Seeking A+ Maximizing Student Focus with Color

Posted in Independent Research Program on Jan. 7, 2020

ARTICLE 01 – Color use in classrooms brought interesting discussion among our interviewees. Educational psychologists and therapists both responded that too many colors and too many bright colors are distracting. Dr. Lynn Navin, PhD, is the Director of the University Child Development Center with the University of Missouri-St. Louis School of Education. Dr. Navin statesRead more

Getting to “Yes” with Referendum Planning

Posted in Work on May. 21, 2018

Approaching a referendum Passing referenda for improvements is not easy – especially given today’s electoral environment. The best approach is “winning before you start.” That means using the planning process to create the capacity for a successful election. It’s more than picking the “right” election cycle! How do you build the capacity to win? ArchimagesRead more

2017 Station Design Award Winners

Posted in News on Dec. 14, 2017

Roy Mangan, Associate with Archimages, presented the 2017 National Station Design Award to Fire Chief Scott Avery and the City of Olivette at the City Council Meeting on December 12, 2017. The Olivette City Center project was recognized with a Silver Award from the Station Design Judges. The annual Station Design Awards program, which recognizesRead more

Biophilia and Natural Design

Posted in Trends on Oct. 20, 2016

Many of us, especially in the field of architecture, spend a lot of our time focused on and engrossed in the built form of our world. It can sometimes be easy to forget the importance of nature and how it can affect us on a daily basis. Stanford recently published a study connecting spending timeRead more

AI – Behind the Curtain – Joe Carey

Posted in AI - Behind the Curtain on Apr. 15, 2016

• Archimages Tenure: 6 years + 3 years (intern) • Years of Experience: 9 • University of Kansas – Masters of Architecture (’10) I’ve always had a fascination with how things went together and functioned, so I share a pretty typical early story with many other architects involving Lego’s as well as multiple childhood storiesRead more