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…

Hamilton speaking about (and with) San Diego State University at ACUI

  • March 15, 2016
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

Craig Hamilton and his Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union partners will present “A Sustainable Union is Possible – Learn How We Did It!” at the Association of College Unions International conference in New Orleans. Check out the ACUI conference here > About the session SDSU’s Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union is the culmination of student-led planning and leadership. Completed in 2014, the union was certified LEED Platinum in 2015. We’ll share lessons learned and honest advice to those considering sustainable building design and operations – how fiscal, operational and design assumptions play out in actual use – with outcomes and performance experience. The Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union is a…

We Need to Help Community Colleges Promote Community

  • March 9, 2016
  • Author: Carisima Koenig

Better Learning. Engaged Students A fundamental component of advancing our nation’s higher education system is enriching the community college experience for students. With 45% of all undergraduate students in the U.S. enrolled in community colleges, these institutions are critical to our country’s long-term success. Community college leadership teams recognize their key role in America’s education system and are working hard to provide the resources, degree programs and technologies these students need.  Despite their best efforts, community colleges are often challenged to bring key, properly-sized community spaces to their campus due to current funding models for capital projects that prioritize the planning and design of core learning spaces. This prioritization is…

Kaiser Permanente’s Kraemer Medical Center Featured on Cover of Contract Magazine

  • September 1, 2015
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

Contract, one of the leading publications for interior design and architecture, features Kaiser Permanente’s new Kraemer Medical Center on the cover of its “Innovations In Healthcare Design and Delivery” issue. Designed by the Yazdani Studio of CannonDesign, the atypical building brings the medical center’s radiation therapy services—services that are typically housed below ground to accommodate heavy equipment and to shield radiation—above ground and into the light. As Sunil Shah, KP’s design director for Southern California, explains: We wanted to demonstrate to the public that we had a unique, state-of-art building for cancer patients that was healing, stress-relieving, and full of natural light. The article examines how the design team successfully…