Community Impact

Purpose-driven buildings bring people together in many ways and on many scales to inspire and foster human engagement - within single structures or entire neighborhoods, or between nations.

view of main entrance

Science Island Design Competition

Science & Technology

Dynamic net-zero design communicates a city's reinvention as a high-tech hub.

Exterior view at dusk

Katzen Arts Center

American University

arts & culture

Strong sculptural forms express the University's ambition to be a force for meaningful change.

Thomas More Apartments Exterior

Thomas More Apartments

Boston College

Student Life

A new gateway building balances residents' privacy with public access.


Fine and Performing Arts Center

Bowie State University

arts & culture

Dynamic design positions the performing arts to play a starring role in the region’s economic development.

Exterior view of building at dusk

Centennial Hall

College of Saint Rose

Student Life

Performing at 39% below energy code, this residence hall is more efficient than 77% of the dormitories we're monitoring.

Exterior Night West Elevation

Adamsville Regional Health Center

Fulton County

Ambulatory Care

Accessible, collocated services address healthcare as well as social needs.

Birch Bayh Courtroom

Birch Bayh Federal Building & US Courthouse

General Services Administration

Judicial & Workplace

Birch Bayh is a model citizen, serving its city in ways its original designers never could have imagined.


Student Academic Center

Georgia Highlands College


Advancing STEAM education supports the community workforce and local economy.

Reading Room

Widener Library

Harvard University

Higher Education

The modernization of this campus icon embodies many of the challenges presented by working in older and historic buildings.

Bethune Dining Exterior

Bethune Dining Hall

Howard University

Student Life

A beacon for healthy living draws students together.

Building Lobby

Medical Education Building

Mercer University

Health Education

Flexible design helps a public-private partnership meet regional healthcare needs.

FDR Museum interior

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum

National Archives and Records Administration

arts & culture

What modernization accomplishes invisibly is as important as what it now reveals to visitors.