What We’re Thinking : global challenges

A Masterclass in Public Art

Dean Samuels | , , ,

From the East Bay Times to New York Times, to London’s Daily Mail, coverage featuring varied opinions of Truth Is Beauty have inched into our regional discourse and stirred, for some, a deeper appreciation of the impact of public art. […]

The Visionary Value of Architecture

Stephanie Silkwood | ,

Returning from the AIA Grassroots Leadership Conference in Detroit, I’m inspired by the messages of fellow architects who are doing great things in our communities. I’m reminded that many architects do so much more than design buildings. I learned about […]

Building Cooperation with the San Francisco 2030 District

Stan Lew | ,

California ended 2015 in a historic drought, despite the arrival of El Nino. The December Convention on Climate Change in Paris highlighted rising greenhouse gas emissions. And it seems commonplace when we hear about another environmental affront in some part […]

6 Ways to Make Your Workplace Greener: Sustainability Case Studies, Part 2

Karen Letteney | , ,

A question we often hear from our clients is, “How can we make our workplace as energy efficient and sustainable as possible?” In part one of this two-part blog, RMW looked at how a large commercial office campus approached this […]

As Green As Can Be: Workplace Sustainability Case Studies, Part I

Patrick Todd | Stephanie Silkwood | , ,

A question we often hear from our clients is, “How can we make our workplace as energy efficient and sustainable as possible?” In this two-part Think blog, RMW architecture & interiors takes a look at two recently completed projects that […]

Greening the Workplace

Steve Stenton | ,

Sustainability has come a long way. Today, tenants in the Bay Area expect Class A office buildings to achieve some level of LEED® certification. Actually, just being LEED Certified has become kind of déclassé; LEED Silver is generally considered the […]