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Updated: 11/21/2017

The Center of Campus Life

Colorado State University Lory Student Center   [one_half] Perkins+Will and its Branded Environments team identified 11 key “brand story” elements that convey the history of the Center, provide opportunities for donor and other recognition, and capture the spirit and unique essence of the CSU campus. This framework allowed the University to prioritize project expenditures, and enabled […]

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Space: The Final Front Door

Universities Space Research Association Headquarters   [one_half] Crossing the threshold of the new USRA headquarters, you get the sense of entering another dimension. Highly reflective surfaces like black glass, automobile-finish white panels and glossy grey floors create a feel of expansiveness and depth, echoing the infinite breadth of the galaxies.   USRA, an independent nonprofit […]

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Building on Quality and Innovation

Snap-on Museum  Corporate Headquarters   [one_half] With a 100th anniversary approaching in 2020, leaders at Snap-on Incorporated decided it was time to update the company’s museum – to reflect more closely its commitment to quality and innovation, the link between the company’s legacy and the culture that sustains it today, and the global scale of […]

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80 Years of Innovation

Nutrilite Center for Optimal Health  2014 Corporate Headquarters Expansion   [one_half] As the world’s best-selling brand of vitamins and dietary supplements, Nutrilite set out to create a unique training space for its international sales force in the mid-2000s, and opened its Center for Optimal Health in Buena Park, California in 2006.   Having collaborated successfully […]

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Under One Roof

Newell Rubbermaid Design Center   [one_half] With sales in over 100 countries, Newell Rubbermaid continues to set its sights higher. As part of its Growth Game Plan to accelerate innovation through collaborative design, the company has created a new Design Center that gathers industrial and graphic designers from all of its brands under one roof. […]

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Honoring a Healing Heritage

Major Hospital’s New Legacy Room   [one_half] A Prominent Hospital in Dallas and its dedicated team of physicians, nurses and clinical staff share an ongoing commitment to compassionate care, medical advancement and faith-based healing. Thanks to a legacy of philanthropy and community support, this provider has grown with its city, becoming a ˜agship hospital of […]

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Creating a Magical Retreat

Akron Children’s Hospital Critical Care Tower Lobby   [one_half] When Akron Children’s Hospital, the largest pediatric healthcare system in northeast Ohio, embarked on a $200 million expansion to meet the current and future needs of children and their families, it turned to HKS, Inc., as design architect for a new critical care tower.   Incorporating […]

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Celebrating North Dakota’s Rich Heritage

North Dakota Heritage Center Inspiration Gallery: Yesterday and Today   [one_half] When the State Historical Society of North Dakota (SHSND) embarked on an expansion of its Heritage Center, the project included a complete redesign of the permanent exhibitions that interpret more than 500 million years of North Dakota’s history and unique environment. The 19,000-square-foot Inspiration […]

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Celebrating North Dakota’s Rich Heritage

North Dakota Heritage Center Innovation Gallery: Early Peoples   [one_half] When the State Historical Society of North Dakota embarked on an expansion of its Heritage Center, the project included a complete redesign of the permanent exhibitions that interpret North Dakota’s history and unique environment. The approximately 8,000-square-foot Early Peoples Gallery is one of three new […]

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A Glimpse into the Past

North Dakota Heritage Center Adaptation Gallery: Geologic Time   [one_half] When the State Historical Society of North Dakota embarked on an expansion of its Heritage Center, the project included a complete redesign of the permanent exhibitions that interpret more than 500 million years of North Dakota’s unique history.   The Adaptation Gallery: Geologic Time is […]

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