Author Archives: BHDP

SEGD Experience Minneapolis

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  The Society for Experiential Graphic Design, or SEGD, is a diverse “community of professionals who plan, design, and build experiences that connect people to place. SEGD is made up of graphic and information designers, fabricators, architects, exhibition designers, technology integrators, interaction designers, brand strategists, students, wayfinding specialists, teachers, and others who have a hand […]

Behavior by Design: Driving Design Transformation

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In the first article for this series, the focus was on the concept of behavioral design—or more specifically, design as it relates to workplace behavior. In particular, the message emphasized how important behavioral design is to workplace architecture. Recent studies confirm the direct impact behavioral design has on people’s lives, wellbeing, and on the quality of their […]

Well-Design… at Work

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I have been interested that, on several recent occasions, the idea of designing for wellness principles has strongly come forward. For example, I was recently facilitating a change alignment session with 40 people who will move from private offices into a shared workplace. This level of change is abrupt for this group, and they have […]

The Three Branches of Design: A look at history provides a glimpse of the future

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“Occasionally, in times of chaos and change, there is value in reconsidering and reevaluating foundations for a previously conceived or discussed idea. Facility design is one example of where this process applies. As work-place design continues to morph between the challenging demands of being more efficient and effective and providing a greater experience for people, […]

Designing for Behavior

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There is no doubt whatever about the influence of architecture and structure upon human character and action. We make our buildings and afterwards they make us. They regulate the course of our lives. -Winston Churchill, 1924  To design an environment is to know what will likely occur in that environment. The more capably a designer […]

Teams At Work

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Work has changed. Teams and their leaders have tried to keep up. The way organizations form and manage teams in the future will provide the foundation for high-performing teams. The issue is important because working in teams is no longer an option: business complexity relies on new levels of expertise and interdependence upon individuals’ strengths […]

CoreNet Global Summit- Seattle 2017

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The corporate journey to wellness faces challenges of multiple siloed stakeholders, complexity of options, C-suite disengagement and employee resistance.

Charretting for Results

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Samantha Delabar and Meredith Payne of BHDP Architecture discuss how design strategists and business leaders must learn to effectively work together to transform workplace design.  For the past half century, design often referred to an individual who asked a few questions about a problem, went away for a period of time, and returned with well-crafted […]

BHDP Architecture Opens New Office in Atlanta, GA

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BHDP Atlanta Office Release We are pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Atlanta, GA. The office is located at 1230 Peachtree Street, Suite 1900, Atlanta, Georgia 30309 and can be contacted by phone at 770-545-5862. The office will be led by Lucas Roberts, AIA, LEED AP, who has a decade of workplace design […]