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Acing through ACE Mentor Program with Loren Brockway

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It’s a Tuesday evening at the end of March in Columbus, Ohio. The weather, unusually warm for this time of year, hints at the impending spring, and Loren Brockway, senior architect at BHDP Architecture is finishing up a days’ work.  He shuts down the computer, caps the pens and cleans the coffee mug; not quite […]

2016 Makers Mark(et)

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At BHDP, the desire to create extends long past the five o’clock bell. We go home to doodle and design; compose and capture. It’s these hobbies, interests and small businesses that prove our collective passion to think creatively and be bold. As part of our February campaign for ArtsWave and all things art-related in the Cincinnati […]

Building a Plant Stand from the Ground Up: A Project by Raine McMullen

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Raine, a third year interior design student at The Ohio State University and a BHDP co-op in our Columbus office, describes the process for a recent school project that culminated in the making of a uniquely fashioned plant stand. In the interview below, Raine provides an outline of her vision, the challenges she encountered and […]

Trends and Tensions in the Workplace Executive Roundtable Summary

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On Sept. 17, 2015, BHDP facilitated an Executive Roundtable titled “Trends and Tensions in the Workplace.” Leaders from across the corporate real estate industry met at Tangeman University Center in the heart of University of Cincinnati’s Clifton campus in Cincinnati, Ohio. Through ideation, data analysis and story-telling, the group unpacked workplace trends and tensions that […]

Four Types of Change: A Response to Citigroup’s New Workplace Design

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The Wall Street Journal’s recent report on Citigroup’s transition from a closed work environment to an open office floor plan provides a contemporary look at how companies beyond the techno-sphere are eager to create a new workplace culture through the design of their offices. Listening to the ambitious comments from Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat to […]

Seat taken? Finding a Place to Work in the Open Office

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“Having always had a permanent seat at work, I’m curious how companies handle someone being at work and not finding a seat? How is that avoided? Do all companies that have unassigned seating have flexible work schedules in terms of time and location?” A way of un-wrapping the complexity of these excellent questions is to […]

Eric Kuhn of BHDP Presents at IRDC Conference

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Earlier this month, Eric Kuhn, Design Leader at BHDP, along with Katie Baron of Stylus and Steven Derwoed of Macy’s presented a panel discussion at the international IRDC Conference in Austin, Texas. The session, titled Consumer X, A Love Story, focused on the process by which consumers and retailers build meaningful and lasting relationships that […]

The Cry for Think Time

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Over the last 10 years, the evolving nature of work and the demand for more collaboration in the workplace have produced a profound increase in open-space work environments. Working in a shared space allows people to more easily build communities, exchange ideas and increase productivity. Today, as businesses focus on innovation and work propagated by […]

Complexity as an Advantage in Workplace Strategy

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We investigate how businesses can recognize the significance of the science behind complexity and use it to create the customized environments that are essential for today’s work.   Tension between the realities of work and current workplace strategies is taking a toll on business. With increasing work complexity at odds with a decade’s old approach toward efficiently simplifying business […]