46th Annual NOMA International Conference & Exposition

46th Annual NOMA International Conference & Exposition

Cuningham Group Designer Matthew Trotter has been a member of the National Organization of Minority Architect’s (NOMA) Southern California chapter for 10 years. Trotter was recently elected to the organization’s executive board as its Young Professional Stakeholder and last fall attended the  46th Annual NOMA International Conference & Exposition in Chicago, Illinois. Trotter recounts his experience..
The Room Fitness Monitor

The Room Fitness Monitor

How can sensor data directly inform the experience of everyday building occupants? The last three decades have seen a proliferation of sensors and network connectivity in objects ranging from the everyday to the one-of-a-kind. This rapidly increasing digital neural network, often referred to as  the “Internet of Things” (IoT), is poised to completely restructure the..
State Fair Master Planning

State Fair Master Planning

“Many people don’t realize that most everything that surrounds us is planned. At a fair or festival, providing a great guest experience is paramount. That’s why it’s so important to look at every aspect of that experience, from point of entry to entertainment venues and facilities to traffic patterns.” – Cuningham Group Principal Brian Tempas,..
Starting Small

Starting Small

In urban development, the key to making big strides lies in the little things. “Fond du Lac is…” This was the phrase that residents of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin were prompted to answer using stencils and spray-paint on a sunny Saturday morning in September 2018. Assisted by a team of Cuningham Group designers, community members..
Equity & Diversity: Gender Diversity

Equity & Diversity: Gender Diversity

Cuningham Group conducted a presentation series this year on Gender Equity and Diversity. Organized by a team of our employees, we discussed the factors that go into making a firm successful. Cuningham Group continuously strives to be a leader in equity and diversity, which we view as a main component of firm success. Throughout the..
November 14: Scooters, Ubers and Bikes, Oh My!

November 14: Scooters, Ubers and Bikes, Oh My!

While engineers and others continue tinkering with autonomous vehicles in labs, a transportation transformation is playing out on our streets and along our curbs. In recent years, we have seen bike share programs go dockless, multiple scooter companies arrive on our sidewalks, and ride-share cars continue their rise in popularity. With each innovation, our streets,..
Innovation Center – Next Century Learning

Innovation Center – Next Century Learning

Educating a new generation of global citizens who are prepared to create, collaborate, and navigate the world in the 21st Century, is a complex challenge. Architects and designers are thinking differently when designing new educational facilities that are optimal learning environments that are adaptable, transparent and connected, while also sparking creativity and curiosity, empowering kids to..
Inclusive Restrooms (A4LE LearningSCAPES 2018)

Inclusive Restrooms (A4LE LearningSCAPES 2018)

Last year, Cuningham Group launched an expansive 5-year strategic plan (2017-2021). Part of this plan included the formation of a cross-disciplinary Research Council consisting of Cuningham Group employees. The mission of this council is to conduct formal, directed research on a wide array of topics in order to advance the firm’s standing as a leader..