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Q-and-A: Interior design trends for health care
Healthcare Design
Healthcare Design recently asked Cheryl Durst, Hon. FIIDA, LEED AP, executive vice president and CEO of IIDA, to reflect on this year's Healthcare Interior Design Competition award-winning projects and how the industry has evolved over the past few years.
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Office flashpoint: Who gets the conference room?
The Wall Street Journal
A mundane fixture of office life — the conference room — has become a flash point for tension and conflict. Meetings are multiplying while private office space shrinks. And companies are trying new ways to ease competition for space.
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Creating memorable guest experiences by design
Hotel Business Review
A hotel may be elegant and deftly designed. The materials may be of the highest quality. It may provide five-star service and amenities. But if a hotel looks the same in Chengdu as in Chicago, then it is only an elegant, high-quality, five-star hotel. It says little about the place. And a unique guest experience is inextricably linked to place.
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Floating offices: The next big thing?
Officing Today
This summer, London Mayor Boris Johnson announced that a developer had been chosen to design and build Britain's first "floating village." In London, space comes at a premium. So when you can't build out, and you're restricted from building upwards by tough skyline laws, is building on water the next best thing?
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Have you entered the 5th Annual Global Excellence Awards?
IIDA
The 5th Annual IIDA Global Excellence Awards will honor and celebrate outstanding originality and excellence in the creation of international Interior Design/Interior Architecture projects in 13 categories. The competition opened Oct. 6, and entries will be accepted until Friday, Nov. 21.
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IIDA Healthcare Design Forum: The Workplace in the Healthcare Profession
IIDA
IIDA is pleased to invite you to attend "The Workplace in the Healthcare Profession," a special program being presented at the Healthcare Design Conference in San Diego, California on Sunday, Nov. 16.
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10th Annual IIDA/Contract Magazine NeoCon East Booth Design Competition closes Friday, Oct. 24
IIDA
Be featured on Contract Magazine, IIDA and Merchandise Mart websites when you enter and win the IIDA/Contract Magazine Booth Design Competition that honors originality of design, visual impact and effective use of materials in large and small booths at NeoCon East 2014. Deadline to submit is Friday, Oct. 24.
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Health care systems seek flame retardant-free furniture
Health Facilities Management
Four major health care systems announced they will stop buying furniture treated with flame-retardant chemicals and use their collective purchasing power to persuade leading furniture companies to eliminate the toxic chemicals from their products.
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Office design: Part of something special
Globe St.
Attracting and retaining good employees and enabling them to be productive is the name of the game in office design, says Molly Ryan Carson, VP of development for Ryan Cos. US Inc. and chair of the Development '14 design competition.
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Greenbuild 2014: LEED, Google, William McDonough, Brad Pitt
Environmental Leader
Greenbuild 2014, happening this week in New Orleans, showcases the latest technology and developments in sustainable building. Here's a roundup of green building news from the Big Easy.
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5 tips for closing a sale
Inc.
Turning sales prospects into actual customers can be a long back-and-forth process. To maximize your time, don't make your next sales call without reading these five crucial steps.
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UK policy paper: Built environment action plan
Innovate UK
Innovate UK is supporting businesses in the built environment sector through funding and other opportunities in 2014-2015. Their new policy paper outlines a plan to create business opportunities for those working in the built environment.
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How to improve your leadership presence
Switch & Shift
There are certain people that whenever they talk, no matter what they're saying, everyone listens. We all know someone like this. People respect their opinions, because they have proven themselves. So how can leaders establish and increase their leadership presence?
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