In honor of #NationalEngineersWeek, we are sparking ingenuity with a compilation of Engineering blogs. From Employee Spotlights to articles by our own Engineers, this list is sure to elicit thinking outside of the box (much like these engineers do everyday)!
In honor of #WorldEnvironmentalDay during the week of June 4th, we’re looking back at some of the highlights from the new Jay C. Hormel Nature Center’s first year, ongoing efforts to support the Center as a regional destination for environmental learning, and the nature-based program opportunities for explorers of all ages in the coming months.
From chalkboards to smartboards and notebooks to tablets, schools are rapidly evolving to support 21st century learning styles. Learn more about the changes and how they affect engineering solutions.
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.
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.
To help capture the essence of a client’s vision in an easy to grasp format, graphic renderings, video animation, plan production, and 3D modeling can make a huge impact and connect clients to their dreams and goals, making what was once a thought or sketch turn into reality. We recently sat down with Michael Blank, ISG Design Visualization Specialist, to talk more about the craft that helps promote community engagement, build consensus, and earn project support.
World Landscape Architecture Month may be coming to a close, but the long-lasting impact landscape architects make on our everyday lives, both professionally and personally, deserves to be celebrated year-round.
Temperatures are dropping across the U.S., but these textures, patterns, and colors are heating up. Take a look at some of the hottest design trends and others on the horizon for 2017.