Blog - Presentations

Improving Patient Care: The Intersection of Culture and Evidence-Based Design

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.

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Connect with D/P/S at Upcoming Events

Join Dekker/Perich/Sabatini as we share our insights at conferences and events across the country.

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What Can Public School Districts Learn From For-Profit Providers?

Given increasing costs, decreasing funding, and rapidly evolving educational technology and pedagogy, should public school districts question the traditional model of complete campuses of durable, 50-year buildings?

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Navigating History: Balancing Educational Needs, Project Budgets, and Heritage

Presented at EDspaces 2017 and LearningSCAPES 2017, this presentation shares strategies for balancing historic integrity with a school’s educational mission.

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Extreme Makeovers: Dealing with the Realities of Existing Building Renovations

This session, presented at EDspaces 2017 in Kansas City, explores factors to be considered when making the decision to keep, renovate or build new educational facilities.

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Lessons From Service Centers For Adults With Disabilities

A post occupancy evaluation of ENMRSH, Inc. - a community-based, non-profit adult day center.

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Ancient & Modern: Intersecting Traditional Health & Present-Day Healthcare

Originally presented at the 2017 Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo in Austin, this case study of Kayenta Health Center illustrates how the facility couples traditional cultural perspectives of healing with current wellness trends.

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Moving On Up: Travis 6th Grade Campus

How can school districts ease the transition from elementary to middle school? Learn how Travis 6th Grade Campus and its Small Learning Communities prepare students for secondary school.

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Coworking Insights: A Post Occupancy Evaluation of FatPipe ABQ's Coworking Environment

How can coworking office space balance the needs of owners, operators, tenants, and the broader entrepreneurial community? A look into FatPipe ABQ's office space provides insights into the coworking model.

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The Imperial Building: Mixed-Use Development Brings Urban Housing, Retail, and Grocery to Downtown Core

Watch the making of the Imperial Building, including interviews with the developers, architects, and mayor.

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