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Turning Challenges into Learning Opportunities

Brendan Connolly and new Mithun principal JoAnn Hindmarsh Wilcox explore key opportunities present in disruption: designing for health, equity and agile learning with an eye to the future.

Posted: 10.07.2020

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How Can We Design with Communities While Apart?

The current pandemic has inspired new ways to cultivate resilient community relationships and engagement, even as conventional practices are challenged.

11.18.2020

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Happy Spaces, Healthy People

Elizabeth Gordon explores the impact of optimistic spaces on health and well-being in the workplace.

10.07.2020

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2020 Vision for Mithun R+D

In these rapidly changing times, it is more important than ever to engage in critical research that challenges practice norms, proposes new paths and integrates diverse knowledge sets. Learn about our latest efforts and the five firm-wide focus areas for Mithun R+D.

10.06.2020

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Landscapes that Welcome

Aligned with the National Nordic Museum’s mission to serve as a community gathering space, the plazas and gardens of the Museum invite neighbors and visitors to linger and explore.

09.10.2020

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A Summer to Remember: 2020 Mithun Interns

Student interns are an important part of the culture at Mithun. We asked this year’s cohort to share perspective into their inspirations, dream projects and summer experience.

08.18.2020

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Earth Day Turns 50

A look back at the history of Earth Day, its Northwest roots and continued influence on the sustainable design movement.

04.22.2020

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Louisiana Children’s Museum Takes Learning Outside

Louisiana Children’s Museum presents a new model for children’s museums that supports resilience in New Orleans with expanded environmental education, innovative water strategies and collocated community resources.

04.21.2020

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Remembering Michael Sorkin

Craig Hodgetts shares a tribute to the talent and humanism of the late Michael Sorkin, a “voice of architecture with a purpose”

04.06.2020

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Body Parametrics

A Mithun R+D effort investigates how the body can be embedded within contemporary design utilizing emergent digital fabrication tools.

02.11.2020