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HCM Launches Inaugural Day of Giving!

In celebration of the firm’s 40th anniversary, Hord Coplan Macht is launching a Day of Giving. On June 30, every HCM team member will be given the opportunity to donate, through their paychecks, to one of a number of local charities. In addition, HCM will also donate $40 (one dollar for every year of our operation) […]

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Introducing HCM Perspectives

Perspective is in the eye of the beholder Perspective. We all desire it. To have an informed and insightful view of our world and place in it. Yet in our work, perspective is also about design; it’s about giving depth and dimension to a space in order to communicate a realistic feel to the viewer. Perspective […]

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Putting Evidence-Based Design to the Test

There’s a lot of focus on innovation these days; from artificial intelligence and age reversal, to self-driving cars and Wi-Fi refrigerators, there are countless visions for what the future could look like. But with all that talk, the real question is: What separates great ideas from functional solutions? At Hord Coplan Macht, we believe one […]

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Get to Know HCM’s New Principal, Chan Byun

Hord Coplan Macht is starting 2017 off on a high note, bringing veteran education designer Chan Byun, AIA, LEED AP on as Principal and Senior Designer in the education studio. As a leader in HCM’s higher education practice with 27 years of proven experience and a deep passion for design, Byun is a valuable addition […]

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The Cool Box / Hilary Thomas, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

The Hord Coplan Macht Cool Box is a place to get to know some of the people and personalities who are delivering great ideas and leading work for our clients. In the Cool Box today: Hilary Thomas, Associate, Education Studio.   Did you have an “ah-ha” moment where you knew you wanted to be an […]

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Hord Coplan Macht 40th Anniversary

On December 15, 2017, Hord Coplan Macht will celebrate our 40th anniversary. We are starting the celebration now with use of a special symbol that signifies 40 years of practice. For the next 12 months, it will appear on our letterhead, on signs, ads, social media and other places.  It’s a reminder and a prompt […]

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Happy Autumn Equinox!

Did you know Autumn Equinox is the day most modeling programs want to measure daylight?  And Here are 5 Other Things You May Not Know About Daylight in Buildings.   Windows account for only a portion of a building’s design, but architects go to great lengths to ensure exposure to daylight is maximized (Why? Just […]

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Teaching Sustainability to Future Leaders!

In May 2015, ground broke for the Hord Coplan Macht-designed Stargate School Campus serving primary and secondary students, setting Stargate on the path to become the only Charter School Campus within Colorado.  This April, Stargate reached out to Hord Coplan Macht to speak on design and sustainability in the built environment.  The students and HCM’s Ryan […]

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Carol Macht receives Award for Distinction 2016

We are excited and pleased to share this great news with everyone! Congratulations to Carol Macht on receiving the Award for Distinction 2016 from the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, her Alma mater. The Awards for Distinction recognize Sam Fox School alumni and other individuals for professional achievement in […]

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