Blog - Learning

Rethinking Public Outreach

Now more than ever, we must improve upon our digital encounters. Online engagement and digital tools offer the promise of increased convenience of involvement, better-informed citizens, reaching more diverse audiences, and sustaining engagement over time.

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Steps Employers Can Take Today to Prevent a Mental Wellbeing Fallout Tomorrow

Providing a robust structure to support mental health in the office will not only address fears and concerns about the future, but will also allow people to work efficiently, adapt to a new normal, and heal.

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Rethinking the Workplace for a Reluctant Return

Whether we continue to work remotely, return to the office part or full time, there will be apprehension about how our workplace will either help or harm.

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Rethinking Design for a Changed Society

This is the time for designers, planners, and engineers to apply critical and creative thinking and identify design solutions that will help a changed society move forward.

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Lasting Lessons from Transitioning 200 Employees to Remote Work

Moving from a controlled office environment where everyone has access to the same tools, to an incredible diversity of home environments with varying bandwidth, distractions, and physical configurations requires honest communication in order to maintain equity amongst staff and minimize frustration.

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Location Intelligence for Senior Living Communities

Location Intelligence can greatly impact the quality of life of Senior Living residents while increasing efficiency and reducing costs.

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Resilient Cities Need Green Infrastructure

​Stormwater management is an urban resilience issue - impacting water quality and the natural environment, public health and well-being, and economic development.

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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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Radiation Therapy: Designing for the Patient Experience

Advancements in technology and radiation therapy are showing promising results in cancer treatment, but the number of cancer patients continues to rise. Radiation therapy room design, also known as linear accelerator vault design, is particularly challenging because these rooms can be quite intimidating for patients. There are a few techniques to make radiotherapy room design more comfortable for patients while still meeting shielding and space requirements.

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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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