Case Study Articles

This regular feature provides an in-depth look at a major renovation or new construction project from the point of view of the facility manager.

Corporate Headquarters Case Study: Target Market

In Cambridge, MA, the headquarters of Forrester Research exudes a creative vibe. From the June 2013...Read More...

The Louis & Peaches Owen Heart Hospital (LPOHH), located on the campus of Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler, TX, opened for patient care in December 2012. (Photos: courtesy of WHR Architects; ©Aker Imaging, Houston, TX)

Hospital Case Study: Healthy Focus

The design of a new heart hospital in Tyler, TX zeroes in on operations that support patient care. From the May 2013 issue....Read More...

The largest and most recently completed facility on the Department of Veterans Affairs campus in Biloxi, MS, the clinical addition was designed with the architectural character of existing buildings in mind.

Government Case Study: Stand Firm

In Biloxi, MS, a consolidation project for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs nears completion. From the April 2013...Read More...

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Senior Living Case Study: A Vibrant Connection

A retirement community in North Andover, MA makes changes inside and out that benefit occupants and...Read More...

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LEED Case Study: Front And Center

A LEED Gold residence hall at North Carolina Central University Provides much needed housing, improves operations, and enhances student life, and...Read More...

Located on the top floors of the hotel, the Presidential Suites afford guests views of the New Orleans skyline.

Hotel Case Study: A Welcome Return

Hit by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the recently reopened Hyatt Regency New Orleans—revamped and reconfigured—provides a place for both business and...Read More...

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Manufacturing Case Study: New And Improved

Posty Cards, Inc., a Kansas City, MO manufacturer of personalized corporate greeting cards was recognized with LEED Platinum certification in April 2012. This topped off a "once in a generation" expansion and renovation project for the 64 year old...Read More...

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Higher Education Case Study: Core Curriculum

The University of Maryland University College created a hub of academic activity for its students and staff. This renovated building provides a new center of academic...Read More...

Corporate Headquarters Case Study: Across The Board

Corporate Headquarters Case Study: Across The Board

A global headquarters campus in Glendale, WI undergoes a major overhaul including an expansion that employed technology and sustainability to move operations to the next...Read More...

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Hospital Case Study: Comfort Level

The design of the new Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital supports its healthcare mission by soothing patients and their families in a new freestanding...Read More...