LPA | Feb 1, 2019

Designing a net zero aquatic center

Buildings can be designed to cut consumption and operate more efficiently, but the pools always make it difficult to achieve substantial savings.

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Rebuild or renovate?

With some facilities, a little creativity can save money and salvage a building worth saving. 

LPA | Aug 3, 2018

Seismic deadlines approaching for healthcare companies

California hospitals can save money with a holistic approach to retrofit issues.

LPA | Jun 28, 2018

Designing successful maker spaces

The challenge is to design makerspaces that work, spaces that function as a tool for educators to produce better students.

LPA | Dec 6, 2017

Designing K-12 schools from the inside out

A step-by-step process finds better answers, saves money, and produces measurable results.

LPA | Oct 26, 2017

Where campus meets corporate design

A building is much more than its appearance; it’s how the user will behave inside of it that determines its adaptability.

LPA | Sep 8, 2017

The economic case for engaged classrooms in K-12 schools

Flexible, modern classrooms should be viewed as a key element of a sound financial strategy, producing a solid return-on-investment.

LPA | Aug 18, 2017

How to create healthy learning environments with active design

Active design can be incorporated into any facility or campus with a few simple steps.

LPA | Jul 5, 2017

Do open offices work?

Whether for a team of 20 or 200, if today’s professionals are not currently working in an open office environment, a change is likely on the horizon.

LPA | May 22, 2017

Educational design taking lessons from tech firms

Recently, in educational design, we have seen a trend toward more flexible learning spaces.

LPA | Apr 5, 2017

Informed design: A dynamic approach to athletic facilities design

With the completion of the athletic facility upgrade—dubbed the Arden Project—students will have access to state-of-the-art facilities.

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