Fabric Canopy at Johnson Memorial Greenwood Intended to Brighten Patient’s Spirits

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“From the beginning a canopy was envisioned as part of the project. We felt the soft light from a translucent fabric was unique for JMH and consistent with the hospital’s desire to create a new brand statement using quality architecture.…

Design’s First Question

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By:  Sam Miller, RA, NCARB, LEED AP | Senior Project Manager Creating architecture involves balancing many variables.  Design professionals hold all this lightly, meditating on what to bring forward and what to leave behind.  We can think…

Purposeful Design

Two Words…….Purposeful Design Today’s landscape in the healthcare market is quite the contrast from years ago.  The reduced reimbursements and increased patient population from the affordable care act has prompted two words to dominate…

Technology and Progress in Architecture

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Technology and Progress in Architecture By: Sam Miller, Senior Project Manager in the Architecture Department         In architectural practice we may come to believe that every new technology represents…

On Transitions

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On Transitions By:  Will Tople | Civil Design Associate You will choose a college based on its reputation. You will major in engineering based on the fact that your father did it, and so did his. No matter what you do, you’ll have…

Baby Boomers and Millennials: Networking for All Ages Part II

...continued from part I Al and I talked a lot about using social media tools in a thoughtful way. If you’ve ever used LinkedIn and received an invitation to be someone’s connection then you probably know the cookie-cutter text that comes…

Baby Boomers and Millennials: Networking for All Ages Part I

(Pictured above, Al Oak and I at an intern breakfast at the very beginning of my internship.   Talk about an incredible and unique experience!)   What do a Baby Boomer CEO and a Millennial summer marketing intern have in common? …

Design-Build as a Learning Tool

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I grew up around the construction industry. Visiting job sites with the Boy Scouts and spending time around my family’s construction company’s warehouse as a child are some of my favorite memories. However, I wanted to be different. My mother…

Coming Full Circle

Cripe has partnered with The Oaks Academy since 2008 for the “Math Matters” event, which allows 8th grade students to visit the office and learn about what the company does and how the professionals here do their jobs and work as a team. …