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Meet Architectural Designer Marcia Drehmann

If Architectural Designer Marcia Drehmann’s family and friends were to describe her in three words, she’d like them to say: funny, carefree, and cheerful, but thinks they would actually say active, responsible, and worker. Let's get to know Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!

Sioux City Promenade Plan

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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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 Project Manager Mike Hansen

With a 35+ year construction career, including serving as President, Principal, and Director of Construction Operations at a commercial construction firm, Mike Hansen brings a wealth of experience to his role as a Project Manager at ISG. A proud Eagle Scout, Mike takes the motto “Be prepared” seriously, whether that be monitoring project schedules or getting ready for a marathon card game (known to last all night).

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Meet Senior Civil Engineer Jerremy Foss PE, LEED AP, CNU-A

Whether sketching cityscapes or serving as mayor in a game of SimCity, Jerremy has always been interested in cities and the way they work. And while at one point he dreamed of playing in a World Cup for the U.S. National Team, Jerremy Foss PE, LEED AP, CNU-A will tell you that nowadays he has a passion for infrastructure and how it helps create a sense of place and value in concert with architecture and planning, making his role of Senior Civil Engineer at ISG a dream career. Let’s learn more about Jerremy, and what the heck a CNU-A is!

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Meet Environmental Scientist Lucas Mueller

Batman by day, compassionate husband and father to foster children at night - Environmental Scientist Lucas Mueller  is no average joe. With a passion for nature and the outdoors, Lucas enjoys having a career that allows him to work outside and protect the environment. Let's dive into the super strengths of Lucas!

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Corporate Community Involvement Builds Partnerships

Due to direct relationships and intimate understandings, resident philanthropic organizations are often well-positioned to rally the communities they serve to provide solutions to local challenges, creating valuable partnership opportunities between non-profits, cities, and school districts. By integrating unique engagement efforts into school organizations - teachers, principals, architects, engineers, and everyone in between can help make educational institutions a success from the community core outward to support positive 21st century plans.

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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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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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