Keeping up with the daily operations and maintenance costs of aging buildings and infrastructure is an ongoing challenge for many districts. In this paper we address common issues found in older academic buildings and identify ways to plan for and solve these issues in a way that improves building infrastructure, lowers operating costs, and mitigates financial loss.
Companies need spaces that are flexible to market need, adaptable to rapidly changing technologies, and responsive to executive operating strategies. Our design team uses a versatile response to business evolution.
Our healthcare design team is trained to appreciate both the experiential qualities of a caring atmosphere and the practical issues of servicing patients and clients with a variety of needs.
We elevate the game by contributing to our clients’ needs through smart design solutions. We intend to change what architects are for our clients and communities by measuring success in their terms. Our clients want a greater value for the investments they make in their facilities. Elevar delivers just that. We create beautiful spaces that take user experience to a higher level.
Ranked by the Cincinnati Enquirer for three years running as the Top Architecture Firm to work for in the City of Cincinnati, we are proud of our people and the work that we do.
With the COVID19 pandemic affecting how schools operate in 2020, we take a deep look into how Districts and their administrators can proactively plan so that students and staff can safely return to the classroom.
With the clients' goal to remain a Class A office building in the CBD in downtown Cincinnati, we are working on upgrades to the lobby, amenity spaces, fitness center, and security systems at the Scripps Center.
As the nation plans for the re-opening of the economy and transition of employees back into the workplace, Facility Managers should understand their role in keeping employees healthy. Our report examines how the workplace may be adapted to better protect employees from infectious disease.
Design solutions must be functional and also enhance the quality of life for those who occupy the space. In coordination with the building shell, design of the interior space must acknowledge the social context of the project and adhere to building codes and regulatory requirements.
Applying post-occupancy evaluations to future projects requires a strategy and a multidisciplinary team.