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:
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.
Let’s be realistic, no one looks forward to going to the dentist. For many patients, it can be a daunting experience, but through efficient design, it can be a place that people can feel comfortable. The space can be the main driver in retaining existing patients and attracting potential patients, which, in turn, will generate revenue for you and your practice.
When designing retail projects in urban markets, whether developing a store in a new building or going into an existing building, having a thorough understanding of the urban design process and how it pertains to your specific project will set you and your design team up for success.
When opening a restaurant, whether developing a new brand or thinking about what it would take to implement a franchise design, having a thorough understanding of the restaurant design process and how it pertains to your specific project will set you and your design team up for success.
In designing retail spaces, our choices are consistently driven by the same set of factors: location, tenant mix, budget, and schedule. While these critical elements are always taken into consideration, understanding what the retailers want their customers to experience is an important component that is frequently overlooked in the design for the built environment.