Nov 17, 2017
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THEME: Sustainability

Mass Timber: A Primer and Top 5

Wood is gaining momentum as a modern construction material. Instead of limiting wood to low-rise, light frame application, we can now reimagine wood as an advanced structural system that produces communities with greater speed, efficiency and resilience. But what is mass timber and what unique advantages does it afford? We share our top five things you need to know. Read More +

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 +