Creating an Office Where Occupants Want to Come to Work
After acquiring the Pierre Laclede Center I & II corporate towers in the suburban neighborhood of Clayton, Missouri, real estate investment firm Lingerfelt CommonWealth Partners tasked Oculus Inc. with redesigning a second-floor amenity space, courtyard, meeting areas, and public spaces...
Impact Strategies Renovates Residential Buildings for Covenant House Missouri
IMPACT Strategies, Inc. is beginning the interior build-out of ten additional bedrooms for Covenant House Missouri's short-term shelter program on their main campus. Read more here.
Bright New Ideas on Emergency Lighting
Emergency lighting is an important part of a facility’s overall emergency preparedness plan. Functional and effective emergency lighting can literally save lives in the case of any type of facility emergency. So, understanding codes and standards for emergency lighting is...
How to Reimagine Office Spaces Post-Pandemic
Complete shutdowns of all but essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic forever changed the way companies view and use office buildings. Two years later, firms still have employees working from home or hybrid work models. Read more from Joanne Fields...
How to Plan Office Space When Temporary Becomes Permanent
Oculus' Senior Interior Designer, Ali Summerford, is featured in a Facilitiesnet article where she shares some strategies for transforming the pandemic workspace away from the traditional office to a more modern hybrid approach. Read more here.
Healthcare Wayfinding Evolves During Pandemic
Wayfinding has proven essential to help patients, staff and visitors navigate hospitals. Check out what Oculus' Interior Designers, James Standing, Ali Summerford and Hannah Rohlfing have to say about why wayfinding is essential when it comes to design, here.
The Goods: Ruby Red’s BBQ
When hungry guests take a seat inside Ruby Red's BBQ, a fast-casual restaurant in La Habra, California, it's just as much about the visual feast as it is about the low-smoked, Texas-style barbecue feast on their plates. Read more on...
Design by Numbers: How Occupancy Affects Space Requirements, Amenities
Featured in Building Operating Management and FacilitiesNet, by Ali Summerford and Joanne Fields. Though the pandemic churns on, many companies are on the cusp of going back to the office in 2022. That means, throughout the country, new office designs...
VA Breaks Ground On New Daytona Beach Clinic for Primary Care, Mental Health, Specialties
With a rapid expansion of veterans needing service in the Volusia County area, officials have been working toward a new VA clinic in Daytona Beach since 2013. When it opens, in 2024, it will have been more than a decade...