Ideas

From publications to white papers and community discussions, McMillan Pazdan Smith is expanding ideas and thought leadership for the built environment.

A Spotlight on Adaptive Reuse: Transforming a Historic Textile Mill to Thriving Community

A Spotlight on Adaptive Reuse: Transforming a Historic Textile Mill to Thriving Community

Financing K-12 School Improvements: How Strategic Planning Improves Bond & Grant Funding Success

Financing K-12 School Improvements: How Strategic Planning Improves Bond & Grant Funding Success

How Well-Designed Stadiums Can Engage Communities

How Well-Designed Stadiums Can Engage Communities

Assessing Replacement Programming: An Advisors Case Study

Assessing Replacement Programming: An Advisors Case Study

Redefining Education at The Continuum

Redefining Education at The Continuum

Funding School Capital Improvements: A Blueprint for Success

Funding School Capital Improvements: A Blueprint for Success

The New Office Space Rules

The New Office Space Rules

Making Schools Safe Beyond the Built Environment

Making Schools Safe Beyond the Built Environment

This is Our House

This is Our House

Outdoor Learning: A Sustainability Initiative in Higher Education

Outdoor Learning: A Sustainability Initiative in Higher Education

Understanding the Role of Construction Administration

Understanding the Role of Construction Administration

How Vacant Retail Spaces Can Become Healthcare Facilities

How Vacant Retail Spaces Can Become Healthcare Facilities

Build-to-Suit vs. Spec: Which Building is Right for a Specific Company?

Build-to-Suit vs. Spec: Which Building is Right for a Specific Company?

The Architecture of Success

The Architecture of Success

Proactively Protect Your Office from the Next Pandemic

Proactively Protect Your Office from the Next Pandemic

IBC Update Allows for Flexibility in Podium Construction

IBC Update Allows for Flexibility in Podium Construction

Inside Out: Extending the Library’s Outdoor Footprint

Inside Out: Extending the Library’s Outdoor Footprint

Sensory-Friendly Spaces for Fans at Arenas and Stadiums

Sensory-Friendly Spaces for Fans at Arenas and Stadiums

Adaptive Reuse on a University Campus

Adaptive Reuse on a University Campus

Finnish Education Design Brings Joy to Learning

Finnish Education Design Brings Joy to Learning

Space-Planning Innovations that are Reshaping Healthcare Facilities

Space-Planning Innovations that are Reshaping Healthcare Facilities

10 Steps to Lead an Education Facility Capital Construction Project to Success

10 Steps to Lead an Education Facility Capital Construction Project to Success

Sound Investment for Healthcare Workers

Sound Investment for Healthcare Workers

4 Ways Schools Can Improve Indoor Air Quality to Reduce COVID-19 Transmission

4 Ways Schools Can Improve Indoor Air Quality to Reduce COVID-19 Transmission