Are Makerspaces this Generation’s Computer Lab? 12.11.18

…deserves a closer look. School computer labs have a unique and interesting history. It began at a point of obscure “mainframes” on elite college campuses and slowly evolved to rooms…

The Meaning and Value of Desks at Work: From Mid-Century to the Turn of the Millennium 09.03.19

…desk remained individual and uniform. By stage five— college and summer job years—the variety, setup and distribution of desks to learn expanded, but the base function remained set on individualization…

The Rise of Gamers and a Lesson for Designers 04.20.20

…the latest issue of the Society for College and University Planners publication, Planning for Higher Education. (Note: article appears behind a paywall.) Too many designers still think of gaming as…

The Pandemic Through a Liberal-Arts Lens 07.06.20

It’s hard not to draw inspiration from Amy Bass and her colleagues at Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY. As she explains in her recent Hechinger Report op-ed: “What Covid-19 may…

On Learning and Basketball 11.12.20

…hated school. I never wanted to be there. I did not really care about my grades. I certainly did not think college was in my future. That was true until…

The Future of Work and the Long-Awaited Return to the Office 01.06.21

…happens if the spaces are still the same?[/perfectpullquote] Yet what happens if the spaces are still the same? I liken it to growing up, moving off to college and then…

Turning the “COVID Slide” Into a Climb Toward True Equality 02.09.21

…of high school graduation and college education in this generation.” This is, of course, unacceptable — and preventable if we choose to muster the political and economic will. According to…

SHP Welcomes Two New Members to Our Cincinnati Office 03.30.21

…of different industries and projects, we are confident she will bring extraordinary innovation and expertise to our design team. Molly graduated from Harrington College of Design (Chicago) with a degree…

Employee Spotlight: Leanne Merz, Mechanical Designer 07.23.21

…a great deal of valuable experience co-oping for multiple architectural firms while in college at the University of Cincinnati. [perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””] “I spent several…