In D/P/S's "Office of the Future" concept, we propose repositioning existing office buildings. One of the many benefits of reusing what we already have rather than investing in new ground-up buildings is that it greatly reduces our environmental impact and has huge energy savings.
D/P/S took a tour of BAS industrial size fans that have the simple goal of regulating comfort and lowering cooling costs in large spaces. We've installed BAS Fans in projects before, and we wanted to take a closer look at the product and the company.
There's a lot of buzz about the office of the future and the latest trends in office design. With the baby boomers reaching retirement age and millennials becoming the largest generation in the workforce, we're left with a lot of questions about how the workplace will change. In response, we've compiled our latest insights regarding workplace design and how to plan for longevity and sustainability when markets are ever-changing.
Plant cards with information about native and drought-tolerant plants appropriate for southwestern landscapes. Plant cards include images, facts, and growing tips.
Author: D/P/S Landscape Architects & Designers
It’s no secret that we are dealing with a national health crisis. By 2030, it is projected that half of all adults – that's 115 million adults – will be obese. And even before that, projections estimate that by 2018, obesity will cost the United States 21 percent of our total healthcare costs. How can design help address these issues?
Casitas de Colores receives an "Excellence" award from the Center for Active Design, which celebrates innovative projects worldwide that address health and wellness through design.
How can we reduce the amount of energy used in buildings? Aimee Smith, an intern architect and Team Green member at D/P/S, attended a presentation given by Edward Mazria, founder of Architecture 2030. She shares highlights from Mazria's discussion, from strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to progress already made through sustainable design.