Top 10 Tips for Successful Lab Design

by Brian Brader and Chris Bartlett

Laboratories around the world provide the high-tech environments researchers need to uncover groundbreaking medical therapies, make agricultural advancements, and develop innovative approaches to the world’s greatest challenges. Successful laboratories are the result of extensive planning, collaboration, and coordination between the…

Cover Your Assets: Preparing for Potentially Disastrous Events

by Kate Chaney

There have been numerous articles written about the impact of natural disasters and how we are under-prepared or how we’ve over-developed populated areas. Further contributing to these issues is our aging infrastructure, coastal and otherwise, that may be unable to…

Glass Labs: Greenhouses Solving Global Problems

With roots in North Carolina’s agricultural landscape, Clark Nexsen’s Chris Small is no stranger to the intersection of research, technology, and agriculture. Today, he embraces that intersection as a project manager and engineer overseeing the design and development of research…

What A/E Firms Need to Know about the Use of Drone Photography

by Kevin Kimmel

Without question, the demand for drone services is exploding across many industries. The opportunity to cost-effectively capture images and video is having a transformative impact on businesses of all types – including the A/E industry. With the boom in drone…

Supporting Law Enforcement United’s Road to Hope

by Dan Walker

As a retired auxiliary police officer and a designer of public safety training facilities, it is incredibly important to me to find ways to give back to my local and national law enforcement community. Public safety personnel play a critical…

Celebrating Bike to Work Week 2017

by Anne Seeley

In celebration of Bike to Work Week, Clark Nexsen’s Anne Seeley revisits her personal journey to utilizing alternative transportation and discusses the benefits and challenges of integrating cyclists into our busy transit network. Biking can have a transformative impact on…

Virtual Reality: Reshaping the Way We Experience Design

by Gareth Ratti

Design is changed forever when you can be transported to another environment without leaving your desk or conference room. It opens the door to endless possibilities – VR inherently expands the boundaries of creativity. Virtual reality first touched my life…

Honoring the Navy SEALs with a Virginia Beach Monument

by Erin Horton and Matt Pearson

Navy SEAL history began in 1942 in Virginia Beach when volunteers for World War II special missions came together to train, later distinguishing themselves in combat during Operation TORCH in North Africa. Despite their long and storied past in Virginia…