Our Perspective On Design
Podcast 02.24.2023The Future of AIA: Part 1 Trends + Tensions presented by BHDP is back for its fifth season, and we’re kicking things off with EVP and CEO of the American Institute for Architects, Lakisha Ann Woods. Special guest co-host Dr. Justin Ferguson, a lead strategist at BHDP and an active member of AIA, joins our host, Brian Trainer.
Published Articles 03.08.2023Manufacturing Growth Strategy Planning: A Step-By-Step Guide to Success Manufacturers commonly overspend on capital investment by proceeding with facility expansions or new facility construction before they conduct a thorough due diligence assessment. To ensure long-term growth, understanding five things before making decisions will improve the outcome and mitigate risk.
Podcast 03.10.2023Flipping the Script on Design For more than five years, BHDP and Playhouse in the Park have been collaborating on a new theater and lobby renovation. Hear from Blake Robison, Producing Artistic Director of the Tony Award-winning Playhouse in the Park, and Tom Arends, Design Leader and Partner at BHDP, about BHDP’s approach that flipped the script on design by bringing the park to the Playhouse.
White Paper 03.01.2023Research on Campus Master Planning - A Survey of Presidents and Chief Financial Officers In his white paper, Paul Orban discusses his takeaways from a recent survey and roundtable focused on campus master planning. As colleges and universities look to better plan for the future, making strategic decisions that have the support of board members and trustees can make a huge difference.
Blog Post 02.21.2023Designing the Infrastructure for Change As higher education buildings planned in the 1960s come to the end of their life, redevelopment of these buildings must last another 50 years. To meet the changing needs of students, there is a critical element we must factor into our designs: flexibility.
Blog Post 02.16.2023Design for People in the Windy City A trip to Chicago calls for sightseeing, people-watching, and even furniture shopping. In his blog, Alejandro J. Medina examines where BHDP's "Design for People" philosophy is apparent and accompanies Manchester University in its quest for campus furniture.
Podcast 03.03.2023The Future of AIA: Part 2 Wrapping up our conversation with EVP and CEO of the American Institute for Architects, Lakisha Ann Woods, this episode goes deep on what a more equitable, diverse profession and more sustainable built environment can look like. Special guest co-host Dr. Justin Ferguson, a lead strategist at BHDP and an active member of AIA, joins our host, Brian Trainer.
Published Articles 10.26.2022Creating Communities of Work: Creating Place in the Workplace In rethinking the workplace, other design-related fields and areas of scholarship can provide important insights regarding the intersection of people and place in communities, organizations, and companies.
Published Articles 03.08.2022New Equipment Considerations in Capacity Planning and Manufacturing Resiliency Regular maintenance and a review of what’s needed to meet capacity requirements — including cost of new equipment or possible automation — will ensure your company meets its current and future productivity goals.