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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..
The Future of Healthcare and Senior Living Design

The Future of Healthcare and Senior Living Design

Principal Lee Brennan recently joined a panel of five speakers to give insight into the 2018 Healthcare & Senior Living Real Estate Trends at Bisnow’s 2018 Healthcare West Conference in Los Angeles. The discussion was geared toward the changing medical demands of an aging population and how real estate will evolve to incorporate the different..
Bird Safe Glazing

Bird Safe Glazing

There are four general types of threats the built environment poses to birds. These threats, which can result in fatal collisions, are reflectivity, transparency, a beacon effect and interior illumination. However, by adjusting a structure’s glazing and its interior and exterior lighting features, these threats can be mitigated. This post highlights some of the common..
Top Three Things You Need to Know About Media Spaces

Top Three Things You Need to Know About Media Spaces

Today’s media specialists, school leaders and designers recognize that as technology evolves, the way we design our schools need to evolve, too. Elements like flexible learning environments and skill-based learning opportunities are quickly becoming paramount to learning environment success. Here are the top three things you need to know about media spaces in 21st Century..
Design Features of Inclusive Restrooms

Design Features of Inclusive Restrooms

  This is the second part in a three-part series. To read the other two parts, click here. There are several key design components that distinguish inclusive restrooms from their gender-segregated counterparts, including their look and feel. Key design differences include: Location, visibility and openness Full-height walls, doors and hardware Mechanical, electrical and plumbing Cost..
Salone Internazionale del Mobile

Salone Internazionale del Mobile

The Salone del Mobile. Milano hosts an annual furniture convention in Milan, Italy to showcase the latest designs in furniture from companies all over the world. Earlier this year, education-focused Interior Designers Hailey Wrasman and Mackenzie Henle had the opportunity to attend the 57th Salone Internazionale del Mobile. Hailey and Mackenzie were among 435,000 attendees from..
Designing with Natural Ventilation

Designing with Natural Ventilation

With rising concerns surrounding the cost and environmental impact of energy use natural ventilation has its advantages. Not only does natural ventilation provide ventilation (outdoor air) to ensure safe, healthy and comfortable conditions for building occupants without the use of fans, it also provides free cooling without the use of mechanical systems. When carefully designed,..
The Path of Design Communication Through Time

The Path of Design Communication Through Time

Technology and design are inextricably intertwined. This is because design is intangible and needs to be communicated — to the client, builder, reviewer and the design team. Design has followed the evolution of practices and technology throughout history, combining and incorporating traditional methods with burgeoning concepts, and creating novel ways of creating, thinking and communicating...
Visit with Us at Indian Gaming 2017!

Visit with Us at Indian Gaming 2017!

Cuningham Group is presenting and exhibiting at this year’s Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention in San Diego. Before the networking begins next Tuesday evening, check out our presentation on food and beverage branding, design and operations. And you can’t miss our Booth #1314 – right inside the tradeshow floor main entry. Stop by to experience some..