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    How Modular Architecture is Shaping the Future of Design

    For any discussion about the future of design – modular architecture is now part of that conversation. Trends in the field point to it as well. Back in 2015, the Modular Building Institute notes that modular construction constituted 2.9% of all construction while expecting it to grow to 5% in 2020. As it turns out, […]
    Group photo of the Otak DJC Women of Vision 2023 award recipients.

    Three Otakians Honored as DJC Women of Vision!

    November 1, 2023

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    Introducing Imagination (and Legos) to the Design Charrette Process with Friends of the Children-SW Washington

    Critical to the design process in our architecture practice, the charrette represents a crucial step toward achieving practical, beautiful buildings with the needs of the community in mind. But what exactly is a design charrette? Simply put, the design charrette is a short and collaborative meeting during which an architect or client can share their […]

    Otak Wins at DJC Top Projects Awards

    June 7, 2023

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    Pushing the Boundaries of Affordable Housing

    With their associated regulations and additional costs, affordable housing mandates are one set of hurdles developers face when seeking approval for new housing projects. The perceptions of affordable housing and gaining public support is another. Over several projects1, and through direct community involvement, Otak has been addressing these obstacles with success, helping guide new housing […]

    Philip Pittsenbarger Earns Green Globes Certification

    It’s time again for Otak to laud a member of our staff who’s taken tangible steps toward being a more sustainable, environmentally conscious professional. Congratulations to our own Phillip Pittsenbarger, project architect, on earning his Green Globes certification. Philip joined Otak’s architecture group 5½ years ago, specializing in multi-family housing and hospitality, and has current […]