Redefining the Future of the Built Environment Industry
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Redefining
the Profession

By George Johnston
August 6, 2020

Ashley Steffens

In his new book, “Assembling the Architect”, author, historian, and professor George Johnston draws from the past to suggest future directions. An interview.
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11 min read

Design Education Resilience: CORONAVIRUS’s Impact and Beyond

Design Education Resilience: CORONAVIRUS’s Impact and Beyond

By Roberta Kowalishin
How to cope with largely-studio-based design education in a new world order? UGA’s Ashley Steffens offers an insider’s historical perspective, scenarios, and a challenge to continue the conversation.
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6 min read

Reframing Communications

Reframing Communications

By Chyenne Pastrana
Words are more than words – they represent the dynamic shift from empathy to action. As we struggle to navigate a sea of messaging during the Covid-19 centric world we are currently a part of – the true weight of words should not be ignored.
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3 min read

Business as Unusual,
Reframing Firm Strategies

Business as Unusual: Reframing Firm Strategies

Reframing Firm Strategies for Transformation and Resilience. Executives are discussing how they can position their companies to survive the COVID-19 crisis. Considering the uncertainties that surround us, it’s only natural that business leaders talk in terms of survival and resilience.
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7 min read

Digital Thrivers and the Digitally Unequipped

Digital Thrivers & the Digitally Unequipped

By Roberta Kowalishin
COVID-19 is going to sort design practices into two categories – the Digital Thrivers and the Digitally Unequipped. Where will you land?
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12 min read

Does Strategy Matter?

Does Strategy Matter?

By Scott Simpson
A perspective on post-Covid recovery with actionable steps for firm leaders…
It was clear sailing ahead with no clouds on the horizon. Just a few weeks later the market was in freefall, plummeting by...
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7 min read


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