"Overland has taught me the importance of sustainability and that it exists in all realms of the company including the accounting department. We’ve been able to utilize multiple resources to cut cost and time."
"I’ve learned that each project I immerse myself in is an opportunity to better understand our world and to discover different ways we can care for it. These are lessons that live beyond the project at hand – I love it when what you’ve learned pops up again later on with a colleague that you’ve shared that with. It becomes part of who you are."
Former Haven for Hope Vice President of Strategic Relations & homelessness advocate, Scott Ackerson, shares his reflections on the design experience of the Haven for Hope campus and the continued relationship...
What do technology, sustainability, and inequality have in common?
"Transformational architecture is the result of extensive collaboration and efforts of many. It’s about people, not just projects."
"The most valuable lesson I have learned is how to make a great place. I don’t mean this in the architectural sense of creating great space with our projects—I mean how to create a work environment where employees feel value, ownership, and potential in coming to work every day."
"Overland has embraced a work/life balance that makes it possible for me to be a working mother of two young children. Before departing on my second maternity leave, I encouraged leadership to increase the number of women in the studio to reflect a more diverse and inclusive culture. Since then, all new hires have comprised of approximately 48.7% women."
"Overland has been proactive in understanding who I am, what my strengths are and how to best leverage those so I maximize my impact within the office. By doing so, I am operating from a place of strength and confidence."