School’s Out for Summer?

With Schmidt Associates’ 40th birthday just celebrated, we thought it would be interesting to explore some of the ways in which the challenges and expectations of our clients and their stakeholders have evolved over the last four decades. This month, we’re publishing four spots on what “40 years on” have meant for the team in […]

K-12 And The “Space Race”

With Schmidt Associates’ 40th birthday just celebrated, we thought it would be interesting to explore some of the ways in which the challenges and expectations of our clients and their stakeholders have evolved over the last four decades. Over the next four weeks, we’re publishing four spots on what “40  years on” have meant for […]

Part Four: When Did You Know?

This third series of “when did you know?” focuses on a handful of architects from our team, each telling us about their “aha moment” in life. During my Catholic School days, I was really good at art and math. I ran out of classes to take one year, and my calculus teacher suggested I take drafting. I had […]

Art’s Principles: Lessons Learned from a World-Class Service Firm

        Art Gensler started his architecture firm in 1965 and it has grown to one of the largest firms in the world with more than 90 offices across the globe. His book, Art’s Principles, covers many of the lessons he has learned over the years. After a few of us around the […]

Third in the Series of Four Core Principles of Design at Schmidt Associates – A Closer Look at the Stewardship Principle

Design at Schmidt Associates flows passionately and intentionally out of our Core Principles of Design. We covered the strategic principal in our previous post of the series. The second of these principles is Stewardship. Design solutions respond to this principle through their functional usability and the way in which people are able to flexibly activate their […]