3 ways computational tools empower better decision-making
NBBJ explores three opportunities for the use of computational tools in urban planning projects.
NBBJ | Jan 17, 2023
Why the auto industry is key to designing healthier, more comfortable buildings
Peter Alspach of NBBJ shares how workplaces can benefit from a few automotive industry techniques.
NBBJ | Aug 4, 2022
To reduce disease and fight climate change, design buildings that breathe
Healthy air quality in buildings improves cognitive function and combats the spread of disease, but its implications for carbon reduction are perhaps the most important benefit.
NBBJ | Feb 11, 2022
How computer simulations of vision loss create more empathetic buildings for the visually impaired
Here is a look at four challenges identified from our research and how the design responds accordingly.
NBBJ | Jan 7, 2022
Supporting hope and healing
Five research-driven design strategies for pediatric behavioral health environments.
NBBJ | Nov 23, 2021
Why vertical hospitals might be the next frontier in healthcare design
In this article, we’ll explore the opportunities and challenges of high-rise hospital design, as well as the main ideas and themes we considered when designing the new medical facility for the heart of London.
NBBJ | Aug 18, 2021
20 years after developing the first open core hospital design here is what the firm has learned
Hospitals have traditionally used a “racetrack” layout, which accommodates patient rooms around the exterior and situates work areas and offstage functions in a central block.
NBBJ | Jun 8, 2021
As many storefronts sit empty, 3 opportunities to rethink the ground floor of buildings
The vitality of ground level commercial space is about much more than the future of retail.
NBBJ | Apr 13, 2021
Rethinking well-being at work
The four levels of health that support long-term success.
NBBJ | Feb 25, 2021
A healthier planet starts with hospitals
Eleven strategies to reduce energy use and increase wellbeing.
NBBJ | Jan 22, 2021
Cities should be planned for people before cars. Here's how it can be done.
Five lessons from Asia and Europe to create more human-centric American cities.
NBBJ | Sep 1, 2020
An evidenced-based approach to elevate the workplace experience
A new NBBJ report presents design concepts for providing people with opportunities to recharge and engage in the workplace.
NBBJ | Jun 22, 2020
7 choices for work environments that underscore the need to respond, not react
Below are predictions made from a reactionary mindset, coupled with realities that have been in front of businesses for some time.
NBBJ | Mar 26, 2020
How to convert college dorms to support the coronavirus crisis
While student dormitories are well-suited to certain alternate healthcare uses — from housing clinical staff to treating low-acuity patients — there are important elements to consider when exploring how to convert them for coronavirus treatment.