Global Marketplace Articles

Sustainability Leadership: From Stagnation to Liberation

Jun 29, 2011 · by James P. Cramer

For better or for worse, architects, designers, planners, and their clients make up the central elemental force with regard to the environment and a sustainable future. Read full »

Sprawl Repair: From Auto-Scale to Human-Scale

Jun 29, 2011 · by Galina Tachieva

Leveraging design, policy, and incentives, sprawl can be transformed into complete communities with balanced uses and transportation options. Read full »

From Green Buildings to Green Neighborhoods

Jun 29, 2011 · by Bert Gregory

The next level of innovation in sustainability calls for us to look at districts, campuses, and neighborhoods. Read full »

The Social Responsibility of Architects

Jun 29, 2011 · by Helena L. Jubany

Everyone benefits when architects volunteer in community nonprofit organizations. Read full »

The Dangers of Designing in Foreign Lands

May 3, 2011 · by Eugene R. Scheiman and James P. Cramer

A/E/C firms are finding financial success outside U.S. borders. But it’s essential to protect your firm from inadvertent legal and ethical liabilities. Read full »

Magnifying Innovation

May 3, 2011 · by Ken Sanders

Leverage the benefits of technology by taking appropriate lessons from other industries while keeping A/E/C-specific best practices in mind. Read full »

New Opportunities But Little Recovery

Jan 3, 2011 · by James P. Cramer and Jane Gaboury

Research reveals the 25 trends with the most substantial impact on architecture and design now and into the near future. Read full »

The Changing Face of Design in China

Jan 3, 2011 · by Gary Larson

With its huge population, ability to make rapid, far-reaching decisions, and spreading wealth, China’s demand for design and design thinking keeps expanding. Read full »

Gritty Optimism in the Global Marketplace

Aug 31, 2010 · by James P. Cramer and Jane Gaboury

Our most recent survey of global professional practice finds there is success to be wrung from exporting services. Read full »

From the Ground Up: Growing a Thriving Design Firm

Aug 31, 2010 · by James Follett

You can read a library of management titles, but success largely boils down to internalizing and implementing five key practices. Read full »

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 »

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