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Design Blog

Solar Panels Add Returns to Your Wallet
September 12, 2018
Solar Panels Add Returns to Your Wallet

How can a homeowner potentially eliminate their electricity bill?

Meet the People: Tim Terman
September 4, 2018
Meet the People: Tim Terman
Design, Color, and Children in Education and Healthcare Environments
August 27, 2018
Design, Color, and Children in Education and Healthcare Environments

Designers intentionally choose colors to promote calming and healing environments in education and healthcare spaces accessed by children.

A Middle Ground: Connecting Suburban to Urban
August 21, 2018
A Middle Ground: Connecting Suburban to Urban

It's predicted that within the next five years, 20-25% of America's shopping malls will close. How could we redesign those spaces into multi-use developments to benefit our communities?

Interns Research Emerging Technology
August 13, 2018
Interns Research Emerging Technology

How could various emerging technologies further the skill sets of DC's design team? Learn more from our summer interns.

Celebrating City Culture through Interactive Architecture
August 6, 2018
Celebrating City Culture through Interactive Architecture

The integration of interactive architecture, whether it be murals, sculptures, water features, or exhibits, will create a cohesive identity to Fort Wayne and unite the community and its professionals in continued efforts of thoughtful design.

Internet of Things - Bluetooth Mesh
July 30, 2018
Internet of Things - Bluetooth Mesh

The "Internet of Things” encompasses the interconnectivity of every day electronic devices. Through complex electrical signaling, your smart devices could realize a communication path between one another to do some amazing things.

Creativity and Community
July 16, 2018
Creativity and Community

DC volunteers spent the weekend with the Three Rivers Festival Chalk Walk and Egg Drop competitions!

Revisiting the Old Stomping Grounds
July 2, 2018
Revisiting the Old Stomping Grounds

Electrical Engineer Cooper Hill shares his experience working on his alma mater, Adams Central.

Lack of Safe Water Inspires Design Project
May 21, 2018
Lack of Safe Water Inspires Design Project

A DC electrical engineering intern details his Senior Design Project from his last year at IPFW, where he and a team designed a Water Kiosk prototype aimed to help people tasked with collecting safe drinking water to do so safely and with minimal travel time.

Electrical Engineering Shines at LightFair
May 14, 2018
Electrical Engineering Shines at LightFair

Last week's LightFair International conference was not only valuable to DC's electrical engineers to stay aware of industry trends, but allows them to bond and continue to build themselves as a team.

Higher Education: Building Community Relevance
May 2, 2018
Higher Education: Building Community Relevance

How are colleges and universities meeting the challenge of declining student enrollment?

Our Administrative Team: the Backbone of DC
Interior Finishes Enhance Healing
April 23, 2018
Interior Finishes Enhance Healing

The shift in the interior design approach in healthcare facilities is allowing what used to be a typically sterile and clinical environment to move into warm, inviting, and enjoyable spaces for providers and patients.

National Architecture Week is Every Week!
April 13, 2018
National Architecture Week is Every Week!

If you have anything that could use some critical thinking, considering speaking to an architect. Like a muscle, we exercise design-thinking and must think outside-the-box every day.