Engaging the Public in Community Projects 05.04.18

…sessions offer opportunities for more conversation and team-based work. Community action teams: In partnership with the client, we assemble community action teams comprised of community and business leaders who provide…

The Pandemic and the Pivot 11.02.21

…the best long-term use of the community’s resources. Ultimately, the district identified a need for future-ready, modern learning spaces that would better serve students, families and the community, steward the…

Filling a Critical Gap 08.11.17

…the career tech (CTE) and community college level. Career tech schools and community colleges have the agility needed to adjust to changing workforce development and career demands and are well…

Digging into the Details: Involving the Community 05.23.22

…of the entire community, so the entire community’s input is extremely valuable to our designers and architects. In addition, people who have lived (and will, for generations to come!) in…

Community Colleges: One Path to a Better America 06.30.20

…federal funding for community colleges. Community colleges have long been seen by many of our political leaders and policymakers as a second, if not distant second, choice to four-year colleges….

Peck Elementary: Exploring Connections to the Community Through Expeditionary Learning 04.15.22

…to improving the lives of its students within their community and beyond. This community connection was at the heart of Guilford County Schools’ decision to build a new school on…

Designing in a Global Crisis: A conversation with the director of a public library system 05.18.20

…policies – and if you pull out any one of those, it changes everything. Overnight we lost the center of the community, the physical building. We had to come to…

Four Reasons Why Libraries are as Important as Ever 07.27.18

…other equipment. Libraries are uniquely positioned as one of the few open public spaces in a community, and the only one where the acquisition and sharing of knowledge is the…

Three Lessons for Libraries 08.04.21

…childhood spaces or collaborative, flexible meeting spaces, we ensure facilities are community-focused, future-ready and adaptable enough to meet the unique needs of both the community and a rapidly changing world….