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Hospitality Design & Wellness

Wellness travelers seek innovative and even eccentric ways to improve their health and wellbeing while on vacation. Wimberly, Allison, Tong & Goo (WATG) one of the world’s leading design firms, claims that hospitality trends in the wellness sector will be based upon: enhancing mental health, preventing illness, supporting a variety of dietary restrictions, and creating stimulating sensory experiences. Say goodbye …

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Project Spotlight: French Hospital Private Tour

Time for another update on a key healthcare design project here in San Luis Obispo. Last week project architect Ellen Goodwin joined president and CEO of French Hospital Alan Iftiniuk along with Peter Oppenheimer at a special tour of the developing facility. There were roughly 40 people in attendance, including the hospital’s foundation members and media. The theme of the …

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Sensorio Summer Update

From renovating historical landmarks to helping artists craft their masterpieces, Studio Design Group Architects has been committed to community culture for more than three decades. Our latest commercial design project is an especially exciting one for the Central Coast community – we’re building a permanent building at Sensorio in Paso Robles! Construction will start within the next year, so stay …

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Champions in Healthcare Luncheon

Once again, a big congratulations to our very own Ellen Goodwin! Last week Ellen was recognized as a Champion in Healthcare by the Pacific Coast Business Times. The organization held a celebratory luncheon at the Tower Club in Oxnard, where the 9 nominees were commended for their outstanding work. Key figures throughout the Central Coast and California came to share …

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Ellen Goodwin: Champion in Healthcare

Congrats to our very own Ellen Goodwin! She has been honored as a Champion in Healthcare from The Pacific Coast Business Times, a weekly business journal subscription serving the Central Coast. The journal holds an annual award program that spotlights leaders in the healthcare realm every year. This year’s theme is: Managing Disruption, and Ellen was recognized for her innovative work on …

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Commercial Design: How Office Design Can Reduce Stress

Here at Studio Design Group Architects, we design buildings with one thing in mind—people. Our architects carefully plan to ensure that the ergonomics and aesthetic of a space meet human needs, and enhance rather than harm human performance. Workplace culture throughout the U.S. often involves late nights, blinding fluorescent lights, and unhealthy sitting positions, all of which contribute to increasing stress …

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Branding a Healthcare Office Through Architecture

When it comes to healthcare design, our team has experienced the first-hand effects architecture can play in one’s well-being. Whether you’re a patient, physician, or family member, there is no doubt that a depressing space can exacerbate emotions. For this reason and many others, it is important to carefully brand every healthcare office and waiting room not only to align with …

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Studio Design Group Architects Healthcare Design: How Sounds Save Lives

Studio Design Group Architects is made up of people passionate about designing mindful and efficient spaces where both caregivers and patients may feel at peace. Our experienced experts know the OSHPD health care building code inside and out, and design with attention to detail. The team at Studio Design Group Architects understands that effective healthcare design demands balance between form and function …

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Project Update: Field of Light at Sensorio

Our project architect Ariana Melendez is excited to announce that Field of Light at Sensorio will be open for visitors in May of 2019. Entirely powered by solar, Field of Light at Sensorio is a colorful new destination located off Highway 46 East between Airport and Dry Creek roads. The illuminated art installation was designed by the internationally acclaimed artist, Bruce Munro. Field …

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Virtual Reality & Healthcare Design

Here at Studio Design Group Architects, we are constantly educating ourselves on the latest technology invigorating the realm of healthcare design. Every year there is a new advancement—whether it is a construction program that allows for more spot-on project time and cost estimates, or drones that can survey a building site in thirty minutes, one break through seems to come right …

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How Healthcare Design Can Help Relieve Clinician Burnout

Healthcare design is constantly changing and modernizing, especially here in San Luis Obispo. In the realm of hospital renovations, patient comfort and spatial efficiency is the top priority for architects as they revamp an aging facility. This is a valid strategy, however, the comfort of clinicians is often overlooked. The US is currently experiencing a clinician burnout crisis, and it comes …

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Healthcare Design Today

At Studio Design Group Architects, we understand that healthcare design is extremely complex. Master plans must account for the diverse functions of the hospital, as well as the human needs of the patients and their families. Past facility designs have proven to be inefficient, unsafe, and stifling to technological growth, which has led to a current health care building boom. The …

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Employee Spotlight: Macy Mockford

Here at Studio Design Group Architects in San Luis Obispo, we’re excited to welcome Project Technician Macy Mockford to the team! Here are five facts you need to know about Macy: 1. The Cal Poly grad previously worked in accounting while pursuing her degree. Her background in numbers taught her attention to detail she puts into practice daily here in the office …

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2018 Holiday Celebration

Our annual holiday party was a stellar success this year! In keeping with tradition, our tight-knit team of architects gathered at Windows on the Water in Morro Bay. Beyond the amazing food, sweeping bay views offered a sneak peek of the annual holiday boat parade, and we celebrated the season with games and a (pretty entertaining) gift exchange. This year we are …

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Commercial Design: How Social Media is Influencing Restaurant Design

When it comes to commercial restaurant design in 2019, over the top greenery and free WiFi no longer cut it for tech-savvy millennial customers. The consumer intelligence firm Maru/Matchbox found that 69 percent of millennials take a photo or video of their food before eating, which has deeply impacted our culture’s expectations of a dining experience. Architects in San Luis Obispo are …

Commercial Design: Hitachi Zosen INOVA Anaerobic Digestion Plant Now Open

*Photo courtesy of Hitachi Zosen INOVA, Kompogas Plant Studio Design Group is thrilled to announce that the Hitachi Zosen INOVA anaerobic digestion plant we designed and helped to remodel is now open! Our team is proud to have served as the Architect of this important green endeavor to benefit our Central Coast community by reducing landfill waste and providing renewable energy. Located …

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Hospitality Design: Looking Ahead – Expect to see this hotel design trend everywhere in 2019

When it comes to San Luis Obispo hospitality design, Studio Design Group Architects understands how guests want to feel when they’re away from home. In the year ahead, prepare to see more personalized guest experiences in hotels across the Central Coast (http://sdgarchitects.com/our-projects/hospitality) and the world. Here at Studio Design Group Architects in San Luis Obispo, we expect this trend to be the …

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Commercial Design: Modern Restaurant Design Trends

With food delivery services more popular than ever, more restaurants are utilizing fresh design to add visual interest to their space and attract a new number of Instagram-happy guests. Here at Studio Design Group Architects, our San Luis Obispo architecture firm has spent over 30 years designing buildings with one thing in mind – people. Today our team is sharing the …