IDEAS

From publications to white papers and community discussions, McMillan Pazdan Smith is expanding ideas and thought leadership for the built environment.

This is Our House

Build-to-Suit vs. Spec: Which Building is Right for a Specific Company?

The Architecture of Success

Proactively Protect Your Office from the Next Pandemic

IBC Update Allows for Flexibility in Podium Construction

Inside Out: Extending the Library’s Outdoor Footprint

Sensory-Friendly Spaces for Fans at Arenas and Stadiums

Finnish Education Design Brings Joy to Learning

Space-Planning Innovations that are Reshaping Healthcare Facilities 

10 Steps to Lead an Education Facility Capital Construction Project to Success

Sound Investment for Healthcare Workers

4 Ways Schools Can Improve Indoor Air Quality to Reduce COVID-19 Transmission

COVID-19 Sparks Innovative Designs for ‘Ideal’ Fire Station

The Household Model for Assisted Living Design

Redefining Emergency Department and Hospital Surge Preparedness

Designing from Cultural Cues: A Stigma-Free Model of Care for ‘Sidelined’ Adults

Return to the Workplace: Re-Occupancy Design Considerations During COVID-19

Creating a Safe Campus: The Power of Environmental Design

ideaXchange: Workforce + Affordable Housing

Planning Optimal Library Spaces: A Publication on Transforming Existing Libraries

Shining a Light on Success in the Classroom

SCIF Design: Physical Design for the Cybersecurity Era

Good Shelter Design is Good for Animals

Restaurant Franchising 101: An Architect’s Perspective on Things You Need to Know

Senior Village Success Story: From the Students’ Perspective