Blog Filters
  • Project Type

  • Service

  Card image cap
Training Tennessee’s Next Great Leaders in Transportation
October 28, 2020

Over the last few months, I’ve had the pleasure of helping to lead a new leadership program for the newest members of the Transportation team in Middle and East Tennessee. We’re calling it our Graduate Training Program. Beginning in February, …

  Card image cap
Imagine A Day Without Water
October 21, 2020

From taking a shower and brushing your teeth to brewing a pot of coffee, millions of Americans use drinking water and wastewater infrastructure before their workday ever starts. However, many of us take water service for granted, as we usually …

What the United Way Means to Us
September 30, 2020

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the needs of those struggling to obtain quality education, eat a healthy meal, and pay their bills on time. Our neighbors and communities need our help now more than ever, and …

  Card image cap
Faces of Gresham Smith: Mary Melissa Taddeo
September 16, 2020

Name: Mary Melissa Taddeo, AIA

Current Title: Architect

Office Location: Nashville, TN

Years at Gresham Smith: 3


Meet Mary Melissa Taddeo, an architect in our Corporate + Urban Design market and our latest Faces of Gresham Smith feature! Actively …

  Card image cap
A COVID-19 Collision: Healthcare Meets Workplace Design
September 16, 2020

Workplace design has experienced a radical transformation over the last decade. Cave-like cubicles and frightful fluorescent lighting are dead and gone—today’s office spaces embrace an organization’s vision, values and culture with a variety of spaces that encourage collaboration while offering …

  Card image cap
The Break Room: Have you picked up any new hobbies this summer since you’ve had more time at home?
August 18, 2020

It’s no secret that summer 2020 has been different than the summers of years past. Since social distancing and other COVID-19 restrictions remain in place, many typical warm weather activities are off the table. Whether it’s learning a new language, …

  Card image cap
Six Feet Apart, Back Together Again: Returning to the Office
August 6, 2020

Face mask—check. Hand sanitizer—check. Packed lunch, water bottle, coffee thermos—triple check!

After working from home since mid-March due to the COVID-19 crisis, Gresham Smith employees have begun a phased return to the office, with our staff still having the option …

  Card image cap
Equity in Communities: Breaking Down the Barriers
August 3, 2020

(This blog post was originally published on March 8, 2018. It has since been updated)

Home to over 760,000 people within its consolidated city/county boundaries, Louisville Metro is not only growing but is also becoming more diverse.

As with many …

  Card image cap
Going With the Flow: HVAC Modifications for Infection Control
July 30, 2020

While there are many questions about COVID-19, the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention agree on how it’s spread. Current evidence suggests that the coronavirus is primarily transmitted through the air when an infected  person …

  Card image cap
Behavior Mapping: Taking Care of the Caregivers Through Technology
July 27, 2020

“Loving a nurse ain’t easy, and being one is worse!” That was a quote from a participant in one of our nursing-based focus groups this summer. Essential team members within the healthcare system, nurses are leaving the profession in droves. …