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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.

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

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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...
Four reasons the C-suite should care about Design-Led Construction

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

Designers | CannonDesign | 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 | CannonDesign | 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 | CannonDesign | 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 | CannonDesign | 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 | CannonDesign | 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 | CannonDesign | November 25, 2014
As healthcare systems shift their care models to be more responsive to patient-centered...

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