The world of a structural engineer tends to be one of quiet, focused work. We are the ones after all who are responsible for the integrity of entire systems, including the building where you currently sit.
Taking the time to step back and look at how the space will be used, and who it will used by, can help determine the overall layout and degree of flexibility required for the space.
School safety has become an important topic over the past several years. According to the National Center for Education […]
This blog was written in collaboration with Senior Interior Designer, Meeghan Mooney. With more than 13 years of experience, Meeghan […]
Workplace studies have shown that engaged employees are more productive. Even a slight increase in staff performance can cover the initial cost of a better work environment.
Analyzing the differences between the generations has implications in almost every facet of our personal and professional lives.
This year marks Progressive AE’s 10th consecutive year on the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For list.
Good lighting can help dementia patients by allowing them to easily see what is around them. Being more aware of their surroundings help them to identify signs, see other’s faces and even make them more willing and able to participate in activities. On the other end, poor lighting can actually increase anxiety as they may cause a sense of insecurity about what’s around.
An interior design solution is functional, improves the quality of life, culture, health, safety and wellbeing of its occupants
The most successful church expansions are ones that support specific ministry goals. Unique ways that worship facilities can work to attract new members.
The importance of a health system’s primary care network has become increasingly important, especially when you consider the idea of […]
When communities support the development of affordable housing, it spurs economic development and ensures people and families of all income levels have a place to live. That push for affordable housing in Grand Rapids is a major goal of the City’s new master plan.
Having a clear understanding of how thermal comfort can affect those with dementia played a large role in the recent design for an HVAC system for a facility specializing in memory care.
Mechanical engineering is a specialized field that involves the design, production and operation of machinery, including HVAC systems. Senior Mechanical Engineer, Maureen Kozel, took a lead role in creating an HVAC system that would meet the specific needs of dementia residents.
As designers, circulation (which refers to the way people move through and interact with a space) is often seen as […]
Universal design (“UD”) of buildings, products, and technologies is not one of the most recognized subjects today.
The use of color is central to all work in interior design. Whether the designer is a trained professional or […]