In response to the events that took place mid-2020, CO felt the need to broaden diversity and inclusion initiatives to include justice and equity, creating a CO JEDI Task Force. It can no longer be ignored that racism exists, and CO’s mission is to dismantle systemic racism by taking decisive action and empowering marginalized voices.
Before CO designed a client’s new office space, the design team led the client through a Cultural Change Management process. Programming began with a Visioning Workshop, followed by crew meetings, during which the program and the characteristics of each space in the program were defined with increasing detail. Learn more about the process during the design of the Satellite Design & Prototyping Laboratory.
As the first building on the campus, Sedgwick Hall is a symbol of Rockhurst University’s rich history. In this journal post, learn how CO celebrates and uncovers 100+ years of history in this newly renovated building.
CO Architects worked closely with this client to transform their space into a functional, integrative and collaborative office environment with work showcased on a “tour route” for the public and their future clients.