Ideas

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

This is Our House

This is Our House

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

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

COVID-19 Sparks Innovative Designs for ‘Ideal’ Fire Station

COVID-19 Sparks Innovative Designs for ‘Ideal’ Fire Station

The Household Model for Assisted Living Design

The Household Model for Assisted Living Design

Refining Emergency Department and Hospital Surge Preparedness

Refining Emergency Department and Hospital Surge Preparedness

Designing from Cultural Cues: A Stigma-Free Model of Care

Designing from Cultural Cues: A Stigma-Free Model of Care

Return to the Workplace: Re-Occupancy Design During COVID-19

Return to the Workplace: Re-Occupancy Design During COVID-19

Creating a Safe Campus: The Power of Environmental Design

Creating a Safe Campus: The Power of Environmental Design

ideaXchange: Workforce + Affordable Housing

ideaXchange: Workforce + Affordable Housing

Planning Optimal Library Spaces: A Publication on Transforming Existing Libraries

Planning Optimal Library Spaces: A Publication on Transforming Existing Libraries

Shining a Light on Success in the Classroom

Shining a Light on Success in the Classroom

SCIF Design: Physical Design for the Cybersecurity Era

SCIF Design: Physical Design for the Cybersecurity Era

Good Shelter Design is Good for Animals

Good Shelter Design is Good for Animals

Restaurant Franchising 101: An Architect’s Perspective on Things You Need to Know

Restaurant Franchising 101: An Architect’s Perspective on Things You Need to Know

Senior Village Success Story: From the Student’s Perspective

Senior Village Success Story: From the Student’s Perspective