The owner of the Tarrant County College District (TCCD) Energy Technology Center (ETC) in Fort Worth, Texas declared: “Energy efficiency is paramount.”
It won’t be long before Sly James is known as the first "Rock and Rail" star to lead a major city.
Mayor James is featured in the July-August Metropolis magazine. Metropolis, the Rolling Stone or Sports Illustrated of design, is one of the most important design publication in the U.S. today.
Exemplary results require vision and exemplary leadership. Consider these examples: exemplary athletes visualize their success and have exemplary coaches; exemplary symphonies visualize a performance and have exemplary conductors; exemplary businesses have a strong vision for their future and have exemplary CEOs.
Exemplary performance requires vision and exemplary leaders. Vision is essential; leadership is essential.
On Friday, September 27 BNIM, together with American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and BASE-KC, hosted a Sustainability + Business Event at the Bloch School to facilitate the important conversation on how to Act on Climate Change.
The event invited business leaders, agents of change, and those interested in sustainability and business from Kansas City and the region to participate in the dialogue on how Kansas City government, organizations and businesses can drive impact on climate change locally and inspire change nationally and internationally.
After a mere 24 months (and some might say impossible challenge) of design and construction, the Henry W. Bloch Executive Hall for Entrepreneurship and Innovation opened its doors Monday, August 19, 2013, to insatiable excitement and anticipation for the year ahead.
Bloch Executive Hall has all the typical program spaces students have come to expect in a top ranked B-School: a high capacity auditorium, tiered case study rooms, seminar rooms, and a finance lab.
There are many facets of the design process that push and pull us, as architects and designers, in different directions, be it a client, budget, schedule, contractors, consultants, social or environmental responsibilities — the list can go on and on. The challenge is then to navigate that path to the finish line, meeting and exceeding the expectations for the project, and retaining a beautiful piece of architecture when it’s all said and done.
Converging crises of climate destabilization, environmental deterioration, rising inequity, and economic turmoil call for extraordinary responses by organizations and institutions at all levels. For their parts, Oberlin College, Oberlin City School District and the City of Oberlin have launched a series of projects that join the many strands of sustainability including urban revitalization, green development, advanced energy technology, sustainable agriculture and forestry, green jobs and education into an integrated response.
At BNIM, we deeply value embedding ourselves within our community in our personal and professional lives. For each of us, community commitment looks a little different. I’m constantly amazed at BNIM staff individual involvement with organizations and efforts of all types — locally and beyond. We value working side by side on volunteer projects together. Sometimes we participate in community-wide efforts, I think back to The United Way Day of Caring or Christmas in October, but most often we are called to action by one of our own.
Join BNIM at the 2013 AIA National Convention June 20-22 in Denver, CO. Find us at the following sessions and events.
EV204 Thursday, June 20, 2013 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Honors and Awards Celebration Celebrating BNIM Iowa and the Todd Bolender Center for Dance and Creativity, 2013 AIA Institute Honor Award Winners, and Greg Sheldon, FAIA, for elevation to the College of Fellows