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How Schools Are Increasing Safety

In every survey asking parents what their number one concern about school facilities is, we see the same answer: safety and security. As designers, we’re constantly asking ourselves, “How safe can... > READ MORE

Dyersville Upgrades for Growth

Designated one of the “50 Most Beautiful Small Towns in America” by Good Housekeeping Magazine, the City of Dyersville, Iowa, offers picturesque views and charm. It’s a growing community with... > READ MORE

3 Ways Design Can Make Buildings Safer

Each day, hundreds of students walk into schools and thousands of other community members walk through grocery stores, banks and other buildings. Above all, we want them to be safe and we don’t take... > READ MORE

Why Preserve Buildings?

Do you have a responsibility to preserve a building? It’s a question that leaders of almost every town face at some point and many business leaders consider, too. In each community, there’s a building... > READ MORE

Natural Disasters Reach Iowa

Predictable or unpredicted, Iowa saw two major natural occurrences last month. This prompts us to ask, are you prepared?

Why Build for Seismic Events?

The earthquake Iowans felt in early... > READ MORE