December 4, 2017

Every couple of months, MKM shuts down our office to host a public event we affectionately call the "Fishbowl." It's an afternoon where we invite some of our closest and most interesting friends to share their work and discuss their ideas. With topics ranging from coal...

November 8, 2017

1. Where did you grow up? I grew up in rural Edgerton Ohio (the rural part is important).

2. What makes you come into work every day? The unrelenting drive to improve, to learn, to be with my team, and to work with our clients/partners. I truly enjoy taking these metaph...

August 21, 2017

The laws and regulations that define economic development within our cities have had a direct impact on public health for centuries. In fact, modern zoning ordinances as many of us know them are a direct outgrowth of a cholera outbreak London experienced during the 185...

July 27, 2017

The backbone to every good neighborhood is a functioning relationship among three places: home, work and social hubs. These hubs, more commonly referred to as “third places,” are the gatekeepers to our community’s personality. They are the landscapes in which we intera...

May 9, 2017

During this National Nurses Week (May 6-12), MKM would like to take a moment to show our appreciation to all nurses across the healthcare continuum. We aim to make our work a reflection of the time and energy nurses put into their jobs every day, while striving to make...

March 21, 2017

Cooperation is a basic instinct.  We find it prevalent all through nature, from large whales to ant colonies.  Evolutionary biologists refer to it as “reciprocal altruism” – the desire to try and anticipate what others need and want. Humans are no different. Not only d...

March 2, 2017

Historically, hospitals were considered necessary institutions within a community, places reserved for those in need of care. However, today’s healthcare facilities are much more civic in their design and use – playing a meaningful role in the vibrancy and health of th...

February 22, 2017

Being a patient is stressful. Just the idea of needing to go to the doctor or schedule an appointment can cause anxiety. For many, it can also be the moment we question our own independence as we come to grips with the fact we might need the assistance of care provider...

April 22, 2014

Midwestern cities are in flux. They are in the process of redefinition; and while many are desperately exploring how they will survive the growing realities of community competition, there is one metric that seems to matter most - the power of place.  Read More

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