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Research + Benchmarking

Research that educates our design

Design is an industry of constant change and evolution. To be truly successful, you must continually learn. This is the simple idea behind our Research + Benchmarking (R+B) program.

Our designers, planners, engineers, and team members are constantly striving to stay ahead of the curve and provide clients with the most innovative solutions. The Research + Benchmarking (R+B) program helps us do that by providing an internal framework that allows our team to investigate areas where we see opportunity to increase our collective knowledge, study a trend, evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of our designs, and share what we learn with our partners across the globe.  We’re proud that our designs are supported by real research and actual practice, and are committed to continually learning and enhancing the services and expertise we offer to our clients and communities.

Pairing innovation and research with a clear purpose to create meaningful change
Top 150
Hours Annually

Engineering-News Record placed us 12th in their Top 150 Global Design Firms ranking.
Our practitioners work over 3,000 hours every year bringing research and benchmarking programs to life.
We have six active R+B programs with experts working to improve our knowledge and support our designs.

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