As the industry shifts to more collaborative project delivery methods, teams are looking for ways to lead more effective engagements. Major concerns include keeping construction costs down, reducing negative environmental impacts, keeping the schedule on track and ensuring consistent, high quality results. Prefabricating different parts of construction is one way to achieve these goals, and […]

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The downtown Charlotte, NC campus of Johnson and Wales University needed facilities to support new Organic Chemistry and Microbiology programs added to the curriculum. Though the program changes had been in discussion for quite some time, the development of the design had not progressed commensurately. With the upcoming school year, Johnson and Wales was in […]

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Choosing the right delivery approach for your construction project is critical to its success. Between new approaches, the many issues that are involved in your choice, and the interests of stakeholders you might ask to help you make your decision, identifying which delivery method is best suited for your unique needs is complex. Array Architects […]

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Millions of women are screened for breast cancer each year. For many, it can cause fear and anxiety. Many women choose not to schedule their screening due to the fear of having cancer, the exam being uncomfortable, or believing they’re not at risk for getting cancer. When designing a mammography suite, there are many factors […]

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Overcrowding and constrained capacity are common problems facing our healthcare clients. When we’re engaged to overcome these hurdles, Array’s Lean, process-led approach helps us find the most optimal solution for each client. In this post, I’d like to share with you a situation where the solution was an overbuild expansion of a Cardiac ICU for […]

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Array’s Mind the Gap event, which provides an opportunity for students to explore healthcare design, is days away. The event has influenced me to reflect on my formative experience as an architect and how it could help young professionals in their own careers. With the advent of 3D modeling, visualizing building designs has become a […]

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There are many articles online about the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) method, many of which extol promises of budget control, schedule achievement, and a wide range of other benefits. This article brings to light some real world examples of successes achieved when true partnership and teamwork occur as a result of IPD. When Mercy Regional Medical Center in […]

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For the third year, Array Architects participated in the Bark + Build Doghouse Design/Build Competition in Dallas, TX. Our local Dallas office partnered this year with Vaughn Construction. Array’s Horton Hears A Woof! doghouse was recognized with the Hotdog Award, which represents 2nd place among 25 design entries. Take an inside look at the inspiration for our design, […]

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