VOL. 129 | NO. 121 | Monday, June 23, 2014
EMPHASIS Architects & Engineers
Traditional office layout giving way to collaborative space
In February, three executives at the Church Health Center moved into a shared office space.
ArtsMemphis president and CEO Susan Schadt will step down from her role at the arts funding organization after 13 years, soon heading to a new job at a Memphis-based publishing firm.
For years Memphis was labeled as a backwater when it came to walking trails and bike lanes, showing up on list after list highlighting the worst cities for pedestrians and cyclists.
In 2010, the American Institute of Architects Memphis chapter launched lunITECTS, a non-professional group for people who have a keen interest in architecture and design.
Shelby County Commissioner Terry Roland began taking steps last week to make a formal challenge of commission matters that have included votes by Commissioner Henri Brooks.
The three-block Beale Street Entertainment District is fully leased with the addition of three leases this spring on the block between Hernando and Fourth streets.
If what they say is true about doing what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life, then native New Yorker Felicia Scarpati-Lomax hasn’t worked in decades.
“I Choose Memphis” spotlights Memphians who are passionate about calling this community home. New Memphis Institute provides the profiles.
As an architect and planner, Andy Kitsinger worked on large projects whose scale immediately changed areas, even as they were being built.
Last week, the New Yorker published an article about how Disruptive Innovations have failed and how the theory is bogus. The long piece went into great depth about the emerging Disruption industry of consultants, the Disruption ethos prevalent in Silicon Valley and the many Disruption discussions in boardrooms across the globe. As a local practitioner of innovation methodologies, several people asked me my take on the piece.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The full board of the Tennessee Board of Regents has voted to increase tuition at its institutions this year.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam's office is dismissing as a "political stunt" a letter signed by 15 Republican lawmakers demanding the resignation of Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi education leaders remain supportive of the Common Core academic standards.
NEW YORK (AP) – Darden said Friday that sales continued to slide at Olive Garden and Red Lobster, with other costs dragging down its profit by 35 percent in the latest quarter.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Internal Revenue Service commissioner said Friday the agency will not share with Congress additional details about its lost emails related to the ongoing tea party investigation until its own review is finished because he said Republicans are releasing inaccurate, interim information.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Aiming to avoid more insurance chaos this fall, the nation's new health care chief announced Friday she's revamping the management of President Barack Obama's health overhaul.