Two weeks ago a few of us participated in the annual Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) conference held this year in Providence, RI. We were fortunate to have two of our research papers selected for presentation and in addition I was able to participate on the Great Places Awards Jury. Ashley Marsh and Sarah Malin [...]
Within the past month, two significant global environmental events occurred, the death of Joseph Farman, discoverer of the Ozone Hole, and the first recording of atmospheric CO2 levels above 400 ppm on the Keeling Curve. What connects these events? Reading Joseph Farman’s recent obituary in the New York Times, I was reminded of his Ozone Hole [...]
Stories of leadership are found in all shapes and sizes, both very serious stories and some not so. One excerpt from a new book The Art of Doing:How Superachievers Do What They Do and How They Do It So Well was recently shared on the Fast Company blog titled The Mothership Connection: Funktastic Career Tips From Funk [...]
There has been plenty of discussion about the pace of innovation and change in medicine. Earlier this week, there was an article in Fast Company, Prepare For A Personalized, Preventive Health Care Revolution. The story and themes with a number of links was somewhat built from a new mini-report from the trend-spotting shop, Sparks & [...]
I recently found this article from Fortune which features David Kelley, founder of IDEO, and his thoughts on the evolution of his firm and how the business world is increasingly impacted by design thinking. One of the more powerful quotes comes when he says… “Our real impact on the business world is that the design-thinking [...]
Earlier this week I tweeted a link to a post on Grist http://t.co/iYChhbtqbs that linked to a wonderful infographic from the group, Information is Beautiful.The subject of the graphic is the impact of climate change from released or potentially released carbon dioxide in gigatons. Yup, that’s a lot of tons. The impact is tracked across many categories [...]
Last Wednesday, the AIA and National Institute of Building Science (NIBS) launched a much awaited site, the Building Research Knowledgebase (BRIK). The site’s specific purpose is to allow design professionals both the ability to access and contribute their knowledge to a single online resource. As stated in the article in Architect, the website http://www.brikbase.org will be avaiable [...]
I recently discovered this infographic which summarizes statistics related to social media, technology and mobile from 2012. It’s definitely worth looking through. I found it quite striking that 4.8 billion people on the planet have a mobile device but only 4.2 billion have a toothbrush. There are several other revealing pieces of information throughout the [...]
In the summer issue of Centerline, the newsletter of the Center for the Built Environment (CBE) at the University of California, Berkeley, the feature article is focused on one of our favorite topics, collaboration and workplace productivity. Our research has been exploring these questions related to the design for knowledge work and the new scientific [...]
Latitude, a creative research firm focused on content, technology and learning, recently set out to try and understand audiences’ evolving expectations regarding their everyday content experiences – with TV shows, movies, books, plot-driven video games, news and even advertising. The team used an interesting research method – they spoke with leaders in the emerging transmedia [...]
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...