Category: Education

Customized outreach focuses on client communications

July 31, 2019

In an increasingly digital world, personal touches like a handwritten thank-you note or a surprise in the mail can connect people in immediate ways. And for nearly 90 years, those relationships have been the bedrock of every TSP project. Open communication remains a big part of how we do our work in partnership with clients. […]

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Put on a blindfold, pick up a fork

June 24, 2019

A project currently under construction will have a lasting impact on how TSP, Inc. architects and engineers design and renovate future buildings.

A recent trip to Aberdeen, SD, re-emphasized the importance of designing for people with different abilities. Four TSP team members – including architects behind the new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired – took part in Dinner for the Dark. Guests wear blindfolds while eating their meals at the event, which supports the South Dakota Federation for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

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If you want to close more deals, start on the front end

October 11, 2018

There’s a reason events such as TED Talks, 1 Million Cups, and PechaKucha Nights draw audiences around the world: The speaker—even more so than the topic—makes the presentation memorable. That’s why TSP, Inc. team members are polishing our skills with help from Parallel Partners, a consulting group based in Northfield, Minn. Parallel Partners is collaborating […]

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Student input sought to design replacement for century-old high school

September 13, 2018

As students and instructors in the Perham-Dent School District in Perham, MN, began voicing what they wanted to see in a new high school, one wish was clear: Let there be light! On Sept. 4, when the 2018-2019 school year officially started, that’s exactly what they found: a light-filled building that, through user input, is designed to enhance the student-staff experience.

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The new green: Decreasing energy use while improving employee well-being

May 29, 2018

Today’s definition of sustainability goes beyond a building’s ecological footprint to create better environments for the people who work, play, heal, and learn inside these structures. To fully capture their return on green initiatives, leaders must select the right options to fit their culture, market, and budget. The most efficient design and features aren’t sustainable unless […]

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