Author: Lily Polakiewicz

Managing Project Costs by Evaluating Space Utilization

Right-Sizing Healthcare Spaces: Reducing Costs Through Smart Space Utilization Richard Pizzi, AIA, CEO | June 2024 The cost of developing projects has substantially increased in recent years. Construction labor and materials, long lead times for specific building components, inflation, and high interest rates have all been attributed to the sustained increase in project costs. In […]

Design Elements that Support Modern Policing

Design Elements that Support Modern Policing Nationally there are more than 800,000 sworn law enforcement officers in the United States. Over the past 30-40 years the communities that officers serve and protect have remained ever-changing. This constant evolution has led to facilities that are challenged to support current policing strategies, technologies and approaches. Lavallee Brensinger […]

Comprehensive Strategies for Firefighter Crew Wellness

Prioritizing Firefighter Wellness Through Design Robert Robicsek, AIA, NCARB, Principal, Civic Studio Leader | April 2024 The development of new Fire Station comes with the opportunity to implement modern Fire Station design. Through past project experience, research, and participation in relevant industry events, Lavallee Brensinger is at the forefront of innovative design strategies and prepared […]

Modern Automotive Training Spaces

The Drive for Modernization: Updating Automotive Training Spaces Julie Spence, AIA, Senior Associate | February 2024 As advancements in automotive technology continue and the industry seeks to train a workforce to repair these computers on wheels, the supporting training institutions are working hard to keep up. Recently, we stepped into the Automotive Technology lab of […]

Community Spotlight: Brooke DeYoung, AIA New Hampshire

Photo courtesy of New Millenium Studios LLC AIA New Hampshire Provides Professional Development to Architects From our beginning in 1976, founder Don Lavallee focused on doing his best to make things better and inspired others to do the same. He cared deeply about our team, our work, and our community. Today, the tradition of giving […]