Tag Archive for: Art

The Road to Louisville, Ky.: A Historic Revitalization in the Heart of Paristown

In 2020, two architectural powerhouses, Arrasmith, Judd, Rapp, Chovan, Inc. (AJRC) and Schmidt Associates, joined forces, setting the stage for a transformative journey. Mere months before the global shutdowns, the merger birthed a new entity, an extension of Schmidt Associates in Louisville, Ky., with a shared vision of becoming a regional leader in architecture, engineering, […]

Talent and Tomatoes: Tom Ning Reflects on Life as an Architect

With a curious spirit and a love of art and design, Tom Ning, RA, realized he wanted to be an architect in elementary school. He arrived in Fort Wayne, Indiana, from Hong Kong with his family at age seven and became a U.S. citizen when he was 18. Earning associate degrees in construction technology and […]

Designing College Campuses for Student Health, Equity, and Performance – Part 2

Environmental design has an impact on occupant health, productivity, and sense of belonging. There’s no exception for students on college campuses. According to an October 2020 “Inside Higher Ed,” survey, 44 percent of student respondents said stress, anxiety, and loneliness had been their biggest challenge. In our last blog, we cited that in 2021, college […]

The Importance of Art in Buildings

Good building design should consider how its interior environment not only functions well for its users and visitors, but also how it inspires and appeals emotionally. Art is a vibrant component of many inspiring building interiors—and sometimes exteriors as well. Art humanizes any environment, making it more relevant to us as a society. In our […]