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May 23, 2018

Good Design is a Safety Feature

When someone looks at a patient with a broken leg, they don't assume they have never before been able to walk. But often for psychiatric patients in crisis, they are treated as if that is who they have always been and will always be. Nothing could be further from the truth. And the design of mental health facilities must reflect our desire to ease a patient's recovery as humanely as possible. Read More +

May 18, 2018

If These Walls Could Talk…

Whether narrating a specific story or engaging in vibrant conversations with many perspectives, the story-telling power of buildings must not fall on deaf architecture. Derek Jones explores the impact of recent cultural projects. Read More +

May 15, 2018

Chicago’s Third Nature

This story begins with a canoe trip and ends with a transformative design proposal for a new beach along the Chicago River. What happened in between? Take a trip with us to discover Chicago's Third Nature. Read More +