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The Power to COLLABORATE

Site location: Publications > Designing Specific Spaces > Education

Arranged in a 75-degree arc, much wider and shallower than most lecture-type classrooms, the new 363-seat auditorium in Iowa State University’s...
Topics: Resource Type: IIDA Publication Resource Type: Continuing Education Course

The Power to Engage

Site location: Publications > Designing Specific Spaces > Retail

"Good design by a manufacturer or retailer establishes customer confidence. Good design is about detail, and paying attention to detail...
Topics: Practice Areas: Retail Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Come to Your Senses

Site location: Publications > Design Practice/Theory

Since the time of Plato, the act of thinking has been perceived as a logical, conscious and verbally based process, with emotion derided as...
Topics: Design Theory Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Sense and Sensibility

Site location: Publications > Design Practice/Theory

Mitchell E. Sawasy, FIIDA, AIA, learned the need for cultural sensitivity the hard way. When designing the Beijing corporate office for Gold...
Topics: Design Theory Practice Areas: Office Practice Management: Client Relations Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Alone Time

Site location: Publications > Design Practice/Theory

Workers in open-plan offices have complained for decades about a lack of privacy. A 2001 study by BOSTI Associates concluded that the single...
Topics: Design Theory Practice Areas: Government Practice Areas: Healthcare Practice Areas: Office Resource Type: IIDA Publication Resource Type: Continuing Education Course

Anthropology in Design

Site location: Publications > Design Practice/Theory

Eric Laurier knows that putting a sofa in a coffee shop may invite longer stays and younger crowds. He recognizes that window tables are the...
Topics: Design Theory Practice Areas: Facility Planning Practice Areas: Institutional Practice Areas: Office Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Match Makers

Site location: Publications > Design Practice/Theory

Just as a group of musical notes can be described as discordant, so can certain design elements. On the other hand, sometimes it's the pairing...
Topics: Design Theory Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Flight Patterns

Site location: Publications > Design Practice/Theory

Our ancestors used environmental cues to make their way into, through and out of a given space, actively landmarking routes and noting natural...
Topics: Design Theory Resource Type: IIDA Publication

All For One

Site location: Publications > Design Practice/Theory

Design-build is a rapidly emerging project delivery system that has the potential to shape the future of the design and building industries...
Topics: Practice Management: Project Management Related Industries: Architecture Related Industries: Construction Related Industries: Engineering Resource Type: IIDA Publication

The Power to Define

Site location: Publications > Design Practice/Theory

Ever wonder why coffee drinkers continue to shell out $4 for Starbucks’ Venti Cinnamon Dolce Frappaccino instead of drinking their own...
Topics: Design Theory Practice Areas: Retail Resource Type: IIDA Publication

The Green Jungle

Site location: Publications > Sustainability

The seemingly unending number of eco-friendly building materials available to interior designers has created a dizzying array of green labels,...
Topics: Resource Type: IIDA Publication Sustainability

The Power to SAVE

Site location: Publications > Sustainability

Sustainable lighting — watt by watt — can save in more ways than one. A well-designed green space can reduce building operating...
Topics: Related Industries: Lighting Resource Type: IIDA Publication Sustainability

Cradle to Cradle

Site location: Publications > Sustainability

In their influential 2002 book, Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things , Architect William McDonough, FAIA, and Chemist Michael...
Topics: Resource Type: IIDA Publication Resource Type: Continuing Education Course Sustainability

Designers are Visionaries

Site location: Publications > Sustainability

Many visitors to the Wild Center, a natural history museum set in New York's Adirondack Mountains, return home feeling empowered to "go...
Topics: Resource Type: IIDA Publication Sustainability

Into The Light

Site location: Publications > Sustainability

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) estimates the global lighting energy bill at around $230 billion per year. In the United States alone, lighting...
Topics: Related Industries: Lighting Resource Type: IIDA Publication Sustainability

The Power to STREAMLINE

Site location: Publications > Designing Specific Spaces > Corporate

When global accounting and consulting firm Deloitte embraced the concept of office hoteling nearly 10 years ago, its initial interest was in...
Topics: Practice Areas: Office Resource Type: IIDA Publication

The Power to be Productive

Site location: Publications > Designing Specific Spaces > Corporate

"Workplace design should enable clients to do their jobs easily, remain flexible so that end users can adjust the space according to their...
Topics: Practice Areas: Office Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Flex Time

Site location: Publications > Designing Specific Spaces > Corporate

Change is inevitable and often positive—unless, of course, the environment is unable to accommodate it. Some corporations are struggling...
Topics: Practice Areas: Office Resource Type: IIDA Publication Resource Type: Continuing Education Course

The Power to ADAPT

Site location: Publications > Designing Specific Spaces > Corporate

Seemingly, life can move at the speed of sound. In the workplace, employees must race to keep pace with all the data being thrown their way...
Topics: Practice Areas: Office Resource Type: IIDA Publication

The Human Factor

Site location: Publications > Designing Specific Spaces > Healthcare

It should go without saying that hospital designs always keep the patient in mind. But around the world, an aging fleet of stoic post- World...
Topics: Practice Areas: Healthcare Resource Type: IIDA Publication

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