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Jeff Alexander
Color can make or break your project. At Valspar, we live and breathe color. 
15 ways "soft brand" hotel chains can distinguish themselves

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Stantec Blog
Hospitality’s biggest names are creating new, evolved brands to appeal to today’s traveler and compete against boutique...
It’s time to make MLB stadiums safer

Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Photo: Wally Gobetz/Creative Commons

Constructive Thinking Blog
Major League Baseball doesn't have official stadium design guidelines. Skanska's Tom Tingle has three ways the league...
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Is the PDF revolution advancing BIM workflows?

From left to right: Sasha Reed, V.P. Strategic Development at Bluebeam Software, Nathan Wood of DPR Construction, and Kris Lengieza, Director of VDC at Stiles Construction.

Sasha Reed
Many project teams who struggle to get everyone up to speed with BIM, find PDFs a useful tool to bridge the gap between...
No eyes on the road: The impact of driverless vehicles

Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of Daimler AG, foresaw an interesting interim solution where cars can act autonomously part of the time and be human-guided the rest. Photo courtesy SmithGroupJJR

SmithGroupJJR's Perspectives blog
The idea that space can be repurposed by breaking dependence on the purchase, maintenance, and storage of a big machine...
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Metal building maintenance is essential

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Cary Barger
Inspect, repair damages, and clean the building
How active design is reshaping higher education campuses

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Active design, a dynamic approach to design with a primary focus on people, assists students in learning to make...
Emotional intelligence and design

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Stantec Blog
In a world in which technology and its skills are constantly changing, good people skills are becoming more important,...
How virtual and augmented reality can shape architecture and design

Virtual reality—devices that block out the external world and present the user with a wholly fabricated visual experience—can be useful to architects and designers. Photo: Nan Palmero/Creative Commons

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Gensler's Alan Robles examines a few ways VR and AR could create value for architecture and design professionals.
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Steven Burns
Hiring for culture fit doesn’t mean hiring people who are all the same
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