More Action in 2022
Action is what moves the needle: this is what we are committed to. From a research grant with the University of Minnesota and the U.S. Forest Service to study mass timber in untouched markets; to dedicating 1,500+ hours to equity training; to partnering with JUST/B Corporations to verify social and environmental performance, we are taking action.
Our employee-owners are proud to share it:
The definition of sustainability not only includes the environment but the economic and social impacts our actions have. By learning about these three pillars, we form a holistic definition that helps us balance conflicting needs. This is one step in committing to creating a better world.
Take a moment to learn about these pillars and what we’re doing with that knowledge.
Healthy Air in Action
For Air Quality Awareness Week our architects, engineers, building analysts, data scientists, and interior designers share how their work impacts air quality.
Designing for Equity: A Guide to GIS Principles
Interested in design for equity? Learn five principles that unlock GIS’ potential, and questions to ask your designer or planner.
The Renwick Revisited
Across from the White House, DLR Group x Accidentally Wes Anderson explores the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery, sharing the story and design updates of, “the American Louvre.”
Protecting the Symbol of the City: Preserving Portlandia
A well known symbol of Portland, the Portlandia sculpture required special considerations during our reconstruction of the Portland Building.
Outdoor Learning: Enhancing Student and Educator Well-Being
Student and staff well-being is deeply rooted in how we design learning environments. As educators seek to engage students in new ways, learning outdoors provides many benefits and opportunities for powerful learning experiences.
A Workplace Evolution: From Office to Destination
The future of the workplace is no longer ahead of us – it's here, and we’ve upped the ante to deliver one-of-a-kind workplace designs.
Designing for Health: Social Sports & Leisure Entertainment
An insurgence of retail mixed-use spaces dedicated to providing sports-oriented concepts engage people with their communities.
Q&A with Metropolis Climate Toolkit Interior Designers
Interiors account for up to 50% of a building’s embodied carbon. Designers share “a-ha moments” from Metropolis Climate Toolkit for Interior Design workshops.
Carbon 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Carbon and Climate Change
If we want to understand why carbon matters for climate change, it helps to understand the lingo. Here’s a simple breakdown so you can chime in on the conversation.
SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center
When the SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center’s conditions began disrupting performances, our team stepped in to design a solution.