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The Societal Significance of Architecture

Art is, in some ways, victimized by the masses, for the self-indulgent nature of its creators but mostly due to a forgivable absence of self-awareness on the part of the viewer. Many fail to recognize just how easily influenced they are in their response to their environment. Read More

Timber Construction in the 21st Century

The DIRTT Approach to construction’s foundation is in the ability to change, while also maintaining the power to remain the same. It has allowed for speedy changes to long-lasting solutions and the freedom to change one’s mind. The introduction of DIRTT’s timber construction has aligned with DIRTT’s core Read More

When Fashion Meets Furniture

The often laborious, extraneous task of picking out one’s outfit for the day is put into perspective when one has to choose the furniture that they will put in their home or office. Generally, we like to furnish our homes and offices with pieces that will make Read More

A New Age of Virtual Reality

“The ultimate display would, of course, be a room within which the computer can control the existence of matter. A chair displayed in such a room would be good enough to sit in, handcuffs displayed would be confining and a bullet displayed in such a room would Read More

Redesigning Times Square

Anyone that lives or works in New York knows that we all do our best to avoid Times Square. It is nearly impossible to get around and there are Disney characters everywhere you turn. With new laws limiting the mobs of characters to designated areas, there is Read More

6 Ways New Yorkers Can Improve the Environment

It may be difficult to believe that a single individual’s actions can have such a tremendous impact on a planet that is so large. We think of ourselves as just a tiny aspect of a huge problem. This absolves us of responsibility, or at least we think Read More

Bauhaus and Its Influence on Modern Design

When examining art from past centuries, one can see everything from the method in which it was created to the socioeconomic climate in which it was conceived under. Harsh political, social or economic realities have provided the world with an abundance of anguish but with that, some of Read More

Designing the Space for Autism

Designing for Autism

According to the Center for Disease Control, one in sixty-eight American children are diagnosed with autism. Those with autism are highly sensitive to sight, sound, as well as touch and this can make it difficult for individuals on the spectrum to function within an enclosed space. Finding Read More

Designing the Workplace for Eye Wellness

Design the Workplace for Eye Wellness

Nowadays, many spend hours in front of a computer screen during their day job, and this is expected. We as a society depend heavily on technology in order to accomplish day to day tasks in a more efficient matter. While technology is valuable, it does have a Read More

Honoring Zaha Hadid

Today is a sad day in the architecture world, as British-based architect Zaha Hadid has unexpectedly passed away at the age of 65. Hadid was known for her dedication to innovation in architecture, as she often publicly stated her opposition to traditionalism. Hadid became the  first woman to Read More

The Societal Significance of Architecture

Feb 7, 2017

Art is, in some ways, victimized by the masses, for the self-indulgent nature of its creators but mostly due to a forgivable absence of self-awareness on the part of the viewer. Many fail to recognize just how easily influenced they are in their response to their environment. Read More

Timber Construction in the 21st Century

Dec 19, 2016

The DIRTT Approach to construction’s foundation is in the ability to change, while also maintaining the power to remain the same. It has allowed for speedy changes to long-lasting solutions and the freedom to change one’s mind. The introduction of DIRTT’s timber construction has aligned with DIRTT’s core Read More

When Fashion Meets Furniture

Oct 27, 2016

The often laborious, extraneous task of picking out one’s outfit for the day is put into perspective when one has to choose the furniture that they will put in their home or office. Generally, we like to furnish our homes and offices with pieces that will make Read More

A New Age of Virtual Reality

Sep 22, 2016

“The ultimate display would, of course, be a room within which the computer can control the existence of matter. A chair displayed in such a room would be good enough to sit in, handcuffs displayed would be confining and a bullet displayed in such a room would Read More

Redesigning Times Square

Aug 2, 2016

Anyone that lives or works in New York knows that we all do our best to avoid Times Square. It is nearly impossible to get around and there are Disney characters everywhere you turn. With new laws limiting the mobs of characters to designated areas, there is Read More

6 Ways New Yorkers Can Improve the Environment

Jul 6, 2016

It may be difficult to believe that a single individual’s actions can have such a tremendous impact on a planet that is so large. We think of ourselves as just a tiny aspect of a huge problem. This absolves us of responsibility, or at least we think Read More

Bauhaus and Its Influence on Modern Design

Jun 13, 2016

When examining art from past centuries, one can see everything from the method in which it was created to the socioeconomic climate in which it was conceived under. Harsh political, social or economic realities have provided the world with an abundance of anguish but with that, some of Read More

Designing for Autism

Designing the Space for Autism

May 7, 2016

According to the Center for Disease Control, one in sixty-eight American children are diagnosed with autism. Those with autism are highly sensitive to sight, sound, as well as touch and this can make it difficult for individuals on the spectrum to function within an enclosed space. Finding Read More

Design the Workplace for Eye Wellness

Designing the Workplace for Eye Wellness

Apr 24, 2016

Nowadays, many spend hours in front of a computer screen during their day job, and this is expected. We as a society depend heavily on technology in order to accomplish day to day tasks in a more efficient matter. While technology is valuable, it does have a Read More

Honoring Zaha Hadid

Mar 31, 2016

Today is a sad day in the architecture world, as British-based architect Zaha Hadid has unexpectedly passed away at the age of 65. Hadid was known for her dedication to innovation in architecture, as she often publicly stated her opposition to traditionalism. Hadid became the  first woman to Read More

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