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Welcome to the New Age

What makes a design memorable? It’s not just about the way a place looks or functions, but about the emotions elicited – creating an experience, not just a space. See why the design and experience was radioactive in ISG's recent photobooth design inspired by Imagine Dragons for Fusion + Captured 2017.

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Meet Civil Designer Ali Sekkat

ISG Civil Designer Ali Sekkat’s creativity shines through in his solutions for municipal and drainage projects, and is supported by his desire to learn, grow, and try new things. Trying something new is also what brought him from Morocco to the Midwest. Let's get to know Ali.

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Be Ready. Be Aware. Are You Prepared for NFPA Arc Flash 2018 Updates?

Be aware. Be prepared. Be proactive. NFPA  2018 updates of the 70E (Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace), have a new philosophy for reducing arc flash risk: prevention. Up until now, the standard has typically focused on managing risk, but an emphasis has now been placed on also outlining proactive strategies to avoid arc flash incidents all together. Today, we’re exploring some of the key changes to the manual to help spread the word.

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Labor Shortages Climb + Manufacturers Get Innovative

Join the conversation on how manufacturers across the industrial sector are surviving – and thriving – amidst a weak labor market. Industry, by definition, is taking action. What strategic moves can we make to keep American manufacturing alive and well in today’s labor market?

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How 21st Century Design Maximizes Engagement in PreK-12 Education

Back to school season often begins with educators, administrators, and staff prepping their schools for the incoming classes – rearranging desks, organizing supplies, lesson planning, and hosting orientations. And while educators certainly carry the load in ensuring school districts run smoothly, architecture and interior design makes the grade when it comes to supporting learning styles and maximizing engagement in schools. Get your pencils out to take notes on how 21st century design maximizes engagement in PreK-12 education.

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Event Venue Design: Setting the Stage for Maximum ROI

With help from experienced industry design teams, you can identify the “Goldilocks” seating variety for your unique venue, provide each event goer with their own “golden ticket” to the show, and set the stage for a facility with high ROI. Now THAT’S the best seat in the house!

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Meet Revit Manager Dave Augustine

For ISG Revit Manager and Certified Revit Professional Dave Augustine, one day is never like the next. From meeting with design staff, training Revit users, talking technology trends with IT, or organizing the office U Pick ’Em football contest, he often spends a few days each month outside of his home Faribault office to visit one of ISG’s other eight locations, never forgetting to drop off a batch of his beloved homemade chocolate chip cookies. And no, despite our constant asking, he will not divulge the secret recipe. Let’s see what we can get Dave to share.

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A Case Study in Unconventional Urban Renewal

Situated in the heart of downtown Sioux City, Iowa, the Promenade is a public space surrounded by the local movie theatre, Sioux City Convention Center, and nearby coffee shops, bars, and restaurants. See how ISG implemented unconventional urban renewal strategies to revitalize this popular space.

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Meet Employee Welfare Manager Jenny Adams

Growing up in Mankato area, Employee Welfare Manager Jenny Adams has always been impressed with ISG’s community involvement and engagement. So when the opportunity came to become an employee-owner in July, 2017, Jenny was on board! Let’s learn more about her caffeine craze and positive attitude!

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Meet IT Specialist Lucas Dimmel

Nicknamed Farmer Lucas at ISG, IT Specialist Lucas Dimmel practices a hive mind mentality when working to address the firm's technology needs and tending to his beehives. From assisting with tech questions to researching updates for software and servers, Lucas knows what it takes to serve 250+ professionals in four states, and 60,000+ bees! Let’s get to know Lucas and see what all the buzz is about.

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Meet Designer Brooke Sievers

Whether she’s attending an Iowa State University tailgate, pheasant hunting with her husband and two German Shorthairs, fishing, or working on a jobsite, Designer Brooke Sievers incorporates the outdoors into all aspects of her life.

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Meet ISG Planner Danielle Propst

Growing up, ISG Planner Danielle Propst knew she wanted to follow a career path that would allow her to create solutions promoting equality amongst communities. Let’s get to know Danielle.

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