When I joined HOK in early 2001, one of my first observations was how passionate its architects, engineers and designers were about their work. They took seriously their role in addressing so many of society’s greatest challenges. It was—and is—infectious. With that in mind, I reached out to several A/E/C friends and former colleagues to ask them why they’re proud of what they do.Read More
As architecture, engineering and construction firms tally some of their strongest financial results in years, they’re also grappling with the operational challenges of managing and sustaining that growth. Heading into the homestretch of 2018, we asked several A/E/C professionals to share their thoughts on the greatest challenges the industry currently faces.Read More
How will architecture, engineering and construction firms fill the jobs of tomorrow? Each year, the ACE Mentoring Program of America reaches more than 9,000 students from 1,000 high schools. Its free program educates students through hands-on workshops with industry mentors and field trips to construction sites.Read More
Christopher Parsons came to the architectural profession after he lost his job in the dot-com implosion of the early 2000s. He launched Knowledge Architecture in 2009 and the annual KA Connect conference a year later. Nearly 100 A/E/C firms currently use Synthesis, the company's social intranet software.Read More
Marjanne Pearson, founder of Talentstar, Inc. is one of the foremost recruiters and business strategy consultants serving the architecture and design professions. She recalls many inflection points throughout her storied career, including her willingness to embrace change and emerging technologies.
For companies in mature, highly competitive industries, one of the greatest marketing challenges is how to differentiate themselves from other firms with similar credentials. Here are a few ideas to consider when writing case studies and project descriptions.Read More