For the past 50 years, interior designers, architects, and manufacturers have converged on Chicago at the Merchandise Mart’s one-million square feet of event space to showcase and experience cutting edge design products. The three-day event features everything from tex...

June 4, 2018

Note: a condensed version of this interview appears in the Spring 2018 issue of our K-12 digest, In Session. We're pleased to present the extended interview online here.

With the shift to the classrooms of the future and the evolution of technology based learning, more...

March 28, 2018

Brian Houston presented a novel Risk-Based Infrastructure Management approach at the 17th Annual North Carolina American Water Works Association - Water Environment Federation (NC AWWA-WEA) Spring Symposium in Asheville on Monday. The approach he presented, called Capi...

March 15, 2018

The old adage says that Thomas Edison did not fail a thousand times when creating the lightbulb - he instead discovered a thousand ways how not to create a lightbulb. The issue we now face as a country is how to keep the lights on. During the most recent ASCE Report Ca...

January 4, 2018

Mark Gregor, our Manager of Municipal Environmental Programs, was a presenter at this year’s Brownfields Conference, held Dec. 5-7 in Pittsburgh, PA. Cosponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the International City/County Management Association...

October 26, 2017

LaBella was recently ranked #5 on a list of the nation's largest K-12 engineering firms!  Building Design + Construction publishes an annual issue looking at Giants in various marketing sectors.  You can view the list here.

Along with the annual list, BD+C pub...

September 18, 2017

On Wednesday, September 13th Director of Planning Ed Flynn presented at The New York Conference of Mayor’s Fall Training School. The training draws approximately 400 city and village officials from across the State together to attend a variety of innovative training se...

September 8, 2017

As a commercial interior designer, I'm introduced to hundreds of new materials, fixtures, and furniture throughout the year. It can be daunting to maintain a comprehensive awareness of all of them, much less evaluate the new options for our clients. That's why the annu...

August 15, 2017

Comprehensive planning is big-picture, long-range planning. Many communities avoid comprehensive planning because they don’t want to invest in a plan that they think will “just sit on a shelf.” A lack of understanding about what the plan can – and should – do compounds...

July 26, 2017

It was only a few decades ago that CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) dramatically changed the practice of architecture.  For clients, however, working with an architect still meant reading two dimensional drawings of three dimensional spaces, resulting in limited understan...

Please reload

filter
Archive
Please reload