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Unforgettable Experience

NELSON Worldwide announced the completion of the interior amenity spaces at 110 North Wacker Drive.

Collaboration is Everything

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

Boutique Health

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

Reinventing Construction

CSI was founded on the idea of how to improve communication between all of the different facets of the project team.

Ware Malcomb Completes Construction on Professional Beauty Association HQ

Construction is complete on the new offices of the Professional Beauty Association located at 7755 East Gray Road in Scottsdale, Arizona. Ware Malcomb provided interior architecture and design services for the project.

Frameless Track Rail Complements LG North American Headquarters

The new LG North American Headquarters is longer than it is tall to protect and preserve the scenic views of the historic Pacific Palisades that surround the office campus

Lighting the University of Washington's Dempsey Indoor Center

Used every day from 7 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., the University of Washington’s Dempsey Indoor Center is considered one of the premier indoor facilities on the West Coast.

USC Roski School Expansion Complete

Construction is complete on the expansion of the University of Southern California (USC) Gayle Garner Roski School of Art and Design

An LED Lighting Solution Showcases a Sweet Spot

Lighting is critical to creating a warm environment at a chocolatier.

ZS Associates San Francisco HQ Complete

Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm

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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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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