Author: Rachel Barker

Rachel Barker is a ULI intern and recent graduate of George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Articles by Rachel Barker

  • Office Boundaries and Open Spaces
    Published on June 21, 2012 in Planning & Design
    Although trends in office design favor open, collaborative work spaces—with communal tables and devoid of cubicles, private offices, and many hallmarks of traditional workplace culture—for some businesses it still makes sense to take a more traditional approach to workplace design.
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies Challenges American Cities to Solve Problems, Share Solutions
    Published on June 13, 2012 in Market Trends
    Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Mayors Challenge, a competition to inspire American cities to generate innovative and replicable ideas that improve city life. Bloomberg Philanthropies will award one $5 million grand prize and four $1 million additional prizes to the cities with the best ideas.
  • Coast-to-Coast for a Cause
    Published on September 04, 2010 in Market Trends
    A ULI trustee prepares to bike across the United States in 12 days to help kids left homebound by cancer and other illnesses.