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  • Why We Volunteer

    Why We Volunteer

    It’s no secret that the work of an engineer is demanding. We are responsible for translating dreams into realistic and functional projects. For keeping up on the latest trends in technology, materials, energy and security, while hitting deadlines and meeting client demands. For maintaining a positive attitude while anticipating worst-case scenarios and for creating safeguards to ensure they don’t occur. Our work is certainly not a nine to five job, and we have a lot to try and fit into a 24-hour day. But while the work is important and understandably takes priority, it’s also crucial that we make time to stay engaged in the industry we belong to, and the...
  • Adapt or Be Left Behind: Technology and the Future of Engineering

    Adapt or Be Left Behind: Technology and the Future of Engineering

    The building design and construction industry strongly affects the economy, the environment and society as a whole. It touches the daily lives of everyone, as the built environment heavily influences the quality of life. However, when compared to other industries, it has traditionally been slow at technological development and process change. While research and development boomed in all fields of science and technology after World War II, the information revolution age hasn’t alleviated the professional chores of an engineer. Sure, disciplinary technical chores are faster and more accurate, but there’s yet to be an integrated convergence of new technology to enhance our problem solving. Unlike in the past, engineering professionals now...
  • Business First Buffalo Talks Leading-Edge Office Design with CannonDesign

    Business First Buffalo Talks Leading-Edge Office Design with CannonDesign

    Michael Bonomo and Michael Tunkey talk to Business First Buffalo about modern workplace design.
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    Medical Construction & Design: A Focus on Strategic Partnerships in Health

    Ambulatory Care subject matter experts Stephen Winikoff and Steven Stafford co-author piece on strategic community partnerships in Medical Construction & Design.
  • BUFF Take 2: A Celebration of Creative Cultures at The Martin Group

    BUFF Take 2: A Celebration of Creative Cultures at The Martin Group

    Creative energy inspires me. It always has, always will. So, moderating our second Buffalo Urban Futures Forum event at The Martin Group’s new workplace in December proved remarkably inspiring, as it brought together some of the leading creatives voices in the City of Buffalo. Panelists included: Tod Martin, President & Chief Creative Officer at The Martin Group Dana Marciniak, Director of PR and Brand Communications for New Era Cap Aaron Ott, Curator of Public Art for the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Through our discussion, we explored three key themes: The importance of place, what it means to stay creatively relevant and finally where our city’s collective creative energy is headed. Each...
  • Jason Sokolowski, AIA, Joins Buffalo Office as Senior Associate

    Jason Sokolowski, AIA, Joins Buffalo Office as Senior Associate

  • Four CannonDesign Leaders Named to Business First Buffalo's Who's Building WNY List

    Four CannonDesign Leaders Named to Business First Buffalo’s Who’s Building WNY List

    Four leaders from CannonDesign's Buffalo office are named to Business First Buffalo's Who's Building WNY List
  • Architecture + Education Program Celebrates End to Another Successful Year

    Architecture + Education Program Celebrates End to Another Successful Year

    CannonDesigners Luke Johnson and Cheri Weatherston have been hard at work this past year as the Buffalo Architecture Foundation’s Architecture + Education (Arch+Ed) Program Co-Chairs. Other CannonDesign volunteer architects this year were Nate Heckman and Harrison Walsh. With more than 225 students and five Buffalo public schools involved in this unique program, everyone is looking forward to celebrating when all of the students’ work is displayed at the CEPA Gallery in downtown Buffalo on January 19. The decade-old, award-winning Arch+Ed program was founded to increase awareness and involvement in the built and natural environment and to use architecture as a multidisciplinary form of active learning. Running biennially, the program uses architecture to teach students math,...
  • Three Ways Cities Could Evolve in 2018

    Three Ways Cities Could Evolve in 2018

    During the final months of 2017, I had the chance to attend the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 2017 Fall meeting in Los Angeles and subsequently share four exciting takeaways from the event. With a bit of downtime during the holidays, I revisited those initial takeaways and my notes from the ULI conference. Numerous other conference sessions introduced urban design and real estate strategies that I expect to resonate in 2018, and I wanted to share them as we head into the New Year. Below are brief summaries of three emerging realities that will affect our cities in 2018: A “Golden Hour” for Gentrification One of the most inspired ideas shared...
  • Interior Design Features CHUM

    Interior Design Features CHUM

    Interior Design has profiled two award winning components of the Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal – the passerelle and the roof terraces.
  • Buffalo Office Garners Three AIA Design Awards

    Buffalo Office Garners Three AIA Design Awards

  • Meghan McDonnell Joins CannonDesign as Buffalo's Business Development Leader

    Meghan McDonnell Joins CannonDesign as Buffalo’s Business Development Leader

    Meghan is a seasoned marketing and communications executive who has over 30 years’ experience in business development, public relations, sales administration, client service management and human resources.
  • Stephanie Vito Wins AIA Buffalo/WNY Young Architect Award

    Stephanie Vito Wins AIA Buffalo/WNY Young Architect Award

    Stephanie Vito, AIA, accepted the Young Architect Award at the annual AIA award ceremony held at Asbury Hall.
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    CHUM Continues to Garner International Design Recognition

    The Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) continues to garner international design recognition with four awards in the last month.
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    Healthcare Design Highlights Session on Nantucket Cottage Hospital

    Healthcare Design profiles the Nantucket Cottage Hospital presentation at HCD 2017
  • Buffalo Engineers Celebrate Oishei Children’s Hospital Opening Through Volunteerism

    Buffalo Engineers Celebrate Oishei Children’s Hospital Opening Through Volunteerism

    Last Friday, over a dozen Buffalo office employees and their spouses volunteered at Oishei Children’s Hospital for Move Day. The vast majority of our volunteers were project team members who worked on various aspects of the building. CannonDesign was the engineer of record and provided cost estimating, MEP and telecommunications engineering in addition to lighting design services for the project. Local news outlets reported the move was an overwhelming success. Moving day for Children’s Hospital goes off without a hitch – The Buffalo News Patient by patient, Oishei Children’s Hospital comes online – Buffalo Business First As the engineers of record on the Oishei Children’s Hospital, the team capitalized on its new...
  • Gus Lima to Present CHUM at World Architecture Festival in Berlin

    Gus Lima to Present CHUM at World Architecture Festival in Berlin

    Gus Lima will co-present the CHUM project with Azad Chichmanian at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin.
  • Luke Johnson to Participate on Panel at AIA Quad Conference

    Luke Johnson to Participate on Panel at AIA Quad Conference

    Luke Johnson will be participating at the AIA QUAD (Quality Unites Architectural Design) Conference on the panel titled "How to start a K-12 Program in Your Chapter."
  • CHUM Earns Cover of Healthcare Design Magazine’s November Issue

    CHUM Earns Cover of Healthcare Design Magazine’s November Issue

    The November issue of Healthcare Design extensively features the new Centre hospitalier de l’Universite de Montreal (CHUM)
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    Gustavo Lima to Participate in University at Buffalo Panel on Academic Medical Centers

    CannonDesign principal and business practice leader, Gustavo Lima, AIA, OAQ, LEED AP, will be participating in a panel discussion at the UB Center of the Arts on Friday, October 6 at 8:30 am.