Best Practices for Streetscape Design that Cultivates Community

by Wes Parker

  Well-designed streetscapes provide a wealth of benefits for their respective communities. In more recent years, we have seen a synergistic shift toward design strategies that activate the surrounding area and create a sense of place for citizens. In Virginia…

People of CN: Alisa Chirachaturaphak

by Allison Weeks

“I try to live my life as intentionally as possible, aligning my actions to my values as much and as often as I can. I’ve always tried to be cognizant of where my money goes to, namely weaning off fast…

People of CN: Bill DeYoung

by Eliza Vaughn

“As an architect, you’re always designing for someone else. It was probably about 10 years ago that I started dreaming about how I would design my own house. My family had moved to North Carolina from Wisconsin in 2006, and…

People of CN: Khwan Khanhansuk

by Allison Weeks

My story started getting people’s attention in 2010 when I won a scholarship in Thailand to come study in the United States. I ended up spending one year enjoying culture shock at a prep school in New Hampshire before I…

People of CN: Tiffany Hicks

by Cat Brutvan

“My entry into the AEC industry happened by chance. I was still in grad school and waiting in line at the career fair to speak with the local Frito-Lay manufacturer about current opportunities for business students. While waiting, I started…

People of CN: Aditya Revankar

by Allison Weeks

“Growing up in Dubai, I didn’t really understand what hiking was, what people got out of it, and what joy you could possibly get from walking through luscious green forests. As amazing of a city as Dubai was (and still…

5 Reasons Universities are Renovating Student Housing

As universities strive to offer student housing that aligns with the expectations of contemporary students, many are faced with the need to renovate or replace existing residence halls to provide a modern array of amenities. COVID-19 has further complicated these…