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DLR Group’s Insights Blog features commentary and thought leadership from the firm’s architecture, design, and engineering experts across more than a dozen core sectors: civic, courts, detention, energy services, healthcare, higher education, hospitality, K-12 education, museum, performing arts, retail, mixed-use, sports, and workplace design. More at dlrgroup.com/insights.
Big Data | August 31, 2018 | DLR Group Insights Blog Ruairi Barnwell

Increased transparency of operational building data is impacting accountability.

Big Data | July 02, 2018 | DLR Group Insights Blog Ryan Cameron

We’re well into the digital era of architecture which favors processes that have a better innovation cycle.

Architects | June 04, 2018 | DLR Group Insights Blog Prem Sundharam

We have several gaps between the need and desire to have abundant, accessible, clean water and the reality of dealing with on-going and increasing...

Multifamily Housing | April 23, 2018 | DLR Group Insights Blog Jose Brunner

The adaptability of urban development could be revolutionized through the inherent strength of mass timber construction.

Education Facility | April 11, 2018 | DLR Group Insights Blog Christopher GIbbs

The task of providing safe and secure environments in which our children can learn is both complicated and far-reaching.

Energy Efficiency | April 04, 2018 | DLR Group Insights Blog Roger Chang

A building with a higher occupant density may have a higher energy use, but expend less energy per person.

Architects | March 12, 2018 | DLR Group Insights Blog Alison Zeno

Thoughtful design, paired with a change management program to educate staff, can both enhance connectivity and minimize distractions.  

Healthcare Facilities | March 05, 2018 | DLR Group Insights Blog Philip LiBassi

What exactly is the hospital of future? Or more specifically, what is the future of healthcare design?

AEC Tech | February 28, 2018 | DLR Group Insights Blog Raymond Kent

Unlike other technologies we have seen, augmented and virtual reality are looking to have staying power in a truly disruptive way.

Pathfinder Kindergarten Center in Everett, Wash., by DLR Group
Architects | January 29, 2018 | DLR Group Insights Blog Todd Ferking, AIA

The idea of a kindergarten-only school presents both challenges and opportunities in regards to the design.

Joplin (Mo.) Interim High School, designed by DLR Group. Photo courtesy DLR Group

Joplin (Mo.) Interim High School, designed by DLR Group. Photo courtesy DLR Group

K-12 Schools | January 22, 2018 | DLR Group Insights Blog Raechel French, Associate, DLR Group

An education market think tank proposes a radical research concept for evaluating learning environments.

Architects | January 04, 2018 | DLR Group Insights Blog Seth Trance

Homelessness is an issue affecting millions around the globe. 

Architects | November 17, 2017 | DLR Group Insights Blog Paul Westlake

About 90% of the time prospective clients are not aware of historic tax credits.

November 03, 2017 | DLR Group Insights Blog Roger Chang

Nearly every design firm will tell an owner that they use integrated design, working hand-in-hand with its consultants. But survey any collective g...

JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America. Photo courtesy JW Marriott

AEC Tech | August 02, 2017 | DLR Group Insights Blog Sean Avery, PE, LEED AP

By varying an LED luminaire’s color temperature, it is possible to mimic daylighting, to some extent, and the natural circadian rhythms that accomp...

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