Future of Work: Looking forward

Three shifts to help organizations navigate a post-pandemic future (Sponsored content by Pigott, provided by Herman Miller. All images from Herman Miller) The leveling effect of a global pandemic touches every aspect of life: home, work, and all the places in between. At Herman Miller, we believe that problem-solving, human-centered design means supporting people wherever …

Expanding Preservation of the 1950-1970s

Liz Almlie, Historic Preservation Specialist, South Dakota State Historical Society One of the newer challenges of historic preservation is the preservation of resources from the mid-20th century.  One of the eligibility considerations for the National Register of Historic Places is the age of the resource.  Sites newer than fifty years need to meet special considerations …

Grassroots 2021 Recap: Bring it Home, Part 1/2

Cover image by AIA National Architect, Advocate, Activist. Three words AIA members are called to be. Last week, I had the honor of attending the annual Grassroots convention hosted virtually by AIA National’s 2021 President Elect, Dan Hart, FAIA. With the theme of “Bring it Home,” this four day leadership event focused on skillsets we …

The State of Clinician Health: A Call for Respite

(Sponsored content by Pigott, provided by Gail Caldwell + Herman Miller) “You can teach caregivers mindfulness and mediation techniques, but if you throw them back into the war zone, it’s not going to work.” – Dr. Mark Greenawald, Carilion Clinic Vice Chair, Academic Affairs, Virginia Tech School of Medicine The onset of COVID-19 created insurmountable …

The culmination of Family, Military and Civilian Skill sets have come full circle.

Recently our firm has been working on a local VA project that requires blast design consideration and additional physical security measures.  In recent years, these types of requirements were typically for design teams working abroad or overseas or on Federal Buildings here in the US.  Since the first basement bombing of the World Trade Center …