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Oct 30, 2017

Wilderness Wonder: Alaska’s Dena’Ina Elementary School

Situated on a 10-acre birch-forested site in Wasilla, Alaska, the 400-student Dena’ina Elementary School is a new model for the district with a focus on collaboration, flexible learning, and community inclusion, topics that are at forefront of school facility discussions nationwide. Read More +

Sep 05, 2017

One Day at SAGE: A Future-Ready Learning Environment

A new school provides a true example of a learning environment designed with enough flexibility to support both current and future modes of learning and represents how research-based practices can be used to create facilities where students take control of their education and that best prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow – whatever they may be. Read More +

Jul 25, 2017

Why Don’t More Chicagoans Bike To Work?

Chicago is the United States' third most populous city, yet it ranks 13th in terms of people who bike to work. How can we encourage more people to adopt this healthy, environmentally sensitive mode of transportation? 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 +

Nov 14, 2016

Facilitating the Future of South Grant Park

Chicago's Grant Park is an iconic destination within the Windy City. As the city explores development in and around the southern section of the park, we've been engaging with local organizations and stakeholders to help them create a successful, inclusive future for this important green space. Read More +