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The Runoff Rundown: Taking the LID Approach
February 23, 2016

It’s no secret that urban areas are booming across the nation. My city, Nashville, Tenn., is growing so quickly that you can’t drive far at all without seeing cranes towering overhead. Apartments, live-work-play developments, office buildings, new neighborhoods, and retail …

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The Art of Preservation Through New Development
May 5, 2015

Buildings are a snapshot of a city’s moment in time. They can tell a story of aesthetic indulgences, economics, values and sensibilities. They can capture the zeitgeist in a way that can be dissected, examined and learned from in the …

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Urban Infill and the Importance of Regional Contextualism
November 20, 2014

We’ve all seen them: buildings that stand out – in a bad way. Developers can follow every best practice out there, but if an urban building isn’t grounded in the region’s character, it will end up feeling generic and out-of-place. …

Working Together Over TIME
September 30, 2014

Working in and around traffic is risky business – but it is something that incident responders do day-in and day-out. Educating these responders regarding the significance of quick and safe roadway clearance is vital. Thankfully, leaders of the Metro Atlanta
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Law & Order: Storm Water Detention Unit
May 9, 2014

I can’t help but have that catchy Law & Order theme song in my head when I think about the court cases where I’ve been called in to serve as an expert witness. (bum bum. bum bum bum bum

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Zooming In: Sustainability at Methodist Olive Branch Hospital
October 24, 2013

Looking at the numbers and accolades surrounding Methodist Olive Branch Hospital (MOBH), you might assume that the project’s costs and construction schedule far exceeded that of an average small hospital. The 100-bed hospital in Olive Branch, MS is projected to …

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Proving (and Improving) Sustainability ROI in Healthcare Design
June 25, 2013

As healthcare designers, we love to talk and dream about sustainable “hospitals of the future”. Talk is cheap, however, and such conversations mean little if we cannot balance those eco-friendly dreams with the fiscal stresses our clients face and prove …

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New Challenges, New Opportunities in the Post-Recession Housing Market
February 13, 2013

The housing market is one of the biggest question marks of 2013. Will a resurgence in housing help pull our economy out of recession, finally? What changes have the past several years wrought? What will the emerging market look like …