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…

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…

The High Impact of Low Impact Development

by Allyson Monsour

A case study on the implications of Virginia’s new stormwater regulations. By mimicking the natural environment through thoughtful land planning and design, low impact development (LID) fundamentally enhances water quality – and in turn, the future of our world.