University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Horizon Village. Images courtesy VOA.
Universities across the country are striving to meet the demand of on-campus housing. VOA's Steve Siegle examines what students and universities de...
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VOA's Pablo Quintana writes that the industry is looking for ways to increase engagement through a mix of spaces suited to employees' desire for bo...
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VOA Associates’ Douglas King offers design considerations in implementing the Green House concept in eldercare for continuing care retirement commu...
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Hospitality’s biggest names are creating new, evolved brands to appeal to today’s traveler and compete against boutique hotels and Airbnb, writes V...
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In a world in which technology and its skills are constantly changing, good people skills are becoming more important, writes VOA's Angie Lee....
LSU's Graduate Medical Education & Innovation Center in Baton Rouge, La. Photo courtesy VOA Blog.
The desire for improved patient satisfaction, staff retention, and turn-key maintenance are among the top reasons more healthcare groups are implem...
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Sit-to-stand work surfaces were all the rage this year, according to VOA Associates' Lauren Andrysiak.
The intersection of people, place, and tools is where we find success. Discover that intersection and design to criteria support all three. Diagram: VOA Associates
There’s a realization by corporate real estate executives that in order to create a successful workplace, there must be alignment between their peo...
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Hint: Your response must be better than a laundry list of solutions, according to VOA Associates' John Varholak.
The growth of IPD is among the key takeaways from the USGBC Region 7 Conference.
Hotels are taking both sustainability and wellness seriously. Many announce their recycling programs, use of non-toxic cleaning supplies, and commitment to the reduction of energy and water consumption on their websites. Image courtesy Morgue File/IJY
Digital concierges, smart locks, mobile check-in. These are among the emerging trends and technologies in hospitality design.
In the mid-1990s elevator giant Otis conducted a research project called Odyssey. Otis developed an elevator system that allowed elevator cab occupants to travel both vertically and horizontally within the same cab, with the option to travel vertically again. Illustrations: Douglas J. King, VOA Associates
VOA's Douglas King recalls the Odyssey project and ponders vertical transportation in high-rise healthcare design.
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The vertical hospital environment may be the wave of the future, but it is not without its design challenges.
Wintrust Financial Corporation by VOA. Photo credit: VOA
No matter the level of complexity, workplace change can be a challenge for your client's employees. VOA's Angie Lee breaks down the process of movi...
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VOA's Douglas King pinpoints the top issues that arise during healthcare facilities assessments, including missing fire/smoke dampers, out-of-place...