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Design for Health: The Next Decade of Positive Change

Posted: 04.19.2021

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Affordable Family Housing: Designing for Social Resilience

How can we best support urban families and children through affordable housing design? Learn about five design strategies that strengthen family life and social resilience: in-building childcare, amenity suites, corridor lounges, flexible outdoor space and stairs as play space.

05.19.2021

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Prefabrication and Modular Approaches Rise to the Challenge

In order to meet some of today’s greatest social and environmental challenges, Mithun is embracing emerging technologies to explore improved methods to design and build. Prefabricated construction shows particular promise.

05.19.2021

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Design for Health Equity: From Healthy Places to Inclusive Communities

Leading cities and organizations are looking upstream to build back better and address barriers to healthy housing, clean energy and air, reliable transportation and essential services. Erin Christensen Ishizaki shares highlights from recent planning and strategic efforts in Portland, OR, Denver and Kirkland, WA, that support resilient, inclusive communities.

05.18.2021

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Earth Day 2021

04.22.2021

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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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Activating Young Minds and Resilience through Outdoor Learning

How can we strengthen outdoor learning opportunities to extend school operations and address limitations of digital learning models? Six case studies offer replicable strategies for schools to enrich academic performance, maximize resilient operations and foster environmental stewardship.

10.07.2020

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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