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Green Retail: No Time Like the Present

Most retailers are still facing a tough economy, reduced expansion plans and diminished staff. Doing more with less is likely to be a trend for the next few years in retail facility design and construction.

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Thoughts on Retail Design 

Q&A with Michael Bodziner

As 2010 comes to a close, our attention turns to the progress we’ve made this year, and what opportunities lie ahead in 2011. Michael Bodziner, a senior leader of Gensler’s retail practice and principal in our San Francisco office, provides his insights on the state of the retail design industry.

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Design Works: Fairmont Pittsburgh at Three PNC Plaza

Jeff Henry, Design Director at Gensler, sits down with Len Czarnecki, General Manager of the Fairmont Pittsburgh At Three PNC Plaza, to get his thoughts on the hotel’s groundbreaking design.

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The Simple Joy of an Interior Designer

While waiting for a photographer to finish our photo shoot, I gazed at the people walking by me, conversing with one another over cocktails or lounging by the fireplace in the corner of the lobby.

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Dialogues with Gensler: Virtual Retail-ity, Part 2

We recently gathered a great group of clients, partners and friends for an inspiring discussion of retail technology and the rapidly changing relationship between shoppers and shops. Following the event, hosts Barry Bourbon and Michael Bodziner - principals in Gensler's San Francisco office and senior leaders of the firm's retail practice - sat down to share their perspectives on the discussion.

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