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Greater Cincinnati Green Business Council Wins 2015 Green Advocacy Award

Press release from the Greater Cincinnati Green Business Council regarding their award for green advocacy at the recent Green Business Awards from the Cincinnati Business Courier and the Cincinnati Regional Chapter of the US Green Building Council

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Article: Cincinnati Enquirer – LADD plans office, housing expansion in Avondale

Living Arrangements for the Developmentally Disabled, or LADD, plans to build a 10,000-square-foot building to house the nonprofit’s offices and staff training space. The organization celebrated the launch of what is expected to be a multi-year project during a Thursday afternoon event.

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Thriving with Water

Shawn tells about his recent submission to the Boston Living with Water design competition “Thriving with Water”. Prompted to find “solutions envisioning a more resilient, more sustainable, and more beautiful Boston adapted for end-of-the-century climate conditions and rising sea levels.”

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Cincinnati Art Museum Rosenthal Education Center Opening

Designer, Megan Griffith, describes seeing a project come to fruition at the ribbon cutting for the recently opened Rosenthal Education Center.

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Chili Cook-Off 2015

emersion DESIGN’s annual chili cook-off in honor of National Tortilla Chip Day!

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Resiliency or Resistancy?

From Shawn’s personal blog – What does it really mean to design for resiliency? Or for a building, or city to be resilient?

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Getting to Know Emersion-ites: Christie Boron

Spotlight on our new Project Manager, Christie Boron!

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Christie Boron - New Hire

Press Release: emersion DESIGN Hires New Project Manager

emersion DESIGN is pleased to announce the hiring of Project Manager, Christie Boron.

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Press Release: Shawn Hesse Elected to USGBC MA Chapter Board of Directors

The USGBC MA (United States Green Building Council Massachusetts Chapter) recently held elections for the Board of Directors of 2015. The voting process took place through the USGBC MA website and was open to all chapter members. The eight members elected, comprised of two re-elections and six new members, were announced at the Chapter’s annual meeting January 22nd, 2015.

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AIA Cincinnati Equity in Architecture Kick-Off

Heather invites us all to attend the AIA Cincinnati Equity in Architecture Chapter Committee kick-off event. The meeting will be held January 20, 2015 5:30 pm at The Famous Neons Un-plugged.

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What does it mean to be a Regenerative Practitioner?

Shawn sheds light on what regenerative development means, and what it mean to be a regenerative practitioner.

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Article: BuildingGreen – How to Succeed with the Living Building Challenge

BuildingGreen spoke to members of twelve trailblazing LBC project teams to find out how they’ve risen to the most difficult challenges of the Living Building Challenge, and pulled together dozens of tips from these practitioners, including emersion DESIGN’s Shawn Hesse.

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Getting to Know Emersion-ites: Dan Behnfeldt

Spotlight on Project Architect, Dan Behnfeldt!

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Warm Wishes

Happy Holidays from emersion DESIGN!

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Deterioration Inspiration

Chris writes about an unexpected topic that arose during a recent design lunch, deterioration, and the strange fascination architects seem to have with watching structures/environments as they battle the test of time.

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Getting to Know Emersion-ites: Steve Ricci

Spotlight on Structural Engineer, Steve Ricci!

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Design Lunch!

You can learn a lot about a person by what excites them. So, what sparks the interest of Emersion-ites? We asked folks share a DeZeen article that they found inspirational and share why/what about it intrigued them. We were so pleased with the variety and spirit we had to share!

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Getting to know Emersion-ites: Byron Cherry

Spotlight on our Director of CAD/BIM Operations, Byron Cherry!

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Chatfield College OTR Ground Breaking Ceremony

Chad attended the ground breaking ceremony for Chatfield College’s new Cincinnati Campus in Over-the-Rhine.

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TSHE Joint Commission Survey Update

As an active member of TSHE, Melissa attended the an event about the updated Joint Commission’s Survey for Health Care Organizations.

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2014 DAV 5K

Nikki recaps the 2014 DAV 5K as we honor those who have fought for our country this Veterans Day.

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Getting to Know Emersion-ites: Chris Bartell

Spotlight on our new designer, Chris Bartell!

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Autumn Adventures

In the spirit of the fall season, Heather took a trip to the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular in Louisville and the Wild Turkey Distillery and Visitor’s Center in Lawrenceburg.

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Pumpkitecture

emersion DESIGN celebrated Halloween with a little architectural pumpkin carving for this month’s design lunch.

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National Healthcare Facilities & Engineering Week

emersion DESIGN celebrates National Healthcare Facilities and Engineering Week October 19th-25th, 2014.

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Atrium Health Center- Trenton

We’re getting ready for the grand opening of the Premier Health Partners Edgewood Medical Office Building on Thursday, October 16!

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Work-Life Balance

Are you unknowingly suffering from a work-life imbalance? Amanda challenges you to do something about it.

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The Great Outdoor Weekend

Chad tells about his adventures at the Cincinnati Nature Center for the Great Outdoor Weekend!

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Fairy Houses and Gnome Gardens

Mike and Grace enjoyed the Fairy Houses and Gnome Gardens workshop event during the Great Outdoor Weekend.

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Getting to Know Emersion-ites: John Eby

Spotlight on Project Manager, John Eby!

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