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Aging in Tandem: America and its Infrastructure

Aug 31, 2010 · by Barbara Golter Heller

Lack of stewardship over our public works has dealt the current generation a huge challenge. Without imagination and conviction in addressing this problem, the viability of the United States is... Read full »

Global Dialogue is Key to Success

Aug 30, 2010 · by Michael Greene

Technology, communication, and collaboration are the heart of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates’ success. Read full »

Anatomy of Marketing Growth Zones

Aug 30, 2010 · by Source: Greenway Group and Screampoint

What's happening in China and the Middle East. Read full »

Design Leadership and the Environment

Jun 25, 2010 · by James P. Cramer and Jane Gaboury

These are tough times for the environment. The old solutions don’t work any longer, and there are no simple answers. Read full »

Sustainable Growth as Public Policy

Jun 25, 2010 · by Mark E. Strauss

If we are going to transform our environment, then political leaders need to become advocates for sustainable planning and design practices. Read full »

LEEDing to Conclusion

Jun 25, 2010 · by Scott Simpson

The ultimate measure of success for sustainable design will come when we stop thinking about it primarily in terms of attaining a silver, gold or platinum rating and we just get on with it. Read full »

Green is Good

Jun 25, 2010 · by Nick Peckham

A new business model that relies on sustainability and begins with pro bono projects supporting the community is both a marketing strategy and a moral imperative. Read full »

Make No Mistake: Technology Offers Clues

May 3, 2010 · by James P. Cramer

Don’t fear failure; embrace its lessons. We are challenged by a shifting industry, but technology will help us map what’s ahead. Read full »

If You're Not Online, You're Behind

May 3, 2010 · by Evelyn Lee

If you thought online networking venues such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter were just for fun, think again. They are essential tools for building a firm’s reputation. Read full »

Roadmap to BIM Success: An Owner's Journey

May 3, 2010 · by Charles Matta and Calvin Kam

The Public Buildings Service of the U.S. General Services Administration turns to technology in its mission to deliver federal buildings that are economical, safe, productive, and beautiful. Read full »

2010: A Year of Convalescence

Jan 8, 2010 · by James P. Cramer and Jane Gaboury

The 25 most significant trends transforming architecture and design can offer sustenance during a painfully slow recovery. Read full »

Rebranding the A/E/C Industry

Jan 8, 2010 · by Scott Simpson

As we emerge from the current recession, it’s time to put the days of budget-busting projects behind us once and for all. Read full »

A Case Study in Integrated Delivery and BIM

Jan 4, 2010 · by Todd Halamka

Planning and designing a multimillion-square-foot university campus on an unprecedented schedule required far-flung teams working in parallel. Read full »

Global Relevance is a Choice

Sep 4, 2009 · by James P. Cramer

Creating a global strategy is not to be taken lightly. And possessing a global strategy is an ongoing living puzzle. But the rewards can be substantial. Read full »

Setting a Global Agenda

Oct 6, 2008 · by James P. Cramer

These are interesting times for U.S. professional practices — at once stimulating and vexing. Results of the DesignIntelligence Multinational Design Firm Fee Survey tell a story of guarded... Read full »

New Opportunity Equals New Competition

Oct 6, 2008 · by Friedrich “Friedl” Bohm

The flattening world offers advantages to all sizes and types of design firms that choose to tackle work outside U.S. borders. But doing so requires agility, commitment, and organization. Read full »

Continental Shifts: Collaboration as the Driver of Interdisciplinary Design

Oct 6, 2008 · by Dennis Pieprz

International collaboration isn’t necessarily easy, but it can enable great design. Sasaki does it by selecting the right clients, relying on local expertise, and bringing in former employees who... Read full »

Leadership is THE Strategic Issue

Oct 6, 2008 · by Richard Farson

Most designers don’t think of themselves as having a place in high councils of decision making. But that is where they are needed most. Read full »

Global Growth, Design Demographics, and Business Success

Oct 5, 2007 · by James P. Cramer

Regardless of your niche in the design business, we all struggle with similar challenges. And these situations are often the drivers of change that influence our lives for better or worse. Read full »

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