of our organizations tomorrow. Mentorship is an integral way for firm leaders and project teams to support...

Creating inclusive legal institutions

Creating inclusive legal institutions

by Natalie Thurman, AIA Photo credit: University of Houston Law Center When designing the new 178,600 sf John M. O’Quinn Law Building at the University of Houston (UH), we worked closely with the institution’s leadership to create a prominent, top-tier law school...

Designing for life-changing scientific inquiry

Designing for life-changing scientific inquiry

by Jeffery Bottomley AIA Longfellow Real Estate Partners | Triangle 54 After 20 years of working in North Carolina, in 2021 Shepley Bulfinch furthered its commitment to the Research Triangle region with the acquisition of Durham, based PARC design lab. It allowed the...