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Case Study: UC Berkeley

In Blog, Design Resource, Wood is Good by Morgan Dix

Summary: UC Berkeley built an award winning state of the art LEED gold residence hall called Martinez Commons. DCI furnished it with sustainable solid hardwood and custom designed bedroom and common room furniture. Case Study: UC Berkeley Project Name: Martinez Commons Project Location: Berkeley, CA Dates: 2013 Project Size: 416 Beds, Single & Double Story …

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Case Study: UCLA University Apartments

In Blog, Design Resource, Occupancy by Morgan Dix

Summary: UCLA wanted to upgrade the design standard for their off-campus housing. Working with UCLA’s Director of University Apartments, we tailored an elegant solution that blends sustainability, durability, modern design, and a sense of space. The UCLA University Apartments project also featured a unique solution to help manage a surge …

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Case Study: Fordham University

In Beds, Blog, Recycle, Repurpose by Morgan Dix

Summary: Fordham University maintains a strong commitment to sustainability, and that’s made them an ideal parter for DCI over the years. In 2014, DCI partnered with Fordham University to furnish their stunning new Law School and residence hall at Lincoln Center. Around the same time, DCI was responsible for recycling 300 sets of furniture at …

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How To Increase Room Occupancy When Your School Has Limited Space

In Blog by Amos Kober

Do you struggle with limited residential space and climbing enrollment? Given the trends in declining college enrollment, it’s a good problem to have. You need to house more students but you can’t exactly create space out of thin air. Or can you? In many respects, this is a design issue. …

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DCI VP Honored With WACUHO’s R.W. Gang Award

In Blog by Morgan Dix

  April is award season in California at the WACUHO annual conference WACE 2018. DCI’s VP Amos Kober received the R. W. Gang award for dedication, partnership, and contributions to #WACUHO this week. Amos received the special recognition in front of the entire conference at a luncheon. The R.W. Gang Award is named in memory …

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Case Study: UCLA Weyburn Terrace

In Blog by Morgan Dix

Summary: UCLA needed to upgrade their graduate housing and their design standard at Weyburn Terrace. Working with the architects and Rick Pulley design, we tailored an elegant solution that blends durability, sustainability, modern design, and a sense of space. Case Study: UCLA Project Name: Weyburn Terrace Paseo & Commons Apartments Location: Westwood, Los Angeles …