Google Glass – The New Look of Healthcare

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Imagine a doctor being called into emergency surgery. As they rush to the operating room, with a few voice commands, they are able to see the patient’s prep status, access the patient’s vitals, view the injury and view the pre-surgery check…

Architectural Significance

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Recently I had the chance to visit the Miller House and Gardens in Columbus, IN. Commissioned by J. Irwin Miller in 1953, the home and gardens are a masterpiece of midcentury modern architecture. Designed by 3 leading designers of the day- architect…

Energy + Facilities Procurement

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With the Fourth of July holiday behind us, most of us have fully embraced the summer time staples of barbeques, suntan lotion and swimming pools. Winter is the furthest thing from our minds. The natural gas industry, however, is still reeling…

Community Building Beyond Buildings

Literacy in America has always been a major topic of discussion and a crucial point of concern for our communities as well as the nation as a whole. With the recent turbulent changes in global economy, the importance of higher education is paramount…

Traveling as Education- Experiencing South Africa

I was originally bitten by "the travel bug" in 2002 when my dad followed through on a long-standing dream to do as his dad had done for him- take his son(s) to Italy, the land of our not-so-distant-anscestors. During my Master"s of Architecture…

Evolving With Equipment Needs

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Spring is coming!  Warmer temperatures promise to bring more and more bicycle riders out of hibernation.  Bicycling has become the second most popular outdoor activity in the United States (especially in urban areas).  Not only are people…

Floors to Fashion

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If someone were to ask a group of people what architecture and a tuxedo have in common, the answers would more than likely vary between functionality and aesthetics.  Fashion has long been synonymous with clothing and the textile industry.…

The Equipment Planning Team Traveled to Arizona

Equipment Planning and Beyond The Equipment Planning team traveled to Phoenix, AZ to attend the 8th Annual Attainia Community Summit (ACS).  The community consists of hospitals, medical equipment planners, suppliers, GPOs, and services providers…

Building Blocks: Why I Became an Architect

A few days ago someone asked me why I became an architect. As I thought through it; it seems that I am just another cliche.  When I was very young - usually when I was home sick from school - I would spend much of the day with "building blocks"…