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Hopkins Architects has completed the Buhais Geology Park Interpretive Centre on a former prehistoric sea in the emirate of Sharjah, UAE.

Originally built in 1943 for the construction of Howard Hughes’ H-4 Hercules airplane, this 450,000-square-foot hangar now houses a new technological marvel. 

How a handful of traditional design programs are staying ahead of the curve

Choose your weapon for fast and efficient architectural creativity this year.

Men still comprise the majority of speaker lineups...

A recent event at Haworth’s Philadelphia showroom revealed the importance of empathy and engagement in designing more inclusive workplaces.

COBE has completed the Halftime building at the Adidas headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany, which is distinguished by a giant rhomboid-shaped roof.

A sampling of work and commentary by some of the type aficionados who have been featured in the pages of Communication Arts.

When she taught first-graders in Bethesda public schools, Ann Friedman relied on activities to engage them.

The webinar will cover a brief introduction to Daktronics and the lessons learned in building high-resolution direct view LED screens as well as the questions you should be asking.

Thirst founder Rick Valicenti will begin again outside the current office with a network of local and global collaborators, while his former partners, John Pobojewski and Bud Rodecker, create a new

From the unseen subterranean world of London’s Tube network, to flying’s 5.7 million ton waste problem, here are the year’s most popular exhibition stories on Design Week.

From influencing voters to making veganism mainstream, graphic design can change people's behavior.

Op-ed: How architecture is challenging privilege and power

Substance by Adobe is fast becoming the go-to resource for material textures in the architectural visualization industry, and when one feasts their eyes on the following images, it’s not hard to se

Inspired by and in collaboration with Tonika Lewis Johnson's Folded Map photography project, Borderless designed an interactive map installation of Chicago to visualize the powerful geographic comp

Physical spaces become the canvas for this Brooklyn-based experience design firm’s dynamic, data-driven visualizations.

British historian, curator and broadcaster Gus Casely-Hayford has been appointed the inaugural director of V&A East, the South Kensington museum's east London outpost.

The new lab will host community talks and exhibitions, workshops and offer rapid prototyping facilities for local and international designers.

A new show in Norwich is showcasing the work of five creative studios.

The recently published book, Women in Design: From Aino Aalto to Eva Zeisel, by mother and daughter duo Charlotte and Clementine Fiell aims to redress the balance of current scholarship about the h

Visix Inc. has won the Silver Davey Award for its custom interactive signage design at the Adele H. Stamp Student Union at the University of Maryland.

Shopping for current, future, or wannabe architects? From carbon-conscious collectibles to design-minded accessories, ARCHITECT has you covered.

Are you guilty of implementing these rendering faux pas?

Videos of a new product being called an invisibility cloak recently surfaced online.

Sheppard Robson has unveiled the mixed-use Citicape House in London that will have the "largest living wall in Europe" to help improve local air quality.

"Should architects design provocatively ugly architecture that does not conform to Instagram's aesthetic conventions?"

The 3rd International Placemaking Week, presented by Project for Public Spaces (PPS) took place on October 1-4, 2019 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

The Japanese word Bakeru means ‘transform,’ and the sentiments behind its usage are particularly important to the Northern Tohoku folk traditions that stress the eventuality of transmigration betwe

Read about the latest incredible airports and some that are on the drawing boards at the moment.

In the two years since Sidewalk Labs pitched its vision for a grand smart city development — encompassing an entire neighborhood on the Toronto waterfront — the project has been beset by controvers

Malta, a town in Latvia, could be hardly compared to its southern namesake in terms of climate, however, its landscape is equally beautiful.

A part of Bolshaya Morskaya Street, located between Nevsky Prospekt and the Arch of the General Staff Building in Saint-Petersburg, is a small yet important part of the main city ensemble and the t

This webinar will detail is an alternative approach to display specification, an approach that considers displays not as a box but as a free-form canvas.

Rely on Uber and Lyft when you land in a new destination? You might want to reconsider, as many airports are ending curbside pickup for rideshare apps admidst construction and traffic woes.

On the 18th of November, Hou de Sousa will install Ziggy in New York City to celebrate the upcoming holiday season with vibrant hues and playful gateways.

Design of the four-volume proposed masterplan by Sidewalk Labs that will transform the city’s eastern waterfront into one of the most innovative districts in the world.

In healthcare facilities, binging sustainability to bear on experiential design practices boosts the benefits of both strategies

Between the soaring popularity of HGTV shows and meaningful new studies on the impact interior design can have on healing and happiness, it’s not surprising that designers (and even non-designers;

The type of disruption most companies and government agencies are facing right now is a once-in-every-few-centuries event.

The Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit is taking place next weekend at the Renaissance Cincinnati Hotel downtown.

Jon Emmony has installed a five-storey augmented reality experience, called Digital Falls, in the atrium of Selfridges department store in London.

In uncertain times, designers weigh what jobs to take.

Dubbed PhotoChromeleon, the "reprogrammable ink" gives objects the ability to change colour and pattern when exposed to light of certain wavelengths.

With a chip that can track your every move, New York’s city-issued ID cards are about to take a seriously dystopian turn.

Welcome to our new column that turns an eye on the styles and graphic trends you’re seeing everywhere

Of all the steps a city can take to make itself more pedestrian-friendly, developing a integral system of signage is both a quick and easy improvement that makes a world of difference--as shown by

As in-store technology continues to evolve, retailers are recognizing the need and opportunity to know everything that's happening in the store.

