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D/P/S Ranks in ENR's Top 500 Design Firms

Dekker/Perich/Sabatini (D/P/S) has again been ranked among the 2019 ENR Top 500 Design Firms.

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Interns Find Their Niche at D/P/S

Helen and Olivia, students at the University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, recently spent four months working with different D/P/S teams where they gained professional experience working in our collaborative, open office environment.

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D/P/S Names New CEO, COO

We are pleased to announce the promotions of Benjamin Gardner and Kendal Giles to lead the firm into the future. Gardner has been named Chief Executive Officer, while Giles will take on the role of Chief Operations Officer.

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2019 IIDA PRIDE Awards Honor Design Excellence in the Southwest

On April 25, 2019, Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine, Hobbs CORE, and Presbyterian Santa Fe Medical Center received IIDA SW PRIDE Awards of Merit, Design Excellence, and Best in Show.

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Sterling | Downtown Celebrates LEED Platinum

This LEED Platinum project includes a number of environmental sustainability features like a centralized hot water system powered by solar thermal collectors to reduce energy usage in producing hot water to residents, low-flow plumbing fixtures and efficient landscape irrigation to reduce water usage, and covered parking to reduce heat island effect with shade provided by solar photovoltaic (PV) panels that generate energy bringing the HERS to below 60.

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Outdoor Learning Spaces in School Architecture

​More elementary schools are seeing the benefits of providing outdoor learning spaces that go beyond the playground. These varied spaces create learning opportunities that complement what is being taught inside the school.

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Classroom Utilization: Space Savings and Staff Collaboration

Classroom utilization is a powerful tool to help high schools figure out how to balance space efficiency and budget constraints with flexibility and space needs for specialized courses.

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Open Media Centers: the Heart of the School

Many elementary school educational specifications or project goals talk about how the library or media center should be the heart of the school and a more active and engaging space, but often concerns about things like collection counts and standardized testing, and a more traditional vision of a library, end up taking precedence over that vision.

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Dedicated or Embedded? Exploring Options for Early Childhood Education Campuses

Which is better: dedicated early childhood education (ECE) campuses or embedding ECE into elementary schools?

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D/P/S Celebrates 60 Years of Design Excellence

D/P/S celebrates 60 years of design excellence with 60 birthday parties for over 150 children in the community.

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