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 a…

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 as…

Implementing Resilient Design in a Coastal Setting

In our changing world, how can buildings and infrastructure be designed to both protect the environment and withstand it? Don Kranbuehl helps lead Clark Nexsen’s sustainability initiatives including our commitment to the 2030 Challenge, and he focuses on implementing resilient design…

Transforming the Pedestrian Experience: Academy Street Reimagined

by Josh Hurst

Downtown revitalization is a hot topic in urban design, with big and small cities seeking to redevelop and re-energize their cultural cores. Tied to both the resident experience and economic development, these efforts emphasize key characteristics such as walkability and…

Discovering Where Dance Meets Architecture

In an exploration of the connections between form, movement, and the human experience of space, team members from Clark Nexsen collaborated with the Brickell Academy (formerly Old Donation Center) dance program, a unit within the arts magnet of Virginia Beach…