Workplace

Two Years Later, Graydon Workplace Still Wows

When thinking about what a law firm office looks like, most probably think of spacious partner suites attired in rich tones and high-end finishes…smaller, yet still handsomely appointed private accommodations …

Visualizing the Possibilities: A Workplace Walkthrough

Hixson is an experienced user of Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Autodesk Revit software. Check out this video to see how Hixson used Revit to help our client, a Fortune …

Open Offices: Definitely Not Judgement-Free Zones

Check out this article from Fast Company on the psychology warfare that can happen with open office design. It’s an interesting read and well worth three minutes of your time! …

Key Learnings from Greenbuild

With the theme of “Human x Nature,” the 2018 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, held in Chicago in late 2018, featured more than 200 presentations, workshops, and other educational opportunities.   …

Budding to Life: Seed Strategy Headquarters

Exciting progress is happening on the construction of Seed Strategy’s new headquarters, a modern, treehouse-inspired home located on the seven-acre campus of Seed’s parent organization, Burke Inc. If you’ve been …

A Jewel of the Queen City Chooses Hixson

In operation since 1874, the Queen City Club (QCC) is the “oldest and most prestigious private club in the Cincinnati area.” Through the years, the club, which has been located …

Workplace Insights: Fit for Purpose

“The outstanding workplace is one which supports the various activities in an employee’s workday, such as planned meetings, informal meetings, relaxation, focused work, and more,” said Eleanor Forster, Managing Director …

The Lab-Friendly WELL Building Standard Version 2

Created by Delos and administered by the International Well Building Institute (IWBI), the WELL Building Standard is an evidence-based approach to enhancing the health and wellness, and therefore performance, of …

Building Experience

Since original drawings for older buildings are often lost or discarded over time, many renovation project teams must spend significant time trying to determine whether a roof can sustain additional …

NeoCon: A Look at What’s Next

Over the summer, Hixson’s Colleen McCafferty and Julie Morgan, members of the firm’s Interior Design team, attended NeoCon 2018 at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. Celebrating its 50th year, NeoCon, …