“On the one hand, we wanted to break down barriers – to acknowledge that dance is this fundamentally human experience, and it’s for everyone…. On the other hand, (we) sought to express the grace and power of dance.”

@architizer recently caught up with Marcene Kinney, AIA, GBBN’s Director of Arts to talk about @CincinnatiBallet’s Margaret & Michael Valentine Center for Dance.

👉 bit.ly/BalletQA

#GBBN #architecture #design #arts #dance #community #diversity #inclusion #power #grace #athleticism #discipline
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🎉Congratulations, Mel Ngami, RA! Mel not only recently earned the “RA” behind her name – becoming a licensed architects (a rigorous, mult-year endeavors) – but she also won 1 of 3 scholarships to attend the #AIAWomensLeadershipSummit!
Link in BIO.
#The_Architect
#GBBN #architecture #design #AIA @aianational @nomanational @noma_pgh
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Catch GBBN designer, Mel Ngami, RA as part of this great discussion on Materials, Aesthetics, and Empowerment at 5 pm today at @cmusoa. It promises to be a rich and important conversation.

Posted @withrepost • @cmusoa Monday, September 26th, 5pm in Kresge Theatre, College of Fine Arts
 
SoA Public Programs invites you to a discussion: Materials, Aesthetics, and Empowerment.
 
DISCUSSION IN PERSON.
All are welcome to join a collaborative session to brainstorm questions and themes and approach the lecture series with criticality. The discussion will be hosted by DARIO E. MCPHEE, (AIA, NOMA, ASSOCIATE, INDOVINA ASSOCIATES ARCHITECTS @indovinaarchitects ), MELANIE NGAMI (RA, NOMA, DESIGNER, GBBN @gbbnarchitects ; ADJUNCT FACULTY, CMU SOA), ALICIA VOLCY( NOMA, DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT, STUDIO VOLCY). The session will be moderated by CMU NOMAS. This discussion is an opportunity to anticipate the implications of the issues raised this semester in the Public Programs and examine the terms MATERIALITY and AESTHETICS in relation to the events ahead. In conjunction with @noma_pgh and Pittsburgh Architecture Week @aiapgh. #pittsburgharchitectureweek

Image Gordan Parks, 1944 Pittsburgh Grease Works

with REFRESHMENTS
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GBBN and our development partners had a great night at the #NAIOP Cincinnati/NKY “Night of the Stars,” winning 3 awards – including #DesignOfTheYear for @bradymusiccenter, #OfficeDealOfTheYear for the #DigitalFuturesComplex (@terrexllc, @jll, @digitalfutures), and #MultifamiliyDealOfTheYear for #Willkommen (@modelgroup_mg).

Congratulations, everyone! It’s great to have great partners.

Link in BIO.

#GBBN #architecture #design #arts #community #affordablehousing #innovation #education
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“These projects not only represent a reinvestment in critical pieces of the built environment, but they’re highly sustainable. By reusing existing buildings to meet community needs, they’re extending the life of embodied carbon.”
-GBBN Principal, Amanda Markovic (on judging @RetrofitMag’s #MetamorphosisAwards)
🔗 in BIO
#GBBN #architecture #design #adaptivereuse #sustainability #resilience @bassmarkovic
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Tomorrow, GBBN's Angela Mazzi will be presenting "Space for Healing: Providing Patients Resources to Cope"at The Center for Health Design.
👉 loom.ly/mc-8gIY
#GBBN #architecture #design #healthcare #salutogenesis @patronsaintofarchitecture


Posted @withrepost • @centerforhealthdesign Quality milieu at multiple scales is often lacking in behavioral health environments. By focusing on a more individualistic approach, we can lower patient stress and improve outcomes. Register for our 9/20 workshop to hear Angela Mazzi of @gbbnarchitects explore how salutogenic elements can be applied in design to provide therapeutic spaces that promote wellness. Learn more and register here: https://loom.ly/mc-8gIY

Thanks to our workshop sponsors @stancehealthcare, @whitehallmfg, @aplustroy, @accuratelockandhardware, @altroamericas, Kingsway Group, @norixfurniture, Safehinge Primera, Cortech, @visalighting and @moduformfurniture!
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Vanke Research Base.
#CheeseWall #facadefriday
#GBBN #architecture #design
👉bit.ly/Vanke
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How can you integrate restorative spaces into fast-paced, emotionally-charged healthcare environments, like a Medical Intensive Care Units? GBBN’s Kirsten Miller recent shared some strategy with @edra_environments. Learn more by reading her insight, “Get More from Your Corridors: Balancing Patient Care & Staff Respite in the MICU.”
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#GBBN #architecture #design #healthcare #respite #medicalplanning #EnvironmentDesignResearchAssociation
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We’re delighted to welcome Heidi Lofton to GBBN! Heidi is an interior designer who excels at understanding a client’s purpose, culture, and mission and translating that into beautiful, supportive spaces. Thanks for joining us, Heidi!

#GBBN #architecture #design #NewHires #WorkplaceThursdays
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In a time of global warming, every environment is shaped by human activity. That means that the inequities that structure our society are reproduced in seemingly ‘natural’ experiences.

Our short film, #Watershed, explores what this means across the Midwest.

Check it out, and consider voting for it at the #AIAFilmChallenge: bit.ly/FilmChallenge_Water

#EnvironmentalJustice #DesignEquity
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Mercy Health Kings Mills Hospital recently topped out! The first new hospital in the Cincinnati area in years, when it opens it will expand healthcare options in the Mason area.

🎉 Congratulations @mercy_health, @danisbuilds, @heapyeng, @schafershares, @mcgill_smith_punshon, and the rest of the team!

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#GBBN #architecture #design #healthcare #biophilia #salutogenesis #Prefabrication
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We couldn't wait for #FacadeFridays!
❤️ that progress at the #DigitalFutures Complex!
📷 @dmluegering
#GBBN #architecture #design #innovation #facades #Cincinnati @ucdigitalfutures @terrexllc @uofcincy @cincy_id
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How have workplaces been transformed by remote and hybrid work? What’s bringing employees back to the office? What’s keeping them away? How should workplace design respond to the Covid-19 era?
GBBN’s Beth Latto and Chad Burke recently discussed these questions with the Playbook’s Editor-in-Chief, Ty West.
👉 bizj.us/1qgdma
#GBBN #architecture #design #workplace #office #WFH #RemoteWork #HybridWork #FutureOfWorkplace @cincinnatibusinesscourier @birminghambusinessjournal
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What does it take to ensure #equity and #affordability as we #decarbonize our housing stock? #Collaboration is key. GBBN’s Amanda Markovic and Tiffany Broyles Yost recently joined Tim Westrich (@urbansites) and Lann Field (@3cdc_official) to discuss this at the Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit.
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#gbbn #architecture #design #sustainability #resilience #affordablehousing #communitydevelopment @bassmarkovic @greenumbrellacincy
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