Cindy Grant, September 22, 2020
The New Jersey State State Board of Architects’ Interior Design Examination and Evaluation Committee requires New Jersey-certified interior designers to complete 12 hours of continuing education every two years.Continue Reading
Cindy Grant, July 29, 2020
The Arkansas Board of Architects, Landscape Architects & Interior Designers requires Arkansas-registered architects to complete 12 hours of continuing education every calendar year.
Micène Fontaine, July 23, 2020
Words carry a lot of weight, yet some are thrown around so lightly that their meaning gets further diluted with each use.
The words “disrupt” and “empower” come to mind. Each of these words holds bold promises, but “empower” is particularly tricky, in my opinion. It’s one of my pet-peeves (the list is long, but it’s in the top 100). Full disclosure, “empower” found its way into our vision statement as it has into many other vision statements. It’s also in the title of our upcoming Change by Design session: “Empowering Everyone Everywhere.” The irony is not lost on me, yet my gripe persists. I don’t believe anyone can empower anyone else (myself included in both cases).Continue Reading
Cindy Grant, July 15, 2020
The Wisconsin Examining Board of Architects requires Wisconsin-licensed architects to complete 24 Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECHs) every biennium, of which 16 must be in Health, Safety, and Welfare topics.
Micène Fontaine, July 9, 2020
If you could alleviate one health challenge in your community, which would it be? How would you choose only one?
Tough question, isn’t it? Choice architecture, a term borrowed from behavioral economics, has nothing to do with architecture, but it might help us answer this question. Choice architecture is about influencing choice by “organizing the context in which people make decisions.” A basic example is having healthy snacks on display in the breakroom or in the kitchen at home to increase the likelihood of making healthier choices.Continue Reading
Micène Fontaine, July 7, 2020
Cindy Grant, June 23, 2020
The West Virginia Board of Architects requires West Virginia-registered architects to complete 12 hours of continuing education every calendar year.Continue Reading
Cindy Grant, June 22, 2020
The Kentucky Board of Architects requires Kentucky-licensed Architects to complete 12 hours of continuing education every calendar year.Continue Reading
Micène Fontaine, June 17, 2020
June. Juneteenth is in two days, yet, just like you, I have witnessed civil unrest spread globally. Like many, I have been yearning for something other than performance or hashtag activism. I have been wondering how to meaningfully help. I just voted for the first time as a US Citizen in the Georgia primary:
Marifi Tipton, June 1, 2020
The Kansas State Board of Technical Professionals requires Kansas-licensed Architects to complete 30 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) in Health, Safety, and Welfare (HSW) subjects every two years.Continue Reading