- April 25, 2019
- Physical Study Models
Continuing our celebration of National Architecture Week, Architect David West discusses the construction of hand-crafted, physical study models.
- April 22, 2019
- Architects: More Than Designer Eyeglasses and Black Sweaters
"My favorite thing about National Architecture Week is that it forces our collective profession to think critically about how we engage with the rest of the world... Unless you’re a designer, you’ve probably never been fully aware of the influence good design has on your life. Spaces influence a lot about how we feel and operate."
- April 15, 2019
- How Does a Solar Power System Work?
When light strikes a solar panel, energy is imparted to the atoms in the panel. Learn more about how a solar power system works, and discover if it's right for your needs.
- April 8, 2019
- Project Spotlight: Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership
- April 1, 2019
- Meet the People: Greg Estes
- March 25, 2019
- Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana Prepares to Move to New Building
Junior Achievement's new 36,500 square foot facility will not only house their programs Finance Park and BizTown, JA of Northern Indiana’s corporate offices, and amenities new to JA, including an Entrepreneurial Center, Education Atrium, and virtual reality kiosks.
- March 19, 2019
- Task Lighting in the Open Office
When designing the lighting in a space, there are two different types of lighting to consider: ambient lighting and task lighting.
- March 11, 2019
- Project Spotlight: Skyline Tower
- March 8, 2019
- Women Encouraging Women
Every woman at DC has been encouraged or inspired by another woman in their life - mothers, grandmothers, best friends, design professionals, celebrities, and even characters from literature. Today - International Women's Day – we celebrate the stories of the women who helped make us who we are.
- March 4, 2019
- Meet the People: David West
- February 25, 2019
- Design Collaborative Wins Two Advertising Honors Awards
- February 18, 2019
- Effective Communication in the Workplace
At DC, we are constantly looking to improve ourselves. This improvement includes our craft, as well as our personal and professional development as individuals and leaders.
- February 11, 2019
- Construction Cost Trends
Over the past decade, we’ve seen construction cost rise and fall due to the economy, instabilities of material prices, and the low availability of skilled labor. The result of these impacts have driven the increases in construction cost, created uncertainties, and have led some owners to consider delaying, re-scoping, and even cancelling projects.
- February 4, 2019
- Meet the People: Lori Duesler
- January 21, 2019
- Evidence-Based Design Process is Improving Healthcare Facility Design
For healthcare facilities specifically – one of DC’s core markets – there is an organized effort and movement to take the built environment to another level of positive human experience. This is known as the Evidence-Based Design process.