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Design Blog

Five Steps to a Successful Project
March 20, 2017
Five Steps to a Successful Project

What can you do to ensure a project's success?

Bank on Design: Five Trends Shaping the Architecture of Financial Institutions
February 13, 2017
Bank on Design: Five Trends Shaping the Architecture of Financial Institutions

Today's financial institutions are designed to meet the changing needs of customers, branding, technology, staffing, and programming.

Design Collaborative named one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Indiana
DC25: A Snapshot of People-First Workplaces
February 25, 2017
DC25: A Snapshot of People-First Workplaces

We've served many corporate clients over the last 25 years.

Moontopia: An Out of this World Challenge
February 6, 2017
Moontopia: An Out of this World Challenge

Designing for live, work, and play on the moon.

Meet the People: Terry Wagner
February 20, 2017
Meet the People: Terry Wagner
DC25: Celebrating 25 Years of Design
January 25, 2017
DC25: Celebrating 25 Years of Design

Twenty-five years later, our mission remains to improve people's worlds.

Design Collaborative Wins American Institute of Architects Fort Wayne Design Award
Understanding Energy Incentives and Rebates
January 17, 2017
Understanding Energy Incentives and Rebates

Everyone wants to save energy in their buildings. Many projects, including new buildings and renovations, qualify for energy incentives or rebates.

Is Your Building Losing Its Cool?
September 20, 2016
Is Your Building Losing Its Cool?

If your chiller system is inefficient, imbalanced, or at the end of its service life, it’s costing you money.

5 Ways LED Lighting Is Changing Your Life
August 3, 2016
5 Ways LED Lighting Is Changing Your Life

Do you have LED lighting in your building? It’s saving you money, right? Did you know it’s also impacting your health?

CMS Adopts 2012 NFPA Life Safety Code: What you need to know
May 26, 2016
CMS Adopts 2012 NFPA Life Safety Code: What you need to know

The changes are official. Let's make sure you  know all ten of the major changes for your healthcare facility.

 

"Big Dream" Project Wins BCA Excellence in Construction Award
Technology in Architecture
April 28, 2016
Technology in Architecture

The integration of technology and design is the next evolution of architecture, but what makes this new endeavor exciting is the impact it will have beyond architects, engineers, and interior designers.

Building Assessments: The SMART Way