Jul 10, 2018
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THEME: Technology + Innovation

Convergence 2018: Ideas to Value

This year's Convergence Symposium leveraged the energy and activity happening in Chicago–a hotbed of innovation that often flies under the radar (at least in comparison to its coastal cousins). The symposium brought together six speakers and one dynamic panel discussion that added new thought and perspective to how we conceive of convergence and how ideas are brought to value. 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 +

Apr 23, 2018

Consolidation in 242 Pages: A Case Study for Minneapolis

Currently, Minneapolis’ city departments are scattered across seven sites. We were tasked to help unite 1,000 employees onto a centralized campus, improve efficiencies for staff, clarify public wayfinding and services, and, in general, create a setting that met everyone’s expectations for the highest possible quality of service. Read More +

Apr 20, 2018

What We’re Reading: Earth Day Edition

Once a month, we ask our colleagues to share what's on their nightstand, Kindle, or in podcast queue. This month in honor of Earth Day, we put out a call for anything and everything pertaining to creating a more sustainable, equitable planet. Read More +