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Secrets Between the Walls | Wellness and Environmental Considerations in Anatomy Labs

Secrets Between the Walls | Wellness and Environmental Considerations in Anatomy Labs

This article delves into the Anatomy Lab at Duquesne Univ., uncovering the tools and techniques employed to create a practical anatomy lab. Specifically focusing on the HVAC design and air quality throughout the lab. This lab prioritizes the well-being of its users in this interactive environment.

ACUI Conference - Education Session

ACUI Conference - Education Session

Providing welcoming and inclusive environments is a staple of the college union. Whether you're planning a renovation, or a new building or your campus, questions are likely swirling about how to create more gender-neutral and inclusive options for your community.

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Site Visit:
Duquesne University | College of Osteopathic Medicine

Site Visit:<br/>Duquesne University | College of Osteopathic Medicine

Some of the WTW team had the opportunity to tour the ongoing construction for the Duquesne College of Osteopathic Medicine project. WTW is thrilled to be a part of this innovative project that will expand Duquesne's footprint in Pittsburgh and bring state of the art technology to the University.

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2023 ACUI Conference

2023 ACUI Conference

WTW is excited to attend and sponsor the 2023 ACUI National Conference in Boston, Massachusetts! Our team is looking forward to connecting with previous clients, new ACUI members, and exploring Boston. See you there!

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Project Transformation:
Southeastern Louisiana University

Project Transformation:<br/>Southeastern Louisiana University

Take a look into the before and after photos of this exciting project on the Southeastern Louisiana campus that transformed a complex series of additions into a cohesive center of student life. The result is vibrant building that welcomes visitors and serves as the 'Front Door' to the University.

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Design Charrette

Design Charrette

The team enjoyed an in-house design charette today - exchanging ideas and concepts for an exciting upcoming project! This collaborative approach allows the team to work through many design options to come to a final design that exceeds the clients' expectations.

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Happy Retirement | Dan Willis

Happy Retirement | Dan Willis

Congratulations to Dan Willis, Interim Department Head and Professor of Architecture on his retirement after 35 years of teaching excellence at Penn State University. Larry Payne, WTW's President & CEO had Dan as his thesis advisor, and several of Larry's original drawings are part of the exhibit.

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Q&A with Senior 3D Designer, Marc Bulebush

Q&A with Senior 3D Designer, Marc Bulebush

We sat down with Senior 3D Designer, Marc Bulebush for a Q & A to get his thoughts and advice on 3D rendering. Renderings need to sell an idea but to Marc, it's important that the image represent a true 'real life' outcome, giving clients an accurate 3D visualization of the proposed design.

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Beyond the Basics: 4 Material Considerations You May Not Know

Beyond the Basics: 4 Material Considerations You May Not Know

When selecting building materials, considerations of schedule, cost, aesthetics, and code requirements usually take center stage. While these are important factors to weigh, other elements can be evaluated between the first design meeting and the first day of construction.

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Project Exploration | Reber Instructional Lab

Project Exploration | Reber Instructional Lab

Take a deep dive into the Reber Instructional Laboratory & Makerspace at The Pennsylvania State University.

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Clearing the Path to Healthy & Sustainable Building by Selecting the Right Rating System

Clearing the Path to Healthy & Sustainable Building by Selecting the Right Rating System

Sustainability is not a new concept but there is an increasing awareness of the link between environmental protection, human health, and social justice. The challenge today is to identify which rating system is the one that will fit the project goals and expectations best.

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Passive House - It's More Affordable Than You Think

Passive House - It's More Affordable Than You Think

Why Passive House? Why not is a better question. Because it's much more affordable than you think when you look at the real-world costs of constructing and operating a new building. Explore why developers and building owners should consider integrating some Passive House principles into projects.

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Renovate or Replace? When the College Union Falls Short of Student Needs

Renovate or Replace? When the College Union Falls Short of Student Needs

It is a common question for student life professionals - "Our building hasn't had a major renovation in thirty or more years. Where do we begin? Do we renovate and add on, or should we consider replacement?" This is the right place to begin, explore both sides of the coin further in this article.

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