Senior Interior Designer from the office, Jean-Marie, recently attended a seminar offered by Office Depot about “Workanomics”. She came back with a lot of interesting and helpful information regarding the ergonomic conditions in the workplace for both employees and employers to consider regarding changes in workplace environments and how they are effecting human engineering.
Melissa shares her background with the USGBC LEED Rating System and recent motivation to become more involved by the Green Umbrella 2nd Annual Sustainability Summit.
Chad’s experience at the concluding lecture for the Cincinnati Preservation Association’s Modernism Symposium, Paul Goldberger discussed preserving Early Modern architecture.
Krista tells of the inspiring presentation about the Cincinnati Zoo and their green initiative projects at the Ohio Hospital Association Conference on Energy and Sustainability. Read about her take on why and how the Zoo has become a leader in the sustainability scene in Cincinnati.
Nikki shares about what Earth Day means to her and how she seeks opportunities to do her part in showing Mother Earth she cares.
Heather shares about her introduction to the Living Building Challenge and how it has inspired and motivated her to participate in the program.
Mark Stedtefeld, one of our princpals and project architects, explains what to expect this Wednesday at the CONSTRUCTION Cincinnati 2013 trade show and workshops.
Heather relays her experience at the 2012 Green Car Tour at Greenbuild last November highlighting her impressions of the Fisker Karma, a luxury sports sedan.
Inspirational blog entry by one of our interior designers, Amy Green. Read about her experience during the renovation at the Cincinnati Art Museum as she witnesses the culmination of her many months of hard work to create this exciting space!
During this installment of our monthly in-house DESIGN! lunch, we decided to explore the balance between building massing and daylight access. Triggered by a new project with a goal to achieve 90% daylighting throughout the project, we took the opportunity to share with everyone in the office some of the basics of incorporating daylighting into a design from the beginning.
Read a first hand account of Heather Ernst’s experience at the 2012 Greenbuid Conference and Expo held in San Fransico, California.
This year we, the emersion DESIGN staff, have been especially grateful as we celebrated our fifth year in business. We would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to all of our clients, partners, friends, and family for the immense support and well wishes throughout these most defining years. As we enter our sixth year of business, we are mindful and thankful for each and everyone of you; our success is a direct result of your confidence, trust, and goodwill.
Every month the entire emersion DESIGN office is invited to participate in a design lunch to give their right brains an extensive workout. The leader, who is rotated among volunteer members, chooses a prompt/theme and is responsible for prep, explanation, and mediating execution of the session. This month’s design lunch was led by Lee and was about making/transforming space.
Our very own Jean-Marie was honored as finalist for the 2012 100 Minds-Thought Leadership with in the Greater Cincinnati Region. There are many great people in Cincinnati and we are fortunate for their time and energy to make a difference in our community. Those who were nominated were deemed worthy of recognition for community building, innovative ideas overall, or thought leadership within their industry. Jean-Marie shares her insight into the awards and her contributions to the community.
As current Project Manager for three projects at Glenn Research Center-Cleveland, Ohio, Bob shares his experience and relationship with NASA projects.
This Labor Day weekend, the Society of American Military Engineers Kentuckiana Post is sponsoring another way for all of us to honor Wounded Warriors. The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) will be playing two games in Louisville, Kentucky, September first and second.
Jim Cheng, Principal and Lead Design Architect here at emersion DESIGN, relays his recent adventure to the Rolex Learning Center in Lausanne, Switzerland.
In an effort to explore new venues to enhance our portfolio, five of emersion’s designers and architects collaborated on a submission to Socio Design Foundation’s Monthly Vignette for May. The concept prompt “space by subtraction” required our response to be concise yet impactful.
emersion DESIGN participated in the “Good Design Challenge” sponsored by Herman Miller, and local representative, APG Office Furnishings. Each design team was given an Eames molded plastic chair and asked to use it as a canvas of self-expression and show what inspires us.
Written by: Nikki Kelley
What a great opportunity to hear an international expert on integrated design first hand. As the non-architect in the room, I have to say, I was relieved that the presentation wasn’t overly technical!
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