September 16, 2020
Architecture is just as much an art form as painting, singing, or acting. Operating within the confines of mathematics, architects must creatively conform their artwork, building design, to both the needs of their client and the structural rules and codes of the real world. Despite the many confines to their creativity, architects can make small artistic decisions which give buildings their life.
August 19, 2020
3 things sports can teach engineering As professional sports franchises have become more and more profitable, the pressure on teams, players, coaches, and owners to win has reached a higher level than ever before. On the surface, professional athletics and engineers may not have much in common, but if you ▸
July 29, 2020
4 Ways COVID-19 may Change Architectural design for years to come COVID-19 made a significant impact on almost every industry in the world. The architectural industry was no different. As the pandemic hit, projects were immediately cancelled or delayed to an unknown date. The Architectural Billings Index, used to project ▸
July 23, 2020
The 3 Biggest failures in modern engineering history (and what we can learn from them) Engineering has proved to be vital in developing the modern world. Almost everything we use on a daily basis has been designed, tested, and scrutinized by multiple hard working engineers. Unfortunately, like in any profession, ▸
July 9, 2020
10 Myths about Development: busted Property development can often seem daunting to those not involved in the field. There are very few people that truly understand the ins and outs of development, and, because of this, there are many myths and misconceptions that can scare off the average person. In ▸
June 15, 2020
Offices will now include hygiene stations, route direction, health screening points, reduced seating within conference rooms and meeting spaces, and new HVAC systems. Environments that are still looking to maintain an open-concept floor plan will require designers to look to innovative ways to create partitions without creating barriers.
May 19, 2020
A schedule provides a semblance of order as we map out our day, week(s), and even month(s) ahead. A construction schedule at its core is no different.
April 30, 2020
Designers and architects are always searching for ways to inspire and bring space to its full potential. By using natural lighting, it makes a space feel more welcomed and productive while maintaining the commitment to sustainable design.
April 21, 2020
In material engineering and software development, more and more engineering firms are turning to 3-D printing. This technology has also been put to great use by firms across the globe, making masks and other needed devices to help fight COVID-19.
April 7, 2020
An Impromptu Home Office – Creating A Work Space As COVID-19 continues to spread, we are all facing a new normal; working from home. What many of us thought might be a two to three week situation, has turned into a far greater duration. This new reality has us all ▸
March 30, 2020
While increased urbanization is attracting more people to urban areas like Syracuse, affordability is becoming a more significant issue. As a result, smaller, less expensive living spaces are trending, opening the door to more innovative approaches that make the most out of these spaces without sacrificing convenience or design sensibility. In ▸
February 24, 2020
Retail Interior Design Trends That Are Changing The Consumer Experience Consumer expectations are fast evolving, and the line between online and offline shopping is blurring. As a result, a retailer’s interior space needs to express the brand’s personality and identity while building an emotional connection with consumers to create a ▸
February 18, 2020
Part 2: The Laura Clark Experience making it a “reality” Augmented & virtual reality The “Aha” Moment It was around this time that I was introduced to last year’s company holiday card. It provided a virtual tour of the new home of VIP, featuring holiday décor. This unique holiday card ▸
January 22, 2020
Part 1: The Laura Clark Experience getting started Augmented & virtual reality Like most new employees, I was working with the IT Department to set up my computer. What seemed like it would be an easy first day task, turned out to be anything but. Step 1 – log in ▸