- 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.
- January 14, 2019
- Kelsey Rowe and Nathan Woods Named Associate Partners
Eight people have been promoted as we begin 2019.
- January 7, 2019
- Meet the People: Jeremiah Hatfield
- December 27, 2018
- 18 for 2018: The Definitive List
2018 has been a great year at Design Collaborative! During its final week, we reflect on 18 opportunities and milestones we’ve shared with our clients, community, and DC staff throughout the year.
- December 17, 2018
- Interns Design an Artists Retreat
Panoramique is a conceptual artists retreat located on the peak of a mountain in Colmar, France. This "inspiration hostel" was a team effort. Learn more from our fall interns.
- December 10, 2018
- What is a Master Plan?
A master plan is a long-term vision reflecting a strategic plan, and should be driven by a mission statement and a vision to clearly define what drives it.
- December 3, 2018
- Meet the People: Ryan Birkey
- November 26, 2018
- Environmental Graphics Bring Brands to Life
Graphic design is typically thought of as business cards and brochures. But it really does subtlety impact everything that you experience on a daily basis.
- November 19, 2018
- Five Design Predictions for Retail Bank Branches in 2019
What customer experiences do financial institutions want customers to have when they step inside their branches?
- November 12, 2018
- Good Design is Good Business
Good design finds a way to navigate all its unique challenges and incredible opportunities to create a sum that is greater than all its parts. Here, we explore this idea through Multi-Family Housing design.