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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...

Meet Michelle Kelly

Meet Michelle Kelly

For Michelle, it’s always been the winding path that has propelled her to the next best thing. Whether it’s relocating from the southeast to the Pacific Northwest or building an entire Marketing and BD workflow from scratch, Michelle has navigated non-traditional...

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...

Meet Andrew Turner, AIA

Meet Andrew Turner, AIA

Andrew has always had a passion for creating things from artwork and furniture to entire buildings. Solving problems with fun and elegant solutions is what makes every project fresh for him, not to mention the constant pursuit of knowledge to make the next thing...

Meet Kelsi Schwede, AIA

Meet Kelsi Schwede, AIA

Kelsi Schwede, AIA is an architect and medical planner who creates healthcare spaces that make a big difference in the experience of the patient, family, and provider. Passionate about pediatric design, she works with clients across the country to understand their...

Meet Amanda Meady, Assoc. IIDA, WELL AP

Meet Amanda Meady, Assoc. IIDA, WELL AP

Amanda Meady is a designer at Shepley Bulfinch with a passion for buildings, humanity, and the environment. She is inspired by interior spaces due to their intimate connection with people and their potential to positively contribute to both human and environmental...

Meet Tom Susko, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Meet Tom Susko, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Tom Susko, AIA, LEED BD+C is a talented senior architect with experience on complex healthcare projects. His leadership on healthcare and pharmaceutical projects helps clients achieve their goals for complex clinical and process driven projects. He is widely...