by Shawn Hesse Over the last year or so, we’ve been seeing construction progress photos coming into our office from our contractors in the field that have been taken with the use of drones. They allow us to monitor field conditions from vantage points that would otherwise be difficult to achieve – for example, allowing […]
by Krista Nicholas I am part of this year’s AIA Vision leadership program. Our May session focused on changes in construction practices and how technology will affect project delivery / practices within architecture. The construction industry as a whole is slow to change and risk adverse. Amazingly, some are using non-traditional practices… what if […]
Chad Edwards of emersion DESIGN was asked to sit on a panel to discuss supply chain considerations in the Architecture/ Engineering/ Construction/ Education industries. Alongside Chad were Brian Frank of Cincinnati State Technical and Community College and Richard Zoller of Messer Construction. The session was moderated by Pamela Brailsford of Cintas Corporation and sponsored by […]
Charlie Kemp and Mike Sundrup give a status update about halfway through a year-long contract of inspecting roofs for US Army Reserve facilities.
Spotlight on Project Manager, Mike Chapman.
Christie shares a poetic look at the insight she has gained from nature and the unbuilt environment toward for architects everywhere.
Melissa Johnson is a proud citizen of Hamilton County. She has great hopes for the revitalization of the area in the upcoming years.
Spotlight on Principal and Project Manager, Mark Stedtefeld.
Heather Ratliff combines her love of animals and interior design in the renovation of the League for Animal Welfare’s (LFAW) recent lobby renovation.
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
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.
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.”
Designer, Megan Griffith, describes seeing a project come to fruition at the ribbon cutting for the recently opened Rosenthal Education Center.
emersion DESIGN’s annual chili cook-off in honor of National Tortilla Chip Day!
From Shawn’s personal blog – What does it really mean to design for resiliency? Or for a building, or city to be resilient?
Spotlight on our new Project Manager, Christie Boron!
emersion DESIGN is pleased to announce the hiring of Project Manager, Christie Boron.
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.
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.
Shawn sheds light on what regenerative development means, and what it mean to be a regenerative practitioner.
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.
Spotlight on Project Architect, Dan Behnfeldt!
Happy Holidays from emersion DESIGN!
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.
Spotlight on Structural Engineer, Steve Ricci!
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!
Spotlight on our Director of CAD/BIM Operations, Byron Cherry!
Chad attended the ground breaking ceremony for Chatfield College’s new Cincinnati Campus in Over-the-Rhine.
As an active member of TSHE, Melissa attended the an event about the updated Joint Commission’s Survey for Health Care Organizations.
Nikki recaps the 2014 DAV 5K as we honor those who have fought for our country this Veterans Day.
- Have you read our latest blog post? http://t.co/qUgHkxHYWn
- Since today is, practically speaking, a "Monday", you may need some #MotivationalTuesday http://t.co/uR7enKaQzO
- Happy memorial day! #MotivationalMonday #MemorialMonday http://t.co/UGUAFwuhGI
- I posted 6 photos on Facebook in the album "Police District 3 HQ" http://t.co/qzrFraaBTP
- I posted 8 photos on Facebook in the album "Police District 3 HQ" http://t.co/FCdKoWDf8H