Residential Feature Articles

Making Artful Transitions at YW Hub Calgary
Making Artful Transitions at YW Hub Calgary
09/15/2020

Read Time: 8 minutes

10 Projects that Build Connection in Communities
10 Projects that Build Connection in Communities
04/01/2020

Read Time: 3 minutes
We’re all a part of communities—large, small, near, far and differently-abled—that intersect and interact in various ways. In pursuit of a more harmonious society, it seems imperative to encourage empathy, connection, and understanding, so we examine 10 projects that build connections of all kinds: between individuals one-on-one, close to home and across the world; both in the abstract and tangibly.

The Big One—Montréal Student Housing
The Big One—Montréal Student Housing
12/17/2019

Read Time: 5.5 minutes

Entro (Toronto) embarked on the fourth in a series of independently operated student housing development projects, this time in Montréal, where they weren’t afraid to go bright and bold.

2019 SEGD Global Design Awards Sylvia Harris Winner, Skyline Wayfinding (image: sign mounted on top corner of building)
2019 SEGD Global Design Awards Sylvia Harris Winner, Skyline Wayfinding
06/18/2019

Read Time: 4.5 minutes

South Korean design firm YiEUM Partners and the Seoul Metropolitan Government worked together to design and develop the 2019 SEGD Global Design Awards Sylvia Harris and Merit Award-winning project "Skyline Wayfinding," a much-needed wayfinding system that transformed navigation in the maze-like Geumho-dong neighborhood.

Entro at Centennial College
Entro Gets Cooking at Centennial College
12/20/2017

The Entro (Toronto) design team whips up some tasteful branding, wayfinding, and placemaking solutions for Centennial College’s School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts.

2 Girls Building, Melbourne
Art as Architecture in Melbourne
06/24/2015

Bringing art to life with sculptural architecture

Art as architecture, or architecture as art? The 2 Girls Building in Melbourne brings art to life with a photographic skin and sculptural elements that recreate Australian photographer Samantha Everton’s vivid photo Masquerade, which depicts two girls in a theatrical domestic setting.

Stockwell Park Estate Signage and Wayfinding
04/16/2014

No Place Like Home

Hat-Trick Design’s wayfinding system celebrates the rich cultural mix in one of London’s inner-city social housing estates.

Ponce City Market Environmental Graphics and Placemaking
03/26/2014

Ponce Upon a Time

YOHO Clubhouse Environmental Graphics
YOHO Clubhouse Environmental Graphics
01/06/2014

Urban + Park = Good Living

One Plus Partnership’s environmental graphics create “green living” for residents of a Hong Kong high-rise.

National Harbor
12/19/2013

On the Waterfront

With the help of environmental graphics, urban design, and public art, National Harbor makes a lasting mark on a blighted stretch of the Potomac.

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