Digging into the Details: Involving the Community

When it comes to the master planning phase of a project, one of the more important metrics of success is the community’s support and input for the final vision. While this is true for every project, it is especially important when it comes to our K-12 projects. No matter how well-thought-out the planning phase may […]
May 23, 2022 - Article

Hip Meets Historic: Making a New Home for Gyro

SHP wove Cincinnati’s rich design heritage into Gyro’s (recently integrated to form Merkle B2B) historic yet hip new home. Our latest project with Gyro (recently integrated to form Merkle B2B) took place in 2021. After relocating from a suburban office park, Gyro tapped SHP to design the agency’s new office space in Over-the-Rhine, a historic […]
April 19, 2022 - Article

Future Proofing the New Dover High School

Educating a new generation in the old generation’s hallways is not a challenge exclusive to Dover High School. In fact, schools around the country are facing the same thing. The biggest difference? Dover City Schools had SHP on its side. “It wasn’t just that the building was old,” explained SHP Director of Visioning, Jeff Parker. […]
April 19, 2022 - Article

Why Every School Should Have a Sensory Space

For many students, school can be an emotionally charged and overwhelming place. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, children had to cope with issues related to interpersonal relationships and academic pressures, just to name a few. Add a long hiatus of in-class learning into the mix as schools have tried to integrate non-traditional instruction (NTI), and you […]
April 18, 2022 - Article

SHPodcast: Top Takeaways from SXSW EDU

Three SHPers recently attended SXSW EDU to learn more about the pressing issues, big ideas, forthcoming innovations and opportunities facing educators and administrators.
March 25, 2022 - Article

SHPodcast: BASA Women in Leadership Recap

In the latest episode of our SHPodcast, SHP's Jennifer Naylor and Ummul Buhari-Mohammed share their key takeaways and reflections on the challenges and role of women in the AEC industry.
March 22, 2022 - Article

Employee Spotlight: Elizabeth Heinbach, Mechanical Engineer

If you have ever had the pleasure of knowing mechanical engineer, Elizabeth Heinbach, then you know the resilient and determined mindset that she shows up with day-in and day-out.  “Elizabeth is extremely dedicated to her craft. She is constantly asking questions and doing whatever she can to ensure the best possible outcome which is exactly […]
February 25, 2022 - Article

A Look Inside Chillicothe City Schools

Learn more about why designers love seeing messy spaces in this detailed case study, Where Less is Definitely More, by clicking here.
February 18, 2022 - Article