Sustainability?

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

Sustainability Articles

Experiencing Healthy Buildings: The Roles of Designers
Experiencing Healthy Buildings: The Roles of Designers

Read Time: 3 minutes
​​​​​​​Since the beginning of the COVID pandemic, there has been a much greater consciousness about the ability of our buildings to protect and promote our personal health, including a growing literacy about the factors that contribute to the quality of our indoor environments. What roles do experience designers play in the health of our buildings? Gideon D’Arcangelo (Associate Principal, ARUP) explores this question in his article “Experiencing the Healthy Building.”

Celebrate Earth Month! Five Award-Winning Projects
Celebrate Earth Month! Five Award-Winning Projects
Philly Preview: Creating a Healthy World by Design
Philly Preview: Creating a Healthy World by Design

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Pipe Dreaming at FESTA
Pipe Dreaming at FESTA
An interactive waste system with three receptacles (for compost, recycle and landfill) each of which is connected to a digital scale, microcomputer and digital screen.
Smart Bins
Vase Public Installation
Vase Public Installation
Central Park Trash and Recycling Receptacles
Central Park Trash and Recycling Receptacles

SEGD Talks - Sustