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Understanding the environmental impact of their work is essential for designers practicing today.

Sustainability Articles

Michael Reed, 2016 SEGD Fellow
2016 SEGD Fellow Michael Reed of Mayer/Reed—For the Greater Good

Over a career that spans more than 40 years, Michael Reed has helped shape a wide variety of public spaces, from airports to courthouses and from urban bike trails to homeless shelters. His humanist approach to design has touched them all—weaving story with place and people to create spaces that respect and improve the quality of life for those using them.

Photo of Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Brisbane Australia
Living Tree Creates a New Kind of Patient Experience at Brisbane Hospital
Motorola Mobility Chicago office
Motorola's Hack Couture

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Vase Public Installation
Vase Public Installation
Central Park Trash and Recycling Receptacles
Central Park Trash and Recycling Receptacles
Boy Scouts Sustainability Treehouse
Boy Scouts Sustainability Treehouse

Sustainability Academic Research

The Sustainable Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Graphic Design

Sustainability Firms

The Buzz: Sustainability Web Links

Sustainability News

Buro North for Virgin
Büro North Wins a Seventh Melbourne Design Award

To address the very narrow space of the check-in hall at Perth Airport, Büro North developed a staged delivery of information aligning to the steps passengers are required to complete through the check-in process. In addition, Büro North’s evidence-based wayfinding approach to the project reduced the number of signs planned for the project by approximately 30%.

Sustainability in EGD/XGD

Understanding the environmental impact of their work is essential for designers practicing today. Sustainability is no longer considered a nicety in environmental and experiential graphic design projects; it is a part of the DNA of any endeavor that adds to the built environment and therefore impacts the livability and health of our planet.