Improving sustainability, encouraging community and helping people navigate the data economy are some of the things that media architecture can offer.

French designer Camille Walala has installed benches, planters and flags adorned with her signature colourful patterns along South Molton Street to turn the road into the Walala Lounge.

Designers are mourning the passing of Wim Crouwel, the celebrated Dutch graphic designer who, in word and deed, championed the idea that creating clear, straightforward communications is the profes

The company uses modelling tools to give public agencies a comprehensive portrait of how, why, and where people travel across the city.

Developers utilize placemaking to drive up traffic, buzz, and ultimately revenue at their respective projects.

As systems and tools to reimagine the built environment, they present diverse opportunities to rethink traditional workflows.

Deploying a digital signage network on any scale can be a long, involved process for a business. 

But as Wade + Leta learned, there are a few things they need to know to get those fla$hy brand jobs

Burning Man revellers, including architect Bjarke Ingels, have captured the installations, pavilions and stages at this year's event, including elevated stepping stones and a huge arm made of scrap

Digital signage vendors are constantly innovating and testing new tools, ranging from AI to dynamic content to responsive touchscreens.

Major cities are facing major crises. The United Nations estimates that by 2050, almost one billion people with disabilities will live in cities, representing 15% of total city dwellers.

A group of survivors from the deadly 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida are protesting the creation of a museum and memorial for the tragedy – which firms including Studio Libeskind

Mexican designer Norberto Miranda has designed inflatable structures that look like massive beans to host an exhibition that celebrates the traditions and intersection of Mexican gastronomy, music

Here are some guidelines for measuring your digital signage ROI.

One recent report notes that the total value of active infrastructure projects in the GCC alone has reached a staggering $1.14 trillion in 2019.

Opened in May 2019, the Barbican’s major new exhibition has been designed by Architects Tonkin Liu.

Art successfully grew his three-person design studio into the World’s largest architecture firm.

The project includes a two-story building with a green-roof of plants native to the Korean peninsula and California.

The first word of this sentence is a little different than the rest — it begins with a capital letter.

The designer is recognized for creating a body of work that epitomizes the highest standards of practice in environmental graphic design.

As summer turns to fall, there are many design weeks happening around the globe—from Chicago to Helsinki

Lighting manufacturers are offering systems allegedly attuned with our circadian rhythm. Three experts discuss whether these products have an impact.

NeoCon 2020 Calls for Speakers, Lululemon Flagship Opens, and More News in Chicago

Tel Aviv museum exhibition highlights how cities can be tools for instigating change with activism and innovations in architecture and design.

The installation takes up the museum's entire great hall, and will be open through Sept. 2.

They want to point out that being an industry member of SEGD is congruent with their focus on innovative manufacturing to construct custom-designed signage to support the design vision and customer

How will 5G affect the digital signage industry?

One of the most popular mantras for innovation is “avoid criticism.” The underlying assumption is that criticism kills the flow of creativity and the enthusiasm of a team.

The market is expected to witness a CAGR of 8.0% over the forecast period, owing to increasing demand from end-use industries, which prominently include retail and healthcare, is anticipated to pro

Daniel Libeskind has designed an outdoor installation called Through the Lens of Faith in Poland to showcase photographer Caryl Englander's portraits of Auschwitz-Birkenau survivors.

Last month, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) used a Detroit wall as a platform to highlight how discriminatory housing policies have divided our communities.

The market is expected to witness a CAGR of 8.0% over the forecast period, owing to increasing demand from end-use industries, which prominently include retail and healthcare, is anticipated to pro

The market is expected to witness a CAGR of 8.0% over the forecast period, owing to increasing demand from end-use industries, which prominently include retail and healthcare, is anticipated to pro

Sport Society in Dubai, UAE, will become the biggest commercial sports mall in the world upon completion.

You need to look further than your gadgets.

Catalyst, Designer, Orchestrator and Champion. Most companies still don't know how to effectively use the role of Chief Experience Officer. Joe Pine and Jim Gilmore explore how in their article

The signs in a new wayfinding system being put up this fall by Topeka’s city government will be physically stronger than those from the previous system, according an official with the city’s public

To honor the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum later this month will project the image of a 363-foot Saturn V rocket onto the Washingto

He led a consortium of several architectural firms — formally known as the Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroup — that won the design competition for the National Museum of African American History and C

Atlanta – Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the leading conference and trade show for digital display and interactive technology, has opened its call for speaker proposals and is accepting submissions fo

We've chosen our top 10 summer architecture and design exhibitions from around the world.

More than 3 in 4 millennials (78%) would choose to spend money on a desirable experience or event over buying something desirable.

Audiences want technology — especially at museums, a 2017 Culture Track report shows

Think of it as Material Design for data visualization.

Long before the days of radio (and those convenient little smartphone applications), the US Postal service began a cross-country air mail service using army war surplus planes from World War I, man

Will Ayers takes a look at how technology is influencing how we think about and navigate the built environment.

As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Pelin Morris, wayfinding graphic designer at Endpoint, about her fascination with human behaviour, why she observes people in sh

Before Battery Park City, artists and sun-seekers made themselves at home.

Eligible candidates must hold a teaching or research position (full-time faculty or teaching adjuncts) at an accredited college or university who offers education in communication design or related

Alan Robles talks about how Gensler is exploring the future of the workplace powered by IoT, AR, the cloud and other digital technologies.

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The Seoul Metropolitan Government has won several awards for its public art projects and its crime prevention designs.

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