Fab Lab Design

Fab Lab Design

As young designers, students with vast imaginations and curiosities are continuously looking to expand on their creative ideas. In less than a decade, Fabrication Laboratories (Fab Labs) have emerged across the globe to meet these growing needs and work alongside our emerging technology.

Do You have the Right Tools in Your Toolbox?

Healthcare providers today are facing issues of expanded insurance coverage, financial incentives focused on patient outcomes, transformation of care delivery models, margin compression and at the same time industry wide consolidation. These pressures place a greater emphasis on doing more with less and maximizing every healthcare dollar invested in capital improvement projects which support the transition from volume to value.+ Read more

Innovation in Education: Designing for the Student

Despite drastic changes in curriculum and educational delivery, many classrooms still resemble classrooms of the early 1900s — rows of desks facing an instructor and blackboard. A movement to better address students’ needs is now at the forefront of educational facility design, paving the way for student-centered learning environments. School facilities must accommodate new curriculum opportunities.

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ACA Planning Implications – Innovations Starts with a Good Question

Now that 2014 has arrived, many questions still remain regarding the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Healthcare delivery. On one hand, many institutions see that the ACA provides an important new opportunity to compete and succeed. Institutions able to think boldly and improve the way they operate can come out ahead. On the other hand, we may be at a tipping point, with increasing number of organizations + Read more

Construction Delivery Methods

There are a number of options to consider when constructing a school facility. Which option is the right approach depends on a variety of variables. This executive brief discusses the pros and cons for each option, so you can make an informed decision as to which construction delivery method is the best fit for your school district. + Read more