DesignIntelligence Articles


Coronavirus: Impact on Campus Planning

Coronavirus: Impact on Campus Planning

by Barbara White Bryson
College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture at the University of Arizona
and Leila R. Kamal
Principal & VP,  DSK Architects + Planners

What does the Covid-19 pandemic mean to the future of higher education...

Self Perform on Steroids

Self Perform on Steroids

by Stacy Scopano
Chief Technology Officer, Skender

A systematic approach to integrated design, construction, manufacturing and strategic partnerships. An interview with Skender’s Stacy Scopano.

A Dialogue  With Katerra

A Dialogue With Katerra

by Craig Curtis
FAIA, Design Director, Katerra

Craig Curtis speaks on supply chains, scale, platforms and mass customization in a design-quality-focused organization.

Market Expectations in a New Normal

Market Expectations in a New Normal

by Ken Sanders, Managing Principal, DesignIntelligence Strategic Advisors

Rapid-response and long-term strategies require granular, client focus. Opportunities abound. Ken Sanders shares post-pandemic market thinking.

Closing Loops Cross-Discipline Research:  Wicked Problems and Valued Futures

Closing Loops Cross-Discipline Research: Wicked Problems and Valued Futures

by Renée Cheng, Dean, College of Built Environments, University of Washington

Renée Cheng spoke with DesignIntelligence about AEC industry challenges, research adoption, knowledge loops, transdisciplinary work, and...

A Conversation with Jacobs

A Conversation with Jacobs

by Nancy Siefert, Ellen Sisle and Natasha Luthra

Where does the push for data-driven projects come from? How does a global firm collaborate, innovate and use data?? In this discussion, three leaders of Jacobs’ global initiatives share their experience.

On Research

On Research

by Michael LeFevre, Managing Editor, DesignIntelligence

In a world full of data, designers, owners and builders can no longer rely solely on intuition: we need to know what has come before — and use the wisdom of others.

Towards A Resilient Way

Towards A Resilient Way

by Dave Gilmore, President and CEO, DesignIntelligence

In challenging times, being connected is more important than ever. Relationally, we bounce back. Resilience is a matter of time in the recovery and functional relevance of an organization.

Research Directions For the Built Environment

Research Directions For the Built Environment

by Blaine Wishart and Taylor Hahn

In this menu of strategic responses to IT-related challenges, two global experts offer opportunities for action by data-enabled firms.

Research A Culture of Inquiry

Research A Culture of Inquiry

by Billie Faircloth, Partner, KieranTimberlake

Billie Faircloth leads a transdisciplinary research team to better understand questions around the built environment. She spoke with DesignIntelligence about the integral role a culture of research and the power of inquiry play in design process.