Dialogues

The Evolving Workplace

A conversation with Gensler, Room & Board and Cambria on how the future office will be “open section” and better for our health, well-being and the environment.

Dialogues

October 15, 2020 - by Dean Horowitz


Collaboration is Everything

Bio-incubator ABI Lab2 was designed and built using the spirit of collaboration, led by Natick, Mass.-based Dacon.

Dialogues

October 15, 2020 - by comm ARCH


Boutique Health

As healthcare continues to evolve from diagnostics and treatment to prevention and lifestyle, the buildings and spaces are also evolving.

Dialogues

October 15, 2020 - by comm ARCH


One-on-One: Joan Susie

To get some insights on how the financial industry is changing, and what that means to architects, we spoke with Joan Susie, Chairman of Bank Director, a respected information resource for banking leaders.

Dialogues

September 30, 2020


One-on-One: Bill Asdal

Bill Asdal has been providing quality building and remodeling services since 1973. His mission has been: zero defects, employee fulfillment, continuous lead generation, and customer satisfaction.

Dialogues

September 30, 2020


United States Gypsum Company (USG): The Securock® ExoAir® 430

For 115 years, United States Gypsum Company (USG) has been an industry leader in innovation, safety and sustainability for building products and innovative solutions across the globe. The Securock® ExoAir® 430 System combines technical expertise a...

Dialogues

September 30, 2020


A Place that Merits Pause

The Virginia Museum of Fine Art in Richmond is featuring his work in an exhibition called “Edward Hopper and the American Hotel.” is both thoughtful and enlightening.

Dialogues

September 30, 2020


GSA Public Building Service: Not Your Great Grandfather’s Government Facilities Approach

With a succession of forward-thinking leaders implementing commercial-level approaches to achieving goals.

Dialogues

September 30, 2020


Bright Ideas

Aparna Sproelich is the principal owner of One B Group consulting in Raleigh, N.C., We spoke with her about the importance of lighting in architectural designs.

Dialogues

September 30, 2020


One on One: Chaz Morgan

Roc Nation designer Chaz Morgan talks about creativity & inspiration.

Dialogues

September 24, 2020


One on One: Evoke Studios

commARCH met with Harris at a student STEM Conference hosted by Teach One Tech, a Raleigh, N.C.-area nonprofit dedicated to inspiring kids to pursue STEM careers.

Dialogues

September 24, 2020


New Live/Work Spaces

As we continue to settle into the “new normal” of a combination live/work lifestyle as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the various benefits and the looming possibility of another health crisis have caused designers to look to the future of our spaces. The experts at Katz Architecture have envisioned a new kind of live work space, where people can both relax and conduct business in harmony: certain floors dedicated entirely to residential units, and others committed entirely to office and flex spaces for individual and collaborative work while also providing people with the necessary greenspace and fresh air needed for a holistic and healthy lifestyle. We spoke with Katz Architecture founder David Katz about this concept.

Cities and Farms are Connected

One of the byproducts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the economic upheaval and social unrest that followed it, has been ...

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WHITE PAPERS


WHY DO WE FEEL BETTER WITH WOOD?

This commARCH White Paper focuses on how Wood shows psychological and physiological benefits, according to research. Wood has been used as a building material for millennia, but its benefits to people who live, work, and gather in the built environment are only beginning to be understood. Researchers are discovering that wood can contribute to the health and wellbeing of building occupants. While many people would agree that wood is visually pleasing, its aesthetic properties affect humans on a deeper level. Can the use of natural elements in building design enhance moods and reduce stress? Can they improve focus, creating environments that enhance productivity and learning? In this white paper, we’ll examine the benefits of an emerging design approach, and the science behind it