Third Spaces on the College Campus: Uncovering the importance of accessible spaces through stakeholder engagement


When designing community-driven environments, it is important to establish a sense of belonging that demonstrates people’s diverse experiences with the space. Stakeholder engagement is an essential step in creating places that are tailored to the human experience. Through this collaborative process with end users, we can establish a unique program and design vision that ensures the final product is in line with actual needs.

by Lola Sheppard

Breaking the bias means sharing our knowledge


In 2022, bringing focus to International Women’s Day, is the call to imagine a world that is free of stereotypes and discrimination: an environment where bias of any sort is unacceptable. To enable this, say Veronica D'Ambrosio and Angela Dapper, we can all take steps toward meaningful difference locally, and use our influence to encourage change in our profession and wider society.

by Angela Dapper, Veronica D'Ambrosio

Beyond COP26: making the most of the legacy


Keeping alive the hope of restricting global emissions to 1.5°C was a key target of COP26. However, ambitions and commitments that came out of the conference mean there are now more opportunities for action to deliver net zero and more ― which, writes Grimshaw’s Sustainability Practice Leader Dr Paul Toyne, is ours to take.

by Paul Toyne

Health and Wellbeing at Grimshaw


One year on from the start of lockdown which saw us transform to a culture of home working overnight. We reflect on the lessons learned and the importance of the health and wellbeing of our Grimshaw community.

by Emily Watts, Jonathan Whitfield

The pace of progress: where the post-pandemic campus discourse should explore


With the promise of lockdowns easing in the UK and abroad, rising appetites for remote working and the changing face of offices, Alex Grigull discusses how university campuses will need to adjust to an evolving academic environment.

by Alexander Grigull