The Vital Role of Libraries

Libraries, as downright primitive as they can sometimes seem, with the very word conjuring images of towering, dusty book-filled shelves, lingering Dewey Decimal System cabinets and rolls of microfiche, are still essential. This seems to invite disbelief in the Age of Screens: convenient, maybe. Cozy and inoffensive, perhaps. But essential? What is the essential role...

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Healthcare Design for Durability, Flexibility and Aesthetic

How Prefabricated Architectural Solutions Rise to Meet the Challenging Demands of the Healthcare Industry Interior design for healthcare is filled with unique considerations: durability because of the hard use in areas that host patients around the clock, flexibility to address a wide range of functionality and equipment, and aesthetics to promote efficiency and the comfort...

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Civic Collaboration for Community Good

Explore how Civic Hall used a flexible coworking approach to design a work-and-community space dedicated to civic technology.   Coworking spaces are truly taking off, as they offer many advantages to organizations that seek to foster collaboration and go beyond the boundaries of traditional office environments. This trend is influencing government/municipal projects as well. Civic...

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NeoCon 2017 Recap

Our Top Stand-Outs Even before it began, NeoCon 2017 was primed to raise the bar, with the amount of end users and key decision makers attending the event now comprising 20% of the audience. There were more Best of NeoCon submissions than ever before with a staggering 425 entries. A significant portion of the million...

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Communicating Workplace Change

Comprehensive Communication Plans Accelerate Acceptance of Change Launching an internal workplace transformation campaign can be a daunting task. There are still so many unknowns in the project itself, so many decisions to be made and some potential pitfall areas; it can be hard to know what to even communicate to the rest of the organization....

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Reducing the Sedentary Work Day

We’ve all heard it: “sitting is the new smoking!” Such bombastic statements can lead to skepticism and assumptions of sensationalist claims backed by little research. But the numbers are in. And while your desk won’t give you cancer, there are genuine health problems linked with leading a sedentary lifestyle. Consider your day. You sleep (hopefully...

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Rising to the Top

The Atlanta Business Chronicle recently named Corporate Environments one of the Top 20 office furniture dealers in Georgia. Among many submissions Corporate Environments rose to the #4 spot. Each year the Atlanta Business Chronicle highlights companies in various categories, which is culminated in its annual publication the Book of Lists. The ranking of companies is based...

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Seeing the Possibilities

Creating Physical Space with Virtual Reality DIRTT Environmental Solutions is leading the way in innovation, and not only with their solutions. DIRTT, which stands for Doing It Right This Time, employs strict eco-friendly protocols from procurement to production to installation and offers a wealth of experience with attaining LEED and other environmental certifications. These differentiators...

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Improve How You Build

The Benefits of Architectural Solutions Any General Contractor knows that commercial installations can have potential pitfalls. Schedule delays, extensive clean-up and waste, noise and disruption and lengthy periods of restricted access to work spaces, hampering productivity. These items increase the cost to the client, can leave room for error and can even result in costly...

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Spring Design Intern Awarded Prestigious Scholarship

At the annual Design Excellence Awards hosted by the Georgia chapter of ASID (American Society of Interior Designers), Corporate Environments spring intern, Kayley Barker, was awarded the prestigious Grace Jordan Howard Scholarship. Each year, one Junior or Senior student in Georgia is awarded this honor. Along with a $5,000 scholarship, Kayley was also awarded a...

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