Some of our talented designers, Amanda Johnson, Megan Lamontagne and Julie Nelligan traveled to Chicago for NeoCon 2018. This annual event is the cornerstone for innovation in the design industry; and this year the trends presented focused on comfort, technology, collaboration & individualism, and mobility.
When most people think of New England, they think quaint colonial style towns or Federal-style architecture from the early days of America, but there’s so much more to this region than that. From the Bauhaus style architecture of Walter Gropius and Philip Johnson, to the Gilded Age mansions on the Newport coastline, there’s a wide variety to explore. Here are five architecture destinations across New England to explore this summer:
One of the biggest obstacles with the architectural profession is the disconnection between academia and reality. I feel as if architectural students are not prepared to reach their full potential early on. One of the key skills that emerging professionals are lacking in this trade is mechanical drafting; not in an artistic view, but more in a practical matter.
With the almost daily advances in communication and technology, most clients and patients have interacted digitally with your company several times before they physically enter your office space. They have been to your website, reviewed your social media posts and read your online reviews. Each of these interactions has set the foundation for their expectation of your brand.
When the topic of millennials is first mentioned it generally starts off saying that employee’s needs are changing. I believe that employees needs are not necessarily changing, but that employers are now listening. Millennials are shaped by their family, friends, and even strangers. The difference is that employers are now open to those needs, in order to increase productivity, make a more efficient workplace and reduce millennial turnover.
If you are afraid of failing the Architect Registration Exam (ARE) or you have already failed it, this is for you to read. There’s one thing that most people in my position don’t talk about openly. It’s a reality that so many recent graduates face, and a challenge that is difficult to relate to until you live it yourself.