Lassonde Studios Quintuples Student-Led Startups on Campus in Two Years


Lassonde Studios has quintupled the number of student-led startups at University of Utah in just two years according to the school’s new 2018 Annual Report for its breakthrough entrepreneurial education building. Uniting four floors of residence space with a 20,000 entrepreneurial “hangar,” the innovative Lassonde Studios is where students from all disciplines come to live, learn and launch companies.

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The Principal Profiles Mehrdad Yazdani


The Principal – an emerging architecture design publication – has profiled Mehrdad Yazdani and the Yazdani Studio of CannonDesign in a new Q+A feature piece. As both a design principal for our national practice and the director of the Yazdani Studio, Mehrdad is one of the most respected architects in the world. He, his studio and CannonDesign have led recent breakthrough projects including Lassonde Studios , Jacobs Medical Center , Museum of Tolerance , Tata Consultancy Services Software Campus , Kaiser Permanente Kraemer Radiation Center among others .

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Contract Publishes Lassonde Studios


Contract has published University of Utah’s Lassonde Studios in its new education issue. The breakthrough entrepreneurial education building stacks four residential floors atop a 20,000 sf startup garage where students live, learn and launch companies. In just two years, the building has more than quadrupled the number of student startups on campus. The full article can be read online.

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Mehrdad Yazdani to Keynote Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture Conference


Mehrdad Yazdani will deliver the keynote presentation at the 2018 Academy for Neuroscience for Architecture (ANFA) conference at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, CA on Saturday, Sept. 22. Mehrdad will focus his presentation on “The Design Process: A Conscious or Unconscious Act” and share his thoughts on the convergence of design, health, neuroscience and more.

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Craig Booth Contributes Article to Prism


Craig Booth recently contributed an article to the online publication, Prism: Sustainability in the Built Environment. The piece features Jacobs Medical Center by Yazdani Studio/CannonDesign and the designing for sustainability and patient and employee well-being.
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