The Cognitive Consequences of Architecture


We spend roughly 90% of our lives indoors. Studies suggest that 90% of our thoughts are unconscious. So, this begs the question: Does the quality of a space influence cognition?...

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Good Choice by Design


While on my way to visit an out-of-town project, I listened to a recent episode of Freakonomics Radio, a podcast that claims to “explore the hidden side of everything.” I...

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Three Better Ways to Select a Contractor – Negotiated Selection of Contractor


Several weeks ago, we introduced the idea that there are better ways to select a Contractor than to ask Contractors to submit bids at the end of the contract document...

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How Furniture And Signage Affect The User Experience


Imagine you have a brand-new space that you and your team have poured your hearts and souls into. The programming has been meticulously analyzed. The views have been optimized, and the finishes are in pristine condition.  You start imagining the growth and fellowship...

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