Blog: Tagged 'Materials'

Marcia Hocevar

Interior Design Elements Create Character & Identity in a Facility

Interior Design Elements Create Character & Identity in a Facility

Color and graphics are compelling design elements which establish character and identity by developing a story unique to each facility. Whether you’re designing a new facility from the ground up or looking to renovate or update an existing one, attention to interior details of your facility will help ensure success.

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Posted by Marcia Hocevar on July 2, 2015 at 02:35pm

Dave Hammel, AIA, LEED AP

What Flooring Should I Use for My Locker Rooms and Pool Decks?

What Flooring Should I Use for My Locker Rooms and Pool Decks?

What is the perfect flooring material for locker rooms and pool decks? As designers of community recreation centers, we get asked this question all the time—and we have yet to find the perfect blanket solution for every situation and set of conditions. There are myriad product options on the market and each has its own set of strengths and weaknesses. Fortunately, we can help you determine the best solution for your specific project.

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Posted by Dave Hammel, AIA, LEED AP on March 25, 2014 at 05:58pm

Jon Brooks, P.E., LEED® AP BD+C, Principal, Architectural Engineering Design Group, Inc.

LED’s… Believe the Hype?

LED lighting

LED's always seem to sit highest on the list of hot topics in the world of architectural lighting design—and the conversation changes as quickly as the technology. One has much to consider when specifying LED's: cost, efficiency, color temperature, color rendering and lamp life, to name a few...

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Posted by Jon Brooks, P.E., LEED® AP BD+C, Principal, Architectural Engineering Design Group, Inc. on October 28, 2013 at 04:11pm

How Understanding Operations Can Inform Design

How Understanding Operations Can Inform Design

We recently had the opportunity to work as volunteer staff at the BRS-designed Erie Community Center in nearby Erie, Colorado for an afternoon. It gave us a unique opportunity to discover the day-to-day challenges experienced by building operators a few years after one of our facilities has been open.

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Posted on February 26, 2013 at 06:33pm

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