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Mar 30, 2016

The Sustainability Culture Shift: Eight Steps for Success

Developing and integrating sustainability practices into an organization can be a challenging task. As companies scramble to satisfy Ontario's newly introduced comprehensive cap and trade legislation, they can benefit by following some proven steps that ensure adoption and implementation across-the-board. Read More +

Feb 02, 2016

Free From Fear: Gender-Neutral Restrooms and Inclusivity in Design

Design professionals are legally obligated to create buildings that comply with health and safety codes, but we also have a moral obligation to design spaces that thoughtfully include all members of society. It's time to reexamine our approach to gendered restrooms and increase inclusivity in design. Read More +

Nov 01, 2013

The Calm Before the Storm

Hurricane Sandy demonstrated how vulnerable our metropolitan regions are to flooding, wind, and more. Many design professionals have spent the last year identifying ways in which our facilities can become more resilient and recover more swiftly from extreme weather events of the future. Read More +

Sep 05, 2012

Lessons in Higher Ed: Space Drives Policy

By approaching the sometimes delicate cultural and policy-based issues of an institution through a facilities and land planning perspective, our team helped their client move toward a more sustainable future. Read More +