A stunning time lapse video of One World Trade Center’s construction – can’t wait to see the completed video.
Very interesting discussion regarding the cost of higher education from the On-Point radio show. The panel focuses on the University of Texas and Gov. Rick Perry’s push for a $10,000 Bachelor’s degree. Perry believes schools should drive down costs with smarter use of technology and a shifting focus on job-training skills. The discussion is definitely [...]
Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer says no more working from home for her staff, but wait, wasn’t that the future? This NPR On-Point pod-cast takes a good look at both sides of the issue in and out of the valley and raises the question … can corporate collaboration thrive virtually? Here’s another look at the topic [...]
There is a great article and short documentary from Fast Company you should read today about Connective Networks and interactive design. It offers some important insights into future trends from many leading researchers, designers and entrepreneurs. Connecting (Full Film) from Bassett & Partners on Vimeo.
I have not thought about Virtual Reality in awhile, until reading a lot of press on the Oculus headset from the 2013 Consumer Electronic Show. Oculus began as a KickStarter project and is now shipping a developer kit that works with the Unity and Unreal gaming engines. The consumer version of the headset is scheduled [...]
Cannon Design has launched its official app. The Cannon Design iOS app shares the ideas, people and projects embodying our firm’s trademark SFMO culture. The app provides direct feeds to the firm’s innovations, video library, project portfolio and news updates. The app can be downloaded for free in the iTunes store. Many people deserve thanks [...]
My guess is that Apple (and every other manufacture) will be making something like the below technology pretty soon and we’ll all be wearing them. UP is a system (wristband + app) designed for your everyday life. The wristband tracks your movement and sleep in the background. The app displays your data, lets you add [...]
This week in Colorado, Starbucks opened a store unlike any before it. There are no leather chairs or free power outlets. In fact, there’s no space for the customer at all. Starbucks has re-imagined the coffee hut as a “modern modular,” LEED-certified drive- thru and walk-up shop. Here’s the full story on the new Starbucks. What [...]
If you’re looking to be inspired this Monday morning, take a look at the Mars Greeley Haven 360 Panoramas available at this link. The views are stunning and when you stop to think about what you’re viewing – it’s nearly impossible not to be inspired. Through Greeley Haven, scientists are studying the interior of Mars, [...]
This is a great article by Brenna Sniderman focusing on the results of a Forbes Study which isolates and identifies five major personalities crucial to fostering a healthy atmosphere of innovation within an organization. A great line from the article is “An effective and productive culture of innovation is like a good minestrone soup: it needs [...]
Brett McQuillan - 14 Jun 2013
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architectrix - 05 Jun 2013
To keep learning and to keep teaching and to keep listening and to keep tal...
Yemm & Hart Ltd - 03 Jun 2013
"Personally" - to bring "heart" into everything I do. ~ Deborah Hart Yemm
Iryna - 28 May 2013
Hi all team of Cannon Design! I have visited your office on Doors Open eve...
Susan Welker, AIA - 18 May 2013
Exactly! I did research during my Masters in Architecture about how more w...