Author: CMBA Architects

Annual All-Staff Meeting

We recently gathered to celebrate our successes, discuss future plans, and enjoy time and fellowship together as a team! We are so lucky to have such a great group of employees that are passionate about serving our clients every day! [Read More]

Driving Higher Education Student Success with Collaboration

When we think about the higher education facilities of the next century and beyond, the conversation turns to collaborative spaces. [Read More]

Can Hospitality-Inspired Design Drive Students Back to Campus?

It's been over a year of remote learning and many students aren't ready for it to end. When health concerns subside, colleges that want their students to happily return will need to intentionally design in ways that make coming back more appealing than taking online classes. By taking some... [Read More]

Placing Patients at the Center of Healthcare Architecture

Human-centered architecture, which puts people at the center of the design process, seeks to optimize positive interactions between humans and buildings. How far-reaching are the impacts of this sort of design for healthcare facilities? [Read More]

Human-Centered Architecture Leads to Better Schools

When applied to the K12 environment, human-centered design principles seek to optimize positive interactions between people and schools. How far-reaching are the impacts of this sort of design? [Read More]

Designing Simulation Labs for Better Patient Care

Simulation labs provide healthcare professionals a safe place to train new skills and procedures. They are truly vital spaces for the healthcare industry. Practitioners are encouraged to get hands-on experience while learning from others’ mistakes, without any risk of consequences in the real world. [Read More]

Can Hospitality-Inspired Design Drive Employees Back to the Office?

It's been over a year of remote work and many employees aren't ready for it to end. When health concerns subside, companies that want their employees to happily return will need to intentionally design in ways that make coming back more appealing than working from home. By taking some principles... [Read More]

Prioritizing Mental Health in K12 Design

The mental well-being of K12 students has a powerful impact on their development and educational success. COVID-19 has only served to highlight these needs and the necessity of creating a healthy learning environment from the ground up. [Read More]

Sizing Your Project for the Future

Nobody can predict the future, but project sizing tries. There is a delicate balance between too much and too little space. Get it wrong, and you'll see noticeable long-term effects on profitability, productivity, and employee satisfaction. [Read More]

CMBA Architects

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