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Healthcare Facilities | LPA | August 03, 2018
California hospitals can save money with a holistic approach to retrofit issues.
Architects | LPA | June 28, 2018
The challenge is to design makerspaces that work, spaces that function as a tool for...
K-12 Schools | LPA | December 06, 2017
A step-by-step process finds better answers, saves money, and produces measurable results...
Higher Education | LPA | October 26, 2017
A building is much more than its appearance; it’s how the user will behave inside of it...
A hallway and study space at the Samueli Academy
K-12 Schools | LPA | September 08, 2017
Flexible, modern classrooms should be viewed as a key element of a sound financial...
An active outdoor space for students
K-12 Schools | LPA | August 18, 2017
Active design can be incorporated into any facility or campus with a few simple steps.
Office Building Design | LPA | July 05, 2017
Whether for a team of 20 or 200, if today’s professionals are not currently working in an...
Architects | LPA | May 22, 2017
Recently, in educational design, we have seen a trend toward more flexible learning...
Building Team | LPA | April 05, 2017
With the completion of the athletic facility upgrade—dubbed the Arden Project—students...
Healthcare Facilities | LPA | February 24, 2017
Higher costs and low occupancy rates have forced healthcare facilities to rethink how...
Education Facility | LPA | January 10, 2017
Interior and exterior spaces harmoniously provide a campus experience to challenge...
Architects | LPA | December 07, 2016
Learning is a lot like working; it varies daily, ranges from individual to collaborative...
Office Building Design | LPA | October 26, 2016
With a continued focus on providing more with less, companies across all industries are...
How active design is reshaping higher education campuses

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University Buildings | LPA | November 05, 2015
Active design, a dynamic approach to design with a primary focus on people, assists...
3 steps for sustainable landscape architecture

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Green | June 19, 2015
A water-conscious, sustainable landscape is easily achievable, and the options for native...
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