Decoding Design focuses on product, process and industrial design and architecture and how that approach can be applied to systems and infrastructure.
Outdoor gear manufacturer The North Face is speeding up its innovation and design processes by assembling a new lab and deploying fresh strategies. Patrick Hamilton, the company's Director of...
November 16, 2011 8:18pm |
Can better design keep hospital staff safe and waiting patients calm?
November 16, 2011 6:22pm |
The head of the Diabetes team at Sanofi U.S. discusses lessons learned from hosting an open design competition to create easy-to-use disease-management apps.
November 16, 2011 8:56am |
The Beltline isn't Atlanta's answer to the High Line, despite having one of the same design firms at the helm.
1 | November 15, 2011 10:02pm |
As the tools and knowledge base for engineering genetic codes advance, the tools for designing the end product have limited usefulness.
2 | November 15, 2011 9:50pm |
A symposium at Yale University debated how to build safely in countries that have no building codes.
November 15, 2011 4:42am |
An Illinois non-profit has created the Open Socket prosthetic arm, a low-cost, easy-to-use device intended for developing-world amputees. Its design and price tag will likely attract...
1 | November 14, 2011 8:30am |
Funeral homes tend to be so...funereal. But clad in glass and Jerusalem stone, the new, airy home of Chicago Jewish Funerals breaks the funeral home mold.
November 14, 2011 6:30am |
A makeshift community rises out of a flooded neighborhood of Bangkok.
1 | November 13, 2011 7:02pm |
Veteran architect Edward Mazria is pushing younger designers to integrate carbon-neutral building operation into their work through Architecture 2030.
November 11, 2011 10:53am |
A new report from the American Institute of Architects outlines how delaying building projects is affecting the economy, as well as progress in eco-friendly construction.
1 | November 11, 2011 7:48am |
The Glacier Discovery Walk juts from the natural landscape of the Columbia Icefields at Canada's Jasper National Park, acting as a gateway to the surrounding environment.
November 11, 2011 5:00am |
Rammed earth construction offers a history lesson in naturally sustainable building methods.
1 | November 10, 2011 7:27pm |
On November 10, more than 200 events in dozens of nations will be held in honor of World Usability Day. More than a holiday, it's a movement to design products and services that are easier to use.
1 | November 9, 2011 8:27pm |
Less drama and less waste mark the blueprints for residential design in the US.
4 | November 9, 2011 7:52pm |
An entry in this year's WAN Awards: the 100 year-old building transformed into green office space for GE's Renewable Energy Division.
1 | November 9, 2011 5:00pm |
The agency has turned to experts who design camouflage for military applications to reduce the visual impact of new buildings on otherwise wild lands.
3 | November 9, 2011 12:19pm |
The winning entry for the Piraeus Tower competition is an eco-friendly relative of skyscrapers and earthscrapers.
November 8, 2011 8:08pm |
Thanks to a new, innovative roof, Germany's Speedskating Stadium Inzell has earned the title of best sports building in the 2011 World Architecture Awards.
November 8, 2011 6:34pm |
Philips has unveiled a sleek, in-home beekeeping system. Is this the future of urban beekeeping?
3 | November 8, 2011 3:00pm |