Posted on September 17, 2014
I’m always interested in learning how companies become successful. Having worked for small companies for the majority of my career, I’m keenly aware of the struggle to...
Posted on September 15, 2014
None of the hundreds of existing green building rating systems is perfect. Some of them are too documentation-heavy. Some increase short-term project cost. Some aren’t...
Posted on September 15, 2014
The Western U.S. has had to cope with more damaging, large-scale wildfires in recent years. The number of wildfires larger than 1,000 acres in the region stretching from...
Posted on September 13, 2014
Asking the right questions can help business leaders to anticipate changes, seize opportunities and move their firms in new directions. But how you question is key, writes...
Posted on September 13, 2014
An oven-overlooked factor in assessing the success of a leader, according to organizational development consultant Brook Manville, is his or her ability to go far outside the...
Posted on September 12, 2014
In 2013, Americans took 10.7 billion trips on public transportation—the highest in 57 years. It’s also been said that by the mid-2030s, self-driving vehicles could be...
Posted on September 10, 2014
Nearly 32 million people, or 28% of the East Coast's population, live in areas lying within a mile of a shore line. These are huge swaths of land inhabited by large...
Posted on September 09, 2014
As part of our ongoing studies of how building design influences human behavior in today’s social media-driven world, HOK’s workplace strategists had an idea: Leverage the...
Posted on September 08, 2014
In areas that experience strong winds, metal roof and wall panels provide a sturdy, well-tested option for building envelope design. A recent example is the Archer Government...
Posted on September 07, 2014
It's happening at community hospitals all over America: leadership teams are looking for ways to maintain margins by managing underutilized and non-revenue producing space....