Process

Process

May 16, 2016

You certainly can’t design a building in a day. But we’ve found that in just one day, we can help clients identify needs, discover options and test ideas so they can make collective, high-level decisions on specific projects. Many times, clients come to us with complex projects or …

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February 22, 2016

Evidence-based design is a powerful and important tool for building or renovation investments of any scale. Along with a great process, it helps you design spaces that work. Understanding Evidence-Based Design Evidence-based design (EBD) is about creating better buildings through the knowledge and application of proven best practices. …

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January 27, 2016

At INVISION, we have had the privilege of working with great clients on a variety of project types and sizes, from athletic facilities to high rise buildings to research laboratories, both renovations and new construction. In all of these settings, clients are always the experts in their own …

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December 29, 2015

There is an old adage, “If your only tool is a hammer, then every problem looks like a nail.” As an architect, it is easy to see every problem as an opportunity to build anew. But we’re not here to just build more buildings, or take the easy …

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December 23, 2015

Using data in the Discovery process strengthens our ability to better understand a situation so we can problem seek before we problem solve. From quantitative space utilization studies to qualitative analyses of user group feedback and building programming optimization efforts, we are reaching new heights…

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November 16, 2015

That project is a perfect example of the power of balance between functionality and design and how the two can come together for pretty stunning architecture. In this case, architecture with several awards and a life of its own.

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October 30, 2015

Have you ever experienced a moment in which architecture itself affects how you interact with people, changes how you feel or generates excitement and anticipation of the possibilities it creates? At times like that, it is easy to see how people bring architecture to life. The grand opening …

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October 16, 2015

Last week, we were excited to be part of the groundbreaking at the Hyatt Place in West Des Moines. This one was particularly significant, as it marked the beginning of one of the last projects of the master plan. Ten years ago, INVISION created a master plan for the initial development …

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August 20, 2015

It’s common to think that the artistic component of building design is in the sketch or rendering itself. It’s in getting to the point of drawing, however, that the true art lies.

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