The 5th Annual Greater Cincinnati 3E Business Summit, held on Nov. 22nd at the Cintas Center at Xavier University, drew the largest turnout ever. Over 200 small and medium sized business leaders spent the day sharing best practices about how to save money, build market share and grow the green economy in our region.
Heather loves volunteering with the League for Animal Welfare, a non-profit and no-kill animal shelter in Batavia, Ohio. So she wanted to share their many wonderful events this holiday season.
Recently, we had a glorious soup day in the office! It was a great way to warm up on a dismal, gray monday afternoon. We had so much fun and enjoyed the array of flavors that we thought we would share a few of the recipes with everyone!
Spotlight on Interior Designer, Amy Green.
I wasn’t a military brat but I did grow up in a military family. My dad served before I was born – it was part of him and therefore a part of me. I had three grandparents serve during WWII. Yes, three. Both of my grandfathers were in the Army and my grandmother served as [...]
Spotlight on Resident Guru, Bryant Cherry!
Shawn had the pleasure of speaking at the North Dakota USGBC Chapter’s Annual Green Focus Meeting in Fargo. Each year the USGBC-ND has a focus for the event and this year’s theme was Neighborhood Development. Shawn’s presentation touched on how more rural communities can bolster their local economies, increase local jobs and income, and improve energy efficiency.
The Kentuckiana Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) is bringing John Boecker, principal at 7group, back for its fall education event.
Spotlight on Principal and Senior Architect, Roger Curran
Jim writes about the recent filming of “Ender’s Game” at one of emersion DESIGN’s project sites, NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility and the impact of the film industry in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
Shawn shares five things he has learned in his first two months leading emersion DESIGN efforts in Boston.
Spotlight on Designer, Megan Griffith!
emersion DESIGN is proud to say we’ve been named a Finalist in the Cincinnati Business Courier’s 2013 Best Places to Work competition! So we wondered, why is emersion DESIGN such a great place to work? What attracted such a great group of people to come together here? So we asked and thought we’d share some of the responses!
Spotlight on Principal and Structural Engineer, Simon Sapsford!
In these week’s inspirational entry, Nikki tells us about her trip to the Fort Knox MOUT training ground.
Melissa conveys her experiences and her gratefulness to be able to attend the 2013 VA Small Business Conference.
Spotlight on Architect/Sustainability Expert, Shawn Hesse!
by Nikki Kelley A common prompt in those “get-to-know-you” icebreaker sessions is: Tell us something others don’t know about you. I can’t ever think on my feet. Here’s something most people don’t know about me. I wanted to be a police officer when I was a teenager. I joined up with the Boy Scouts [...]
Krista attended the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s LumenoCity, a free concert that incorporated spectacular visual elements never before paired with a live orchestra, to welcome the new Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Music Director Louis Langrée. Read about the inspiring event as seen through an architect’s eyes.
The Cincinnati Art Museum is celebrating the 10th anniversary of their Cincinnati Wing which a number of emersion DESIGN employees are proud to have been a part of. In this week’s inspirational entry, Jim shares his experiences with the Museum throughout the past decade.
Melissa explains how her psychology background has helped her gain insight into her recent experiences with assisted living projects and her discovery of the Eden Alternative – a small not-for-profit organization based on the belief that aging should be a continued stage of development and growth, rather than a period of decline.
Recently, we (emersion DESIGN) participated in a “Social Madness Competition” put on by The Business Journals. The competition is a one-of-a-kind contest that measures a company’s social media engagement, pitting companies head-to-head in three groups based on company size and it got Amanda thinking.
Chad takes a closer look at drywall on job sites and is reminded of some of his favorite painters.
For the monthly in-house DESIGN! lunch for June, emersionites volunteered to share inspiration examples. Participants were asked to bring an inspirational item, example, or story to share in about 3 minutes. It could be simple or profound, did not have to be about design, and the employee did not have to be a designer to participate.
After a recent tragedy involving the worms, we are once again vermicomposting at emersion DESIGN. New worms were purchased and a different set up for the vermicompost procedure has been implemented.
Jim talks about his experience at the recent Workshop and Lecture put on by Interboro Partners at UC about the North Avondale Business District.
Dan Behnfeldt attended the University of Cincinnati’s open house for the opening of the Court Archaeological Research Facility. He shares a bit of insight into his personal connection with the project as it comes to a close.
Memorial Day is more than American’s mark to the unofficial beginning of summer. Memorial Day is the solemn day when we remember those who sacrificed all while serving our country.
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.
- Yay for naps! http://t.co/H4KRqHpd4n
- There are so many great things to do in Cincinnati this time of year! How many holiday traditions have you... http://t.co/3HKbKH0iWm
- This week's #inspiration post comes to us from Chad Edwards about the recent Green Umbrella #3ESummit http://t.co/xwYq58EJTf
- #MotivationalMonday http://t.co/hIMETom4c7
- Got a kick out of this! http://t.co/FFeOpdwvkl