Petzoldt Shares Insights from Women in Design+Construction Conference

  • January 5, 2017
  • Author: CannonDesign

The first annual Women in Design+Construction conference was held in November 2016 in beautiful Dana Point, California. This conference was sponsored by Building Design & Construction magazine and was a sold out event which brought together over a hundred women in the architecture, engineering and construction industry.

CannonDesign + NEUF architect(e)s Release Films of Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal

  • December 9, 2016
  • Author: Michael McManus

For more than seven years, CannonDesign + NEUF architect(e)s has been engaged in the design and construction of the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) – the largest healthcare project being built in North America. Spanning two full city blocks and rising 21 stories tall, it’s easy to get captivated by the sheer enormity of the building. But as the designers responsible for drawing every line and planning every space within the 3.5 million SF structure, we’re most proud of the art and craft that went into each detail. Over the last few years, we’ve been working with filmmaker Karine Savard and designer Annabelle Beauchamp to capture some of these details…

York University Breaks Ground on New Student Centre

  • October 10, 2016
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

Set to open in spring 2018, the programmatic aspirations of the new student are to create a “living room” for student life that is broadly embraced by the diverse campus community.

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…

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