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Architectural Design

Executive Search Case Study: Chief Sales & Marketing Officer

glass roof
by Sami Barry
Executive Search Case Study: Chief Sales & Marketing Officer for an architecture, engineering, and program management firm. We completed this search in 3 1/2 months by working in high collaboration with our client. Our efforts resulted in securing a talented professional from a direct competitor. Read more

2018 Construction Outlook

2018
by Katie E. Rodgers
This is the time of year when we take the time to reflect on wins and losses, and lessons learned, and how we can apply these experiences to improving our organizations for the new year. Helbling takes a close look at 2017's construction activity and what can be expected in 2018. Read more

The Evolution of the University Planner

Campus map
by Katie E. Rodgers
Itís one thing to have someone who can assess building usage and mitigate expenditures; itís another to have someone who can plan, organize, and even redistribute space in a way that enhances your institutionís learning experience and integrates its culture. Introducing the new university planner. Read more

Research Intensive Labs Are All About Sustainability

University Research Labs
by Sami Barry
Universities are focused on sustainability, and they are constantly balancing priorities of providing facilities that are attractive and healthy for occupants, and mitigating their energy costs and environmental impacts. For institutions that are research-intensive, this can be extremely complex. Read more

Results of 2016 Hospital Design & Construction Facilities Survey

Hospital Design
by Sami Barry
Health Facilities Management and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering of the American Hospital Association teamed up to conduct its annual hospital construction survey. An overwhelming theme was the strong focus on patient satisfaction as it relates to healthcare design and construction. Read more

Top Schools for Graduates in Architecture

Architecture tools
by Sami Barry
Helbling architecture and construction search consultants highlight the top universities for architecture degrees. Read more

Healthcare Design II: Focusing on the Family

Hospital
by Sami Barry
A crucial consideration in patient-centered care: the family. Beyond the emotional support patients receive from their loved ones, cultural and spiritual needs make the presence of family beneficial to patient comfort and improved health outcomes. Newer design elements reflect this concept. Read more

Healthcare Design I: Focusing on Patients + Staff

Hospital lobby
by Sami Barry
There has been enormous focus on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on healthcare, which is, in turn, affecting healthcare design. A primary trend is patient-centered care. More and more consideration is being given to patient comfort and making the patient experience as pleasant as possible. Read more

Hudson Yards - A Community of the Future

Hudson Yards
by Sami Barry
An overview of the Hudson Yards project, developed by Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group. It will be the first "quantified community" in the U.S. Read more

Six Sigma Professionals Attractive in A|E|C Market

6 Sigma
by Sami Barry
A strategic tool in the pursuit of Operational Excellence is Six Sigma. Six Sigma is a methodology that uses statistical analyses to identify and eliminate defects in business processes, and to measure and improve performance. Read more