Tag: Design

So You Want to be a Licensed Architect: Determing Your Education Path

Determining Your Education Path With thousands of schools across the country and hundreds of programs, choosing a school for your architectural degree is no easy task. There are so many questions that go through your head, quickly becoming overwhelming. Where do you want to go to school? Does the state you want to get licensed […]

Written by on October 15, 2020

Embracing Technology in the A/E Industry to Work Smarter, not Harder

How BIM, UAVs & 3D Scanners have Changed the A/E Landscape “Working smarter, not harder.” Now there’s a phrase that we’ve all heard at one point in our life or another. “Work smarter, not harder,” I was told as I learned the purpose of each tool in the woodshop.  Sure, you could sand your Pinewood […]

Written by on August 31, 2020

Reflections from Our Summer Intern

Last week Architecture Intern and UMass Amherst Graduate Student, Morgan Sawyer, left the NKB (virtual) office and headed back to classes. We were lucky to have him work with us both in the office over his winter break and remotely this summer. As Morgan wrapped up his last week, we asked him to give a […]

Written by on August 17, 2020

What is Design?

The word design can be defined in many ways, but I like one of the Merriam-Webster’s definitions best where design is described as “the arrangement of elements or details in a product or work of art.” So in other words, it is both how the colors in a painting make you feel, but also how the frame […]

Written by on January 15, 2016