MGA Tool Talk: User Persona Tool

Posted by on Mar 25, 2021 in Social Buzz | No Comments

The endeavor of a new building project can be a daunting task, especially if an owner has no experience in design or construction. Once an owner has determined that a new building, addition, or renovation is needed to do business, then begins the phase of internal analyzation and decision making. These potentially tedious tasks can ...

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Posted by on Feb 15, 2021 in On The Boards, Social Buzz | No Comments

At MGA, our team has extensive experience designing industrial, warehouse, maintenance, office, and municipal facilities. We have over 1,000,000 square feet of related project experience in these sectors. Whether your project is focused on manufacturing, industry, mass storage, utility, or corporate offices we ensure your interests, needs, and goals steer every decision throughout the planning, design, ...

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Netflix: Crip Camp

Posted by on Apr 24, 2020 in Social Buzz | No Comments

Want to know how old a street or building is? Look at how you cross the street. Look at how you enter the building. Look at the restrooms. Has that school, or place of business, or public institution been built or renovated since 1990? Has the intersection or sidewalk been replaced since then? Why are ...

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Build My Future – A Hands-On Career Expo

Posted by on Mar 9, 2020 in Social Buzz | No Comments

The best way to learn about something is to try your hand at it. In terms of career exploration, Build My Future offers exactly that. Build My Future is a national workforce development initiative to highlight careers through hands-on training provided by local employers, educators and skilled trades associations. Each April, seventh and eighth grade ...

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Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

Posted by on Feb 21, 2020 in Social Buzz | No Comments

Check out this interesting Design Related podcast titled 99% Invisible! 99% Invisible is a podcast hosted by Roman Mars, and it explores “the unnoticed architecture and designs that shape our world.” I discovered the podcast while attending the American Institute of Architects Women’s Leadership Summit in September of 2019. This conference was a three-day ...

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Trends in Creative Placemaking on Problem Properties (2019) & The Iowa Living Roadways Community Visioning Program

Posted by on Oct 25, 2019 in Social Buzz | No Comments

Revitalizing communities and neighborhoods often start with small efforts that lead to greater and broader initiatives. This approach is important because it is practical and effective by proposing a small initial project that is easy to execute to demonstrate a success to neighbors and community members. This small success also serves as a visible seed ...

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Sarah’s Favorite Things – Online

Posted by on Dec 5, 2018 in Social Buzz | No Comments

This blog post is inspired by Oprah – here are a few of my favorite things to waste entirely too much time online. Art Fido for interesting videos – I am constantly looking at personal growth and what are my next big goals in life. Those soul searches have led me to Ruth Soukup ...

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ABANDONED – A Viceland Show

Posted by on Nov 19, 2018 in Social Buzz | No Comments

For those of you who may not have a particular type of streaming, cable or satellite service, a few years ago History 2 was taken over by the VICELAND channel. It is the brainchild of famous director Spike Jonze, whose repertoire includes acclaimed films such as Being John Malkovich, Her, and the famed… Jackass franchise ...

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