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Cannon Design

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

Rendering for the new Afganistan International Organization for Migration.

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

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

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Healthcare Facilities | Cannon Design Blog | 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 | Cannon Design Blog | February 17, 2016
Educational institutions are focusing on new learning strategies that engage students in...
Four reasons the C-suite should care about Design-Led Construction

Allegheny Health's Wexford Health & Wellness Pavilion. Image courtesy Cannon Design.

Designers | Cannon Design Blog | January 07, 2016
Lou Astorino shares four examples how a unified approach can directly help C-suite...
4 ways commissioning (Cx) could have prevented the NFL Deflategate scandal

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Engineers | Cannon Design Blog | September 16, 2015
Properly inspecting footballs is not unlike commissioning protocol, writes CannonDesign's...
5 brand-building strategies in the outpatient environment

Image: University of Minnesota Health Clinics and Surgery Center, courtesy CannonDesign

Healthcare Facilities | Cannon Design Blog | August 19, 2015
No longer coasting off of reputation, leading organizations are using new ambulatory care...
Can you make a new building as cool as a warehouse?

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Architects | Cannon Design Blog | June 01, 2015
Just as we looked at that boarded up warehouse and thought it could be something other,...
Stop the Endless Debate to Nowhere – It’s Time to Measure Workplace Performance

Cannon Design used strategic solutions when developing the new Zurich North America headquarters. Image courtesy CannonDesign

Architects | Cannon Design Blog | April 21, 2015
Rather than be confused by the constant stream of opinions, leadership teams...
Graphic depicts an example of a primary care model of the future. In many primary care settings, a team consisting of a primary

Graphic depicts an example of a primary care model of the future. In many primary care settings, a team consisting of a primary care clinician, medical assistant, registered nurse, and administrative assistant are responsible for a panel of patients, helping to facilitate interactions with other members of an extended care team that may need to be involved. Illustration: CannonDesign 

Architects | Cannon Design Blog | November 25, 2014
As healthcare systems shift their care models to be more responsive to patient-centered...

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Architects | Cannon Design Blog | November 17, 2014
In a recent article for Fast Company, CannonDesign's Meg Osman details how insurance...

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Architects | Cannon Design Blog | October 30, 2014
The new report, "Flooring Applications in Healthcare Settings," compares and contrasts...

The breakthrough simulation center features moveable walls and a modular ceiling grid that allow doctors and military personnel to easily reconfigure the shape and size of the space. Photo: CannonDesign

Architects | Cannon Design Blog | September 23, 2014
The breakthrough simulation center features moveable walls and a modular ceiling grid...

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Architects | Cannon Design Blog | August 14, 2014
Focusing on recent work at Follett and Zurich, CannonDesign’ Meg Osman reveals the power...

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah combines student residence space with 20,000 sf of incubator space, where students can develop ideas and potential launch companies. Rendering: CannonDesign

Architects | Cannon Design Blog | May 09, 2014
Performance-based funding models and the adoption of advanced technologies like augmented...
Architects | Cannon Design Blog | February 06, 2014
If you’ve been following news about workplace design in the popular media, you might...
Building Owner | Cannon Design Blog | October 10, 2013
A recent study by Carnegie Mellon took a look at the impact of providing feedback in an...
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