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Timber Construction in the 21st Century

The DIRTT Approach to construction’s foundation is in the ability to change, while also maintaining the power to remain the same. It has allowed for speedy changes to long-lasting solutions and the freedom to change one’s mind. The introduction of DIRTT’s timber construction has aligned with DIRTT’s core Read More

Designing the Space for Autism

According to the Center for Disease Control, one in sixty-eight American children are diagnosed with autism. Those with autism are highly sensitive to sight, sound, as well as touch and this can make it difficult for individuals on the spectrum to function within an enclosed space. Finding Read More

Designing the Workplace for Eye Wellness

Nowadays, many spend hours in front of a computer screen during their day job, and this is expected. We as a society depend heavily on technology in order to accomplish day to day tasks in a more efficient matter. While technology is valuable, it does have a Read More

Notable Women in Architecture

Up until the late 1800’s, practicing American architects were mainly comprised of men. There’s no doubt about it, architecture is generally a male-dominated profession. In fact, it took until the 21st century for the number of women in architecture to climb past 20%. However, despite the numbers, Read More

Designing for Easter with Office Supplies

Easter is coming, and that means pretty pastels, eggs, bunnies, and candy. Easter is the time for family, and at the office your coworkers become like family – especially since many see their coworkers more than their own family. Since many spend more time at the office Read More

African Americans Who Changed the Architectural Landscape

Did you know that out of the 90,000+ U.S. architects, there are only 2029 licensed African American architects according to the Directory of African American Architects? This number breaks down to 1675 males, and only 354 females! The number has grown since 1930, when there were only Read More

Designing the Office for Valentine’s Day

For many, co-workers become like family; it’s no surprise since many spend more time with their co-workers than they do with their own family. Valentine’s Day, and the day’s leading up to it, is an excellent time to bring some loving energy into the office, and boost Read More

7 Hacks to Combat Freezing Office Syndrome

Do you often find yourself shivering at the office? Have you seen fights break out over the thermostat? Unfortunately, many suffer with this problem and are left to battle freezing office temperatures. While finding that “perfect” temperature that everyone can agree upon is difficult, there is an underlying Read More

Feng Shui Tips for the Workspace

Many people spend most of the hours of their day at the office, so it’s imperative that the work environment promotes a comfortable and harmonious atmosphere. Feng shui, an ancient Chinese art of arrangement, is believed to enhance success and creativity, all while helping a person feel Read More

Entrepreneurship Lessons We Can Learn From Martin Luther King, Jr.

An American hero, Martin Luther King, Jr. was an African-American leader, a religious leader, as well as a civil rights leader. His words and his teachings changed the world, and he was a catalyst for the civil rights of African Americans. It’s no surprise we celebrate his Read More

Timber Construction in the 21st Century

Dec 19, 2016

The DIRTT Approach to construction’s foundation is in the ability to change, while also maintaining the power to remain the same. It has allowed for speedy changes to long-lasting solutions and the freedom to change one’s mind. The introduction of DIRTT’s timber construction has aligned with DIRTT’s core Read More

Designing for Autism

Designing the Space for Autism

May 7, 2016

According to the Center for Disease Control, one in sixty-eight American children are diagnosed with autism. Those with autism are highly sensitive to sight, sound, as well as touch and this can make it difficult for individuals on the spectrum to function within an enclosed space. Finding Read More

Design the Workplace for Eye Wellness

Designing the Workplace for Eye Wellness

Apr 24, 2016

Nowadays, many spend hours in front of a computer screen during their day job, and this is expected. We as a society depend heavily on technology in order to accomplish day to day tasks in a more efficient matter. While technology is valuable, it does have a Read More

Top Women Architects

Notable Women in Architecture

Mar 21, 2016

Up until the late 1800’s, practicing American architects were mainly comprised of men. There’s no doubt about it, architecture is generally a male-dominated profession. In fact, it took until the 21st century for the number of women in architecture to climb past 20%. However, despite the numbers, Read More

Easter crafts with office supplies

Designing for Easter with Office Supplies

Mar 15, 2016

Easter is coming, and that means pretty pastels, eggs, bunnies, and candy. Easter is the time for family, and at the office your coworkers become like family – especially since many see their coworkers more than their own family. Since many spend more time at the office Read More

Notable African American Architects

African Americans Who Changed the Architectural Landscape

Feb 16, 2016

Did you know that out of the 90,000+ U.S. architects, there are only 2029 licensed African American architects according to the Directory of African American Architects? This number breaks down to 1675 males, and only 354 females! The number has grown since 1930, when there were only Read More

Valentine's Day Office Design Tips

Designing the Office for Valentine’s Day

Feb 9, 2016

For many, co-workers become like family; it’s no surprise since many spend more time with their co-workers than they do with their own family. Valentine’s Day, and the day’s leading up to it, is an excellent time to bring some loving energy into the office, and boost Read More

Battle Freezing Office Temperatures

7 Hacks to Combat Freezing Office Syndrome

Feb 8, 2016

Do you often find yourself shivering at the office? Have you seen fights break out over the thermostat? Unfortunately, many suffer with this problem and are left to battle freezing office temperatures. While finding that “perfect” temperature that everyone can agree upon is difficult, there is an underlying Read More

Workspace Feng Shui

Feng Shui Tips for the Workspace

Jan 22, 2016

Many people spend most of the hours of their day at the office, so it’s imperative that the work environment promotes a comfortable and harmonious atmosphere. Feng shui, an ancient Chinese art of arrangement, is believed to enhance success and creativity, all while helping a person feel Read More

Martin Luther King Entrepreneur Lessons

Entrepreneurship Lessons We Can Learn From Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jan 13, 2016

An American hero, Martin Luther King, Jr. was an African-American leader, a religious leader, as well as a civil rights leader. His words and his teachings changed the world, and he was a catalyst for the civil rights of African Americans. It’s no surprise we celebrate his Read More

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