SmithGroup | Aug 13, 2020

Renewing the healing role of public parks

While we can’t accurately predict all the ways we will respond to the current COVID-19 pandemic, it should provide a moment of reflection as we see all too clearly the consequences of our exploitation and destruction of nature.

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SmithGroup | May 5, 2020

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SmithGroup | Apr 7, 2020

Climate-informed HVAC increases in relative humidity may fight pandemic viruses

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SmithGroup | Feb 21, 2020

The decade ahead: Design & health in 2020 and beyond

Access to health and wellness services is a vital part of any conversation about community resilience.

SmithGroup | Jan 14, 2020

The decade ahead: Forecast for design in 2020 and beyond

In order to get a broad perspective on what our future might look like, we recognized that there was no better resource to tap than our team of 1,300 design professionals whose expertise stretches across a wide breadth of disciplines.

SmithGroup | Sep 11, 2019

Designing for the next generation of student life: Part 2

One way universities are helping students broaden their in-person social networks is by encouraging connections between the campus, outside researchers and the surrounding community.

SmithGroup | May 17, 2019

Designing for the next generation of student life

When a prospective student evaluates an institution, they are imagining whether they can see themselves there as an individual.

SmithGroup | Mar 27, 2019

Working to reduce HAIs: How design can support infection control and prevention

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SmithGroup | Jan 29, 2019

Convergence: The future of development

Continuous disruption is emerging across multiple industries, and boundaries between live, work, and play are blurring.

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