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10 Tools for Empathetic Design

10 Tools for Empathetic Design

We've discussed the importance of empathy in design in many blog posts, but how do we implement it and practice ...
Using empathy to build better community

Using empathy to build better community

As architects, our purpose is to shape the built world we live together within and to create a more equitable and ...
10 Tips for a successful Multi-Family design project

10 Tips for a successful Multi-Family design project

By Principle Architect and Multi-Family Director, Adrienne Stronge, and Principle Architect and Business Manager, ...
Empathy as a Design Tool

Empathy as a Design Tool

Empathy as a Design Tool Using empathy as a design tool is a powerful way to create buildings with purpose. It is ...
Oriental Express and Catering Company project update

Oriental Express and Catering Company project update

The Oriental Express and Catering Company is quickly taking shape as Constable Construction puts our design ...
Visualizing the Design with Renderings

Visualizing the Design with Renderings

As architects sometimes we take for granted our ability to visualize the design solution before it is drawn. It is ...
What special design feature makes a dream home?

What special design feature makes a dream home?

If you could have one special thing in your new custom home, what would it be? We have awesome opportunities to ...
Listen to Hear

Listen to Hear

One of the key characteristics of a good designer is someone who listens well. I was speaking with one of our ...