Mar 16, 2017

How to Retain Top Talent? Take a Page Out of OCLC’s Book

With recent STEM graduates flocking to Silicon Valley for career opportunities with technology giants and fledgling startups, one organization used a smart design intervention to capitalize on their space to appeal to and retain the talent pool in their own Midwestern backyard. Read More +

Mar 14, 2017

Libraries: Design for Evolution

We need to revise our understanding of what a library is and can do in a community if we are to think about the long-term future for these important spaces. Designers can help libraries adapt to changing time. Read More +

Mar 01, 2017

What California High-Speed Rail Can Learn from Europe

At a time when the United States administration is promising huge investments in infrastructure, tech companies are evolving the our conception of mobility, and California moves ahead with its $64 billion plan for high-speed rail (HSR), what are the lessons we can learn from the European experience? Read More +

Feb 15, 2017

Making the Case: The AIA’s First African American Gold Medal Winner

The 2017 AIA Gold Medal was posthumously awarded to Paul Revere Williams, FAIA. Williams is the first African American architect to receive the AIA's highest individual honor. In support of his nomination in late 2016, Phil Freelon presented Williams' portfolio and story to the AIA Board of Directors. For the first time ever, we're sharing Freelon's speech to the Board. Read More +

Feb 07, 2017

Making it to 9 Million and Beyond

As New York City's booming population tests the limits of its infrastructure, manufacturing zones may be the key to successfully balancing an expanding population, long-overdue environmental remediation, and economic development. Read More +