Seven Trends Shaping the Future of Libraries

Libraries have consistently evolved to keep pace with changing times, while providing a place for learning and community-building. But what’s next for one of America’s greatest public resources? SHP’s Community Studio experts offer seven trends shaping the future of libraries.
March 19, 2021 - Article

Surviving and Thriving for 120 Years

To not only survive but thrive for 120 years is remarkable in any industry, but in a profession such as ours, it’s even more difficult. So what’s SHP’s “secret sauce?” One through-line keeps popping up: community.
March 15, 2021 - Article

Women’s History Month: Five Reflections on Leadership

An accomplished and inspiring leader, Lauren Della Bella is the first female president in SHP's history. In honor of Women's History Month and our firm's 120th anniversary, she offers five reflections on her career, in the form of advice to her younger self.
March 2, 2021 - Article

Employee Spotlight: John Noble, Design Leader/Project Architect

This just in! Our very own John Noble has been selected as a community mentor at this year's digital SXSW EDU conference! His creativity, passion and expertise for designing special spaces for little learners speak volumes -- but you can learn more about John in his own words in this week's employee spotlight.
February 26, 2021 - Article

How Much Is This Gonna Cost?

Accurately budgeting for school construction and renovation comes down to asking the right questions… and “How much is this gonna cost?” isn’t one of them.
February 22, 2021 - Article

Employee Spotlight: Clayton Milner, Engineer

“Strive to grow and be better each day.” These are the words that mechanical engineer Clayton Milner lives by. Discover more about Clayton in our most recent employee spotlight.
February 11, 2021 - Article