Do you feel better when you take a walk outside, pet a dog, or watch the clouds float by? You are not alone. Human beings have an innate inclination to connect to nature, and this connection contributes to improved human health, making parks, open space, and recreation facilities the perfect places to promote community wellness.
So much of what we do is about both creating reality and documenting existing reality. With tools like drone imagery and photogrammetric processing software, we can very quickly and accurately capture existing site and building conditions to provide value for our clients and information to our teams.
This presentation, part of the 2018 PDC Summit in Nashville, considers two Indian Health Service facilities to demonstrate how evidence-based design, a cultural understanding of wellness, and state-of-the-art health care can intersect to improve patient outcomes.
Brandon Garrett and Aaron Ketner, leaders of our Building Performance Analysis Team, were invited to participate in Autodesk's "Impact Speaker" series and share how they've leveraged technology to support sustainable design and D/P/S's AIA 2030 Commitment.
As lifelong learners, we are driven by a desire to share information—freely and continuously. Continuum brings D/P/S employees together to talk about design, ask questions, and share the things that inspire them. Here you will find our approach to sharing and learning.
Schools often need to make tough decisions about demolishing buildings that no longer meet their needs, but occasionally a design solution can help make the most of a difficult situation. Read how the New Mexico School for the Deaf incorporated an old structure in a new design.
Bernalillo High School wins the 2018 ACEC/NM Engineering Grand Conceptor Award. All ACEC New Mexico award winners will be celebrated at a gala on Friday, April 6 at Sandia Resort and Casino.
Kayenta Health Center, operated by Indian Health Service (IHS), has been awarded LEED Gold from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
D/P/S principal and landscape architect Mimi Burns adds SITES AP to LEED and WELL AP credentials, and advocates for design that benefits people and the environment.