Curbed Washington DC Features UDC Student Center

  • July 29, 2016
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

The University of the District of Columbia’s “super sustainable” student center is featured on Curbed Washington DC. The article draws attention to the role the building is playing in creating a new front door for the university, as well as shifting the university’s image from being a commuter campus to one that engages students socially and academically outside of the classroom. Designed by our Arlington office in association with D.C.-based Marshall Moya Design, the building is positioned to be the first LEED Platinum student union on the east coast and one of only a few in the entire country. Highlighted sustainable features include a 14,000-square-foot green roof, a rain garden,…

LA BisNow Features Chari Jalali in Office Design Trends Article

  • July 20, 2016
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

LA BisNow recently posted a story titled, “What You Need in the Office of Today,” that features opinions from various design and industry leaders on how offices are and should evolve into the future. Our Chari Jalali was able to contribute a quote as part of the article. LA BisNow is one of the leading online business publications in LA and is ready extensively by our target and potential client audiences. Below is the quote from Chari and a link to the full article. More organizations are opting for open workspaces and adding amenities, from rooftop gardens and cafes to fitness spaces, as a way to empower their employees and…

Grand Opening: Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Golisano Center for Community Health

  • April 10, 2016
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

Thursday, June 9 marked the grand opening of the Golisano Center for Community Health at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) in Niagara Falls, New York. The 26,000 sf facility offers integrated care to adults and children with special needs, including developmentally and intellectually disabled and other at-risk individuals. Aimed at preventing the local special needs population from “slipping through the cracks” of the healthcare system, the Center includes the following components in one cross-functional building intended to promote holistic health: Behavioral health/primary care clinic Health Home program of Niagara County Headquarters for local social services agency Rivershore, Inc. Child Advocacy Center of Niagara, which provides space for multiple community agencies to…

Lukanic featured in CP&M’s “A look ahead: campus trends for 2016 and beyond.“

  • February 1, 2016
  • Author: Lisa Adams

Today’s college and universities are evolving – from physical spaces to defining traditional buildings and their campus roles. Brad Lukanic offers his thoughts on the transformation of mass media and communications programs in College Planning & Management’s January 2016 issue. Topic: Transformation of mass media and communication programs Trend: Toward flexible, customizable academic facilities Higher education’s learning landscape is evolving at a rapid pace with the global recession’s lingering effects, new learning and curriculum delivery perspectives, and the global interconnectivity and synergistic partnership between industry and education. While many academic programs are advancing and responding in various ways, mass media and communication, in particular, are experiencing an accelerated transformation. Fueling…

Health Sciences Teaching Labs Open at George Washington University

  • January 18, 2016
  • Author: David Esch

Three teaching labs at the GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus’s (VSTC) Collections and Conservation Resource Center (CCRC) building have been completed and are now in use, enabling an expansion of health science programs on campus. Comprising of four teaching labs and associated support spaces, the fit-out provides state-of-the-art science labs for teaching chemistry, biological sciences, physics and general studies. The classrooms are designed to be flexible, allowing for alternative teaching pedagogies including scale-up and didactic instruction, and are digitally robust, including real-time projections of instructional activities. Fit-out included HVAC, electrical, tele/data and lab gases, fume hoods and bio-safety cabinets, an autoclave and other equipment. In a GW article published…

Our New Downtown Boston Office Featured on

  • January 1, 2016
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

A new piece, “How an office switch can chance everything about the way a company works,” features our new Boston office at 99 Summer Street. The team moved to this new downtown location in October of last year as it allows for enhanced teamwork and collaboration, stronger connections to the larger Boston community, more opportunities for movement during the day for employees and efficient lighting design. The Boston team leveraged the firm’s workplace strategy and design expertise to make it as advantageous to the team as possible. The highlights many of these qualities, shows numerous photos of the new space and also features strong commentary from our leaders. Here…

Stroupe Shares Ambulatory Strategies for Collaboration

  • December 1, 2015
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

Collaboration, flexibility, and variety are key to new outpatient spaces. In the most recent issue of Health Facilities Management, Jocelyn Stroupe, Director of Healthcare Interiors for CannonDesign, highlights some of the key considerations for designing collaborative ambulatory space. Citing the shift in outpatient care delivery models to be more responsive to patient-centered care and to support population health, Stroupe shared how more and more healthcare organizations are rethinking staff spaces to better facilitate collaboration and operational efficiency.  Key excerpts include: On In-Clinic Activity Spaces that facilitate in-clinic activity are potentially the most difficult workspaces to design because they need to accommodate many different functions. Input from many users is required to…

Buffalo Business First Features CannonDesign’s Expanded Services for Healthcare

  • November 12, 2015
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

A new story from Buffalo Business First highlights the steps CannonDesign has taken to diversify and strengthen its health expertise and grow new service offerings for health organizations. The piece focuses on CannonDesign’s Health Executive Education Series, the program the firm implemented to educate key leaders and others across the firm on the impact of the Affordable Key Act and other shifting realities in the business of healthcare, and looks at how this expanded understanding is helping clients in the region including Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and Erie County Medical Center. CannonDesign’s Elisabeth Perreault offers strong commentary in the article that features numerous key excerpts including: Perreault on the Idea Behind the…

Heritage and Future Collide: Women’s World Cup Matches Offer Peek into Famous Canadian Sports Venues

  • July 2, 2015
  • Author: Robert Fatovic

This summer’s Women’s World Cup (WWC) has showcased the premier female soccer players in the world and the best of Canadian sport and competition venues. Every match and round of the WWC has been held in premier stadiums and leading Canadian cities – it has proven a remarkable success for the entire nation. Building on that momentum, the WWC semifinals and championship match are hosted by three of Canada’s most historic and accomplished stadiums: Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton and BC Place in Vancouver. Each of these venues has built a reputation for sports excellence by consistently hosting professional and international competitions. Still, the challenge of hosting…

7 Awards at AIA St. Louis Honors Ceremony

  • April 8, 2015
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) St. Louis chapter hosted its annual awards event in late September to recognize stand out design work in the city and region from the past year. The awards program seeks to recognize excellence across architecture, interiors, unbuilt work and craftsmanship with a focus on acknowledging work that improves the spaces where we work, live, play and recreate. CannonDesign’s St. Louis team earned seven different awards across three categories. The event and award winners received strong local press coverage including an extensive feature in the St. Louis Business Journal (attached to the post below). The specific award winners are documented below. Kudos to everyone for…

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