CMBA Newsletter

2019 Year in Review

Bye, bye 2019 – Welcome to the Roaring 20’s!! [Read More]

Reducing Student Stress through Better K12 Design

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Stress can be a very strong negative force on a student’s academic performance – as well as their health and personal lives. When cortisol levels are elevated, the body has to work harder to regulate stress hormones, making it very difficult for pupils to concentrate on learning. And while... [Read More]

Reducing Student Stress through Better Campus Design

Stress can be a very strong, negative force on a college student’s academic performance – as well as their health and personal lives. When cortisol levels are elevated, the body has to work harder to regulate stress hormones, making it very difficult for pupils to concentrate on learning. And while... [Read More]

Incorporating Wayfinding Concepts into Your Healthcare Facility

Being lost or disoriented in any building is never a pleasant experience. Especially when you're already in a situation that's prone to anxiety such as a visit to the hospital. The frustration of getting lost is ranked among the top complaints by visitors to healthcare facilities. And it's no... [Read More]

Incorporating Outdoor Space in the Work Environment

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Bringing the outdoors in is a long-standing design concept which can be seen with trees in shopping malls and offices, the use of natural colors and finishes, and more. While bringing the outside in is beneficial, it's no substitute for actually getting outside. So today we'll be looking at some... [Read More]

Giving Back – Our Year in Review

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