Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI)


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Dr. Temple Grandin shares some cost-effective, insider tips on how to create productive learning environments for individuals with autism, learning disabilities, and head injuries.

Dr. Temple Grandin Shares Insider Tips on Designing for Neurodiversity

As an educator, designer and autistic herself, Dr. Temple Grandin offers up some cost-effective, insider tips on how to create productive learning environments for individuals...
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Women in Design, Part 4: Amber Pickett Wernick | Perkins&Will

In the final episode in our four-part series on Women in Design, we sit down with Perkins&Will's Amber Pickett Wernick who talks about her mentors, striking a work-life balance...
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The learning suites offer up a variety of breakout and collaboration spaces.

Multistudio Introduces Flexible Learning to the Underserved

The Michelle Obama School is building up not just its students but also the community thanks to the San Francisco firm's inclusive design and development approach.
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University of California, Davis' Shasta Hall where bathroom configurations were studied.

HKS Makes Equity and Safety Paramount in New Bathroom Designs

The firm's research is supporting a new model for flexible, inclusive student housing bathroom design. See where they studied it and how they plan to put it into practice.
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The Evolution of IIDA's Design Your World Program

Now in three cities, DYW is developing a legacy of empowering underrepresented high school students to enact positive change via interior design as a potential profession.
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i+s Goes Live with Hendrick and Hightower

Hendrick Principal Jennifer Treter and Hightower CEO Natalie Hartkopf talk women leaders and inclusive design with Editor in Chief AnnMarie Martin on Instagram.
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The underground Lyon & Swan supper club features a dark, sexy vibe with luxe seating that offers a view of the stage from every table.

Studio Heimat Creates an Evocative Sensory Experience with Eco Terreno Tasting Room and Supper Club

The new venue also pays homage to its celebrated past of inclusivity.
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New Survey Reveals Dramatic Increase in Sustainability Initiatives in Buildings

Vast majority of respondents say reaching carbon neutrality with their building portfolios ranks high in importance among overall sustainability goals.
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Outdoor Furniture Supplier Gives Back in Spirit of the Holiday Season

Made in the USA outdoor lifestyle brand Loll Designs supported numerous charitable events and organizations that share the company’s sustainability and social responsibility values...