The first high-rise in Chicago to incorporate high-voltage risers — reducing construction costs while providing electricity crucial to the business.
Protecting a library’s rare book collection through humidity, lighting, and fire suppression design.
Energy efficiency through one of the first direct digital control temperature control systems for a large-scale, mixed-use high-rise.
Air quality, comfort, and system reliability for a large-scale hospital through full-building HEPA filtration, flexible thermal zone control, and a redundant on-site power plant.
Energy efficiency and reliability for a business district through the first large-scale district cooling system.
Comfort, productivity, and flexibility for a large-scale, Class A office building through air column design, underfloor air design, and a web-enabled building automation system.
Energy efficiency and sustainability strategies leading to lower operating and maintenance costs and comfort of tenants in transitional housing
Intelligent Buildings practice leads to developing and spinning off Cohesion IB.
End users, architects, real estate services firms, and building owners have contributed to our success through the years by engaging in collaborative relationships to develop some of the world’s most exciting places. Whether a client’s needs are based on bringing an idea to fruition, upgrading a space’s infrastructure, or looking to repurpose an icon, these relationships have contributed to each client’s success.
As our firm matures, we dedicate our talent and time to improving society through the built environment and offer value to our clients and society as a whole by creating healthy and productive environments and designing facilities that are more cost effective, flexible, reliable, and sustainable.
Forward-looking and creative, we embrace change; we have the courage to take calculated risks and become leaders as the world evolves.