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Solar Analysis Sheds Light on Efficient Energy Use

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Categories: Resources

One of the most powerful tools our architects use early in the design process is solar analysis software, which analyzes how sunlight and sun patterns will impact various aspects of a project...
Student room at Deep Green Residence Hall at Berea College

Five Trends Reimagining Student Living on College Campuses

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Categories: Resources

The era of crammed, utilitarian student living spaces is long gone.  Today, student housing is a huge draw for many universities.  Understanding the competitive marketplace for student housing is key to developing facilities that will help in student attraction and retention...
Students collaborating in hallway with flexible seating

How Architecture Supports Your Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Categories: Resources

As higher education architects and designers, examining national trends in enrollment is an essential part of our work.  Not only does this research help us better understand our clients, it also ensures our design approach best supports student needs and enhances the competitive position of an institution...
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Designing Spaces that Promote Learning and Improve Retention

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Categories: Resources

In the world of higher education, the retention rate of first-time freshmen is considered an important early student success indicator.  In early July 2021, the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center published an update to their Persistence and Retention report series, which tracks first-year persistence and retention rates for beginning postsecondary students...

Hastings+Chivetta Channels Expertise into New Lifestyle Market

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Categories: In the News

Hastings+Chivetta is pleased to announce the expansion of our firm's expertise under our new Lifestyle market, which encompasses four distinct project types — Aging In Place, Senior Living, Estates, and Luxury Living...
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Summer Interns Gain Industry Experience at H+C

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Categories: Staff

Hastings+Chivetta is pleased to welcome interns Paul Hennerich V and Antonio Amore Rojas to our team this summer! Paul Hennerich V is spending his summer at Hastings+Chivetta as an Architectural Intern...

H+C is Enhancing Design with Advanced Technology

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Categories: Resources

Advanced technology such as virtual reality (VR), 3D printing, and 3D laser scanning is revolutionizing the field of architecture.  These tools allow Hastings+Chivetta's architects and designers to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the design process and streamline communication between our colleagues, clients, and stakeholders...
Overhead drone photo of Aquaport aquatic complex

H+C-designed Aquaport Opens to Maryland Heights Community

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Categories: In the News, Project Updates, On the Boards

Hastings+Chivetta is pleased to announce the completion of the $5.7 million renovation of Aquaport for the City of Maryland Heights Parks & Recreation Department.  Aquaport celebrated its grand reopening with the Maryland Heights community at the end of May 2021...

Chris Chivetta & Sarah Bernard Host Recreational Estate Master Planning Webinar

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Categories: In the News

Chris Chivetta and Sarah Bernard recently hosted an interactive webinar entitled "Finding, Buying, and Planning Your Family Recreational Estate."  Chris is the President of Hastings+Chivetta, having been with the firm for nearly 32 years, and Sarah is a Luxury Home Realtor & Second Home Specialist of Sarah Bernard Realty Team, powered by RedKey Realty Leaders...

Current Market Impact on Construction Costs

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Categories: Resources

Before the world felt the drastic social, health, and economic effects of COVID-19, the outlook on the architecture and construction industry was very positive.  According to Deloitte’s 2021 engineering and construction industry outlook, construction contributed more than $900 billion to the U...