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“The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | Delivery

We are finally to the fourth phase of the Abacus 4D Approach: Delivery. Our Delivery Phase is the integration of Project Construction Documents into actual construction of the facility. Up to this point, the development of the project (Discovery Phase through the Development Phase) was the responsibility of Abacus Architects, Johnsonville Sausage, IBC Engineering, Ambrose … Continue reading “The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | Delivery

“The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | Development

Sorry for the short break in our posts.  I have been busy working through items in the Delivery Phase of our 4D approach.  More on that later. Over the past few posts we have covered the Design Phase.  Today we kick off the third leg of the Abacus 4D Approach – “Development”.  The Development Phase … Continue reading “The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | Development

“The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | Design

DESIGN We are onto the second piece of the Abacus 4D Approach – DESIGN What is Design? “a plan or drawing produced to show the look and function or workings of a building before it is built” While this definition is simple and to the point, our definition of Design is more complex.  Design must … Continue reading “The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | Design

“The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | Discovery

Hope everyone enjoyed YPWeek. We are ready to begin the Abacus 4D Approach.  The first dimension of our approach is “Discovery”.  It is during this time that our Team helps our client establish the Vision of the project.  What are the stakeholder’s goals, objectives, parameters, budgets, dreams?  How do we tie #JVLWay and #RelationalArchitecture into … Continue reading “The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | Discovery

“The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | The Architecture of Recruitment

Today we are thrilled to kickoff worldwide an in depth series “The Path We Follow” about Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition.  I will be your narrator on this journey, and would be grateful for you to join us as this story unfolds. -Kurt Davis Project Architect “Greatness is a Journey, Not a Destination” –Ralph  C. Stayer, … Continue reading “The Path We Follow” Johnsonville’s New Corporate Headquarters Addition | The Architecture of Recruitment