Our challenge was to take these two things — a laundromat and a lounge — and combine them in a comfortable and welcoming space. We had to balance the functional, utilitarian concept of the laundromat with an attractive, stylish lounge.
Johnston Design Group donates restorative design for historic McClaren project in downtown Greenville
Restorative design lends itself to other values we support — urban renewal, affordable housing and social justice. We’re proud to help restore the former McClaren Medical Shelter as a community center honoring Dr. Edward E. McClaren.
The Friday, December 18 edition of The New York Times has a feature on 2020’s transformation of New York’s streets. City officials redirected vehicular traffic and turned over 83 miles of streets to people on foot or riding bikes. Restaurants and retailers started doing business alfresco.
Designing for wellness has been a key design driver from the beginning of The Water Tower visioning process. Even before the current pandemic, we’ve known the health impact of the built environment in general and building interiors specifically.
We celebrate June 19 to honor that which is sacred in all of us. As one of our associates, Byron Jefferies, said, “I was happy to see more Juneteenth coverage in the news this year. It’s one of the most important events in our country’s history and often overlooked.”
A thoughtfully conceived built environment enhances our well being. This article from The New Yorker offers a pause for reflection for what that might be like in the near future.
- We turn 20 this year
- Lydia Lehman earns LEED® certification
- Design combining two things that typically don’t go together
- Hooray for Earth Day!
- Johnston Design Group welcomes Jon Haile
- Johnston Design Group donates restorative design for historic McClaren project in downtown Greenville
- Remembering one of the great voices of our time
- Restorative design and a skilled builder make the living easy