SmithGroup Perspectives blog

Photo: NL Architects’ A8ernA project in Koog aan de Zaan, Zaanstadt, The Netherlands, NL Architects (via SmithGroupJJR)

Smart and Resilient Cities | August 26, 2015
Activating the areas beneath elevated highways, rail lines, and freeways can create...
Moore's Law and the future of urban design

A virtually expanded VA Hospital at Bay Pines, Fla. Using tools like Lumion 3D, planners are able to create increasingly life-like environments and fly through spaces in real time. Image: SmithGroupJJR

BIM and Information Technology | May 26, 2015
SmithGroupJJR's Stephen Conschafter, urban designer and planner, discusses his thoughts...
Where the university students are (or will be)

Image: Pixabay/BlueOlive

University Buildings | May 05, 2015
SmithGroupJJR's Alexa Bush discusses changing demographics and the search for out-of-...
The Competitive Advantage of Urban Institutions

UNLV Campus master plan. Rendering: SmithGroupJJR

Higher Education | April 08, 2015
In the coming years, urban colleges and universities will outperform their non-urban...
10 healthcare trends worth sharing

Illustrations: Bill Kline, SmithGroupJJR

Architects | February 17, 2015
The rise of the medical home model of care and ongoing Lean value stream improvement are...
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