DAG Architects helps to coordinate a Gingerbread House competition every year and it is growing beyond belief! Students get educated about architecture and design, families come together for an amazing activity, and school districts enjoy the embrace of STEM and STEAM education in their schools!
Guest Blog by Anton Lie of Schmidt Consulting Group, in collaboration with DAG Architects
The number one employee complaint in workplace polls? The freezing office phenomenon. (1) Climate control in offices can have a significant impact on employee satisfaction and productivity, but determining what is a comfortable temperature is no easy matter. Women generate less heat and are often cold in settings geared for the average male, and other variations in comfort can occur depending on wh...
Originally from Crestview, Wade now lives in Baker, Florida with his three children and his wife Misty. He is a University of Florida graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from FAMU. If he could be anything in the world, he would be an Urban/Suburban Farmer but for now, Wade spends his free time working the videography at his church and researching and planning real estate acquisitions and developments. They are expecting their fourth child in December.
Planning a New Greek Village at the University of West Florida
By: Roger Godwin, AIA, LEED AP
The fraternities and sororities at the University of West Florida (UWF) don’t have their own houses – or even a chapter room large enough to accommodate all of their members. In spite of this, the Greek system is thriving there in Pensacola, and the University wants to support the interests of these philanthropic and fraternal organizations that can enrich the lives of the students.
We’ve all heard of the people who have thousands of unread emails in their Outlook in-boxes (maybe you’re one of them!) Reading and responding to email today isn’t something that keeps you from getting your work done – it IS part of the work you need to get done! But getting this done efficiently and effectively can be another matter, especially for those of you who get lots of emails every day. Not only will some of the ideas below save you time, keep you better organized and make you more r...
In 2018, there have already been more than one dozen school shootings. We must educate ourselves as designers on how to keep our nation's children safe. School shootings, massacres, bomb threats, gun violence, and other general dangers loom over our students and teachers. The safety of our children and their school environment should be one of the most important elements we consider.