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THE FOOD HALL | Part One: Creating an Authentic Dining Experience

Authored by: Megan Lamontagne

Enjoying a bite to eat in a common space is not a new concept. Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar, one of the largest public markets in the world, has been operating for over 500 years while mall food courts have only been around since the days of Fast Times at Ridgemont High. However, the Food Hall trend has lunch breakers, tourists and foodies in a craze, leaving mall food courts in the dust....

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Building a New Restaurant? What You Need to Know About the Architect's Role During Construction

Authored by: Justin Alpert, AIA, NCARB

Restaurant Architects are not just someone who will create a set of drawings so you can get a building permit. We are part of your restaurant team helping you to define your CONCEPT, design the space, and see that the design intent is carried through all aspects of construction. Having an architect who specializes in restaurant design is crucial to designing a space that is both operationally...

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An Interview with Amanda Johnson on Taking the NCIDQ Exam

Authored by: Amanda Johnson, NCIDQ

We caught up with our Project Manager, Amanda Johnson, NCIDQ regarding her recent certification that she earned. Here's what Amanda had to say about her experience taking the NCIDQ Exam. 

 

What made you get your NCIDQ certification?

For the longest time I have been wanting to take this test because I believe it shows one has a comprehensive understanding of a...

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Reception Desks: First Impressions are Lasting Impressions

Authored by: Julie Nelligan, NCIDQ

With the almost daily advances in communication and technology, most clients and patients have interacted digitally with your company several times before they physically enter your office space. They have been to your website, reviewed your social media posts and read your online...

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Transforming Today's College Campus- American International College

Authored by: Matt Wittmer, AIA, LEED-AP

Every good idea starts with a problem. Our client, American International College was faced with several challenges in their journey to reinvent their campus. As the architect and designer, we crafted unique solutions geared to increase enrollment and focus on their needs.

 

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