The Future of Workplace Learning 11.22.17

…needs in a way that encourages learning at every level? I believe so. When working with clients in both the corporate world and education, we often find they want the…

What Does Your Playground Smell Like? 12.15.17

…few things to incorporate into outdoor learning spaces. Plants We will start with the obvious one, plants. When thinking about types of plants to include in and around an outdoor…

Balancing Act: Freedom, Transparency, Access and Safety in Schools 02.08.18

…Glass—in doors, windows and interior corridors—is prevalent in schools and can play a major role in school security. Locks, lights and controlled access are easy to incorporate into classrooms and…

The Generation Games: Clues to the Future of Work? 05.14.18

…taking chunks out of the corporate reality the previous four generations applied their skill and strengths to build. Imagine a type of wearable technology that is parallel to the sword…

Well Design at Work 06.28.18

…standard fitness center for a corporate site of 1,200 people. Also, to promote stair use over elevator use, the developer of the build-to-suite core and shell built the stair towers…

Meet Our Thought Leaders: Brady Mick, Workplace Learning 06.05.18

Director of Strategic Design, Workplace, Brady Mick has a storied career in the industry of architecture, design and learning spaces for corporate clients that spans three decades. Brady joined SHP…

5 Tips For Lunch and Learns that Truly Promote Workplace Learning 06.11.18

When it comes to learning in the workplace, few things are as ubiquitous as the corporate “lunch and learn.” While learning can and should take place throughout the workplace and…

(Re)Defining Common Spaces: High School Auditorium Design 06.12.18

…for the front-of-house lighting positions. As you can imagine, sound, lighting and ceiling design incorporate style choices that are often influenced by other design features in the school. Backstage The…

The Importance of Air Quality: Health, Performance and Human-Centered Design 07.13.18

…air purifiers—turning carbon dioxide into oxygen—so increasing the amount of plant life in an environment improves air quality. Many biophilic designs find creative ways to incorporate plants, such as living…