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CannonDesign’s blog is a place for the global design firm to share thoughts and news related to their current efforts to help transform businesses, educational models and health paradigms. The firm engages diverse perspectives and expertise to deliver proven, innovative solutions to our most important partners, our clients. Our global network of more than a thousand professionals enable us to create design solutions to the greatest challenges facing our clients and society. www.CannonDesign.com

September 13, 2019
The conventional method of design-build has quickly become a popular delivery method for...
August 20, 2019
Following is a look at the different ways modular design and construction can bring value...
Zurich North America’s HQ outside Chicago

Zurich North America’s HQ outside Chicago is rooted in one of the most expansive employee engagement efforts in history, and the extensive data it generated. Photo courtesy CannonDesign

Office Building Design | CannonDesign | July 11, 2019
The traditional model of signing long-term leases, committing extensive capital to an...
June 05, 2019
Here are six ways a nurse’s perspective influences how our architects, engineers, and the...
Translational health science environments: 6 strategies for open innovation and knowledge transfer

Rice University’s New Emerging Science & Technology (NEST) Center includes collaboration portals located across its floorplan designed for spontaneous interaction and defined by bright green, writeable glass panels. Photo courtesy CannonDesign

Laboratories | CannonDesign | April 23, 2019
Simply putting researchers and clinicians in the same building with hopes that...
Healthcare Facilities | CannonDesign | April 09, 2019
The relationship between workplace design and company culture isn’t all that different...
Office Building Design | CannonDesign | March 06, 2019
The relationship between workplace design and company culture isn’t all that different...
Hotel Facilities | CannonDesign | August 10, 2018
Responding to these shifting expectations, building owners and design teams working in...
Architects | CannonDesign | February 08, 2018
Cities change constantly, but given the numerous disruptive factors spanning technology,...
The awning outside an emergency room

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Healthcare Facilities | CannonDesign | August 30, 2017
The Golisano Center for Community Health offers integrated care to adults and children.
A rendering of Brunswick's current Headquarters
Office Building Design | CannonDesign | August 01, 2017
Connecting personal values to company values is important to millennial workers.
BIM and Information Technology | CannonDesign | April 17, 2017
Now more than ever, owners are becoming extremely focused on leveraging BIM to deliver...

Rendering for the new Afganistan International Organization for Migration.

Healthcare Facilities | CannonDesign | October 31, 2016
The communications challenges don’t even begin to compare to the inherent challenges of...

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CannonDesign | October 06, 2016
We consistently recommend that workplaces share collaborative spaces and quiet, private...
Can you make a new building as cool as a warehouse?

Warehouse Office Community Space. Images courtesy Cannon Design

Office Building Design | CannonDesign | May 09, 2016
CannonDesign's Robert Benson insists that the industry needs to start looking at...
3 key trends in student housing for Boston’s higher education community

Image: University Student Living.

University Buildings | CannonDesign | April 04, 2016
The city wants to add 18,500 student residence beds by the year 2030. CannonDesign's...

Ohlone Community College’s Academic Core project in Fremont, Calif., introduces three new academic hybrid buildings that build community and enhance learning. Rendering courtesy CannonDesign

Architects | CannonDesign | March 11, 2016
Even in the face of funding challenges and historic precedent, there are emerging...
Early trends in healthcare for 2016

All images courtesy CannonDesign

Healthcare Facilities | CannonDesign | February 19, 2016
Fighting cancer, Design-Led Construction (DLC), and health sciences education are among...
New ideas to help universities attract and empower STEM students

Rendering of an interior environment at University of Utah’s Lassonde Studios, a first-of-its-kind hybrid building that brings college housing together with a 24/7 entrepreneurial garage. Images courtesy Cannon Design

University Buildings | CannonDesign | February 17, 2016
Educational institutions are focusing on new learning strategies that engage students in...
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