Alaska Design


Workplace Design September 2023 | Dana Nunn, FASID, IIDA, LEED AP, WELL AP I am naturally curious and have long been a proponent of research in design. Whether peer-reviewed academic studies, industry literature scans, surveys, observations, organizational business data mining, or stakeholder interviews, data gathering gives way to insights that influence design approaches, strategies, solutions, […]
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Homes for Heroes: Design for the Unique Housing Needs of Military Families

Homes for Heroes: Design for the Unique Housing Needs of Military Families By Tracy Vanairsdale Designing homes for Alaska’s military and their families is always a true privilege for our team. Whether it’s single family homes, multi-family duplexes or triplexes, or shared housing such as single-enlisted dormitories, we understand the unique challenges all service members […]
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Need Help Selecting Plants for Your Landscape? Ask a Landscape Architect.

Need Help Selecting Plants for Your Landscape? Ask a Landscape Architect. By Erik Jones, Landscape Architect Here in Alaska planting design can be a challenge given our northern climate and wide range of environments. Plant selection can make or break a planting design, so it is essential to consider several factors before putting anything in […]
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Design Week Celebrates Problem-Solving, World-Changing Minds

  Design Week Celebrates Problem-Solving, World-Changing Minds By Leah Boltz, Principal “Anchorage Design Week is an annual gathering of creative minds to promote and provoke design and imagine the future of our city and the North.” It’s Design Week in Anchorage, a time when design professionals, community builders, lovers of design, and those who support […]
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Celebrating Solstice: Daylight & Design

  Celebrating Solstice: Daylight & Design Design in Alaska seeks to find a balance amongst many unique Northern conditions and project demands. Daylight is one of those challenging Alaskan conditions that requires a thoughtful, deliberate approach to optimize daylight at the extremes of and in between summer and winter solstices. The continuum that our extreme […]
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North Pole Vet Hospital: A Renovation & Expansion.

  North Pole Veterinary Hospital, A Renovation and Expansion. Growing out of the space provided by their existing 1980’s facility and site layout, North Pole Veterinary Hospital approached Bettisworth North with a unique design opportunity: to identify a solution to their needs as a vet hospital to include the “Fear Free” pet model. The owners […]
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Congratulations to our Interior Design Director, Dana Nunn!

  Dana Nunn | Interior Design Director ASID National Honors Recipient, 2021 Medalist Award Winner The American Society of Interior Designers/ASID Medalist award recognizes members and partners who have demonstrated outstanding service to ASID, have provided significant contributions to the interior design profession as well as enriched the human experience. “My passion is designing interiors […]
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