The built industry is experiencing a growing trend toward more buildings being constructed from mass timber. This executive guide provides a broad overview of the sustainable building material—what it is, its benefits, limitations, and code considerations—to help owners, designers, and contractors decide if it is the right material for their projects.
In this executive guide, IMEG President and CEO Paul VanDuyne, Director of Sustainability Adam McMillen, and Director of Innovation Mike Lawless examine equity by design — the ability of the built environment to have positive effects on social inequality.
Good acoustics helps to provide a positive hospitality experience, but unfortunately noise is a frequent hotel complaint. This executive guide provides a high-level examination of the acoustic challenges faced by the hospitality industry and offers a high-level look at design solutions that can be considered by any architect and owner.
Business owners can implement several key strategies to improve the safety of their offices as the workplace evolves and reacts to current and future security and health risks.
An efficiently designed building that doesn’t perform as intended costs an owner twice – once for the investment in high-performance equipment, and secondly for the unnecessary energy costs.
This executive guide provides a high-level examination of the many ways that data-driven design decisions can assist a healthcare organization by ensuring that their the built environment supports the four guiding principles of the Quadruple Aim. While all healthcare organizations and facilities have unique characteristics and needs, the material provided here can be utilized to
Establishing a disaster-resilient healthcare institution is becoming an exceedingly more complex problem. Even hospitals that feel confident in the resiliency of their building and their contingency plans may find gaps and inconsistencies with the reality of today’s changing world.
The effects of COVID-19 and other factors have made the acuity adaptable healthcare delivery model a possible necessity for many healthcare facilities whose reactive response to the pandemic has come at a huge cost, financially and operationally. This executive guide provides a high-level exploration of acuity adaptability, including its origins and characteristics, potential benefits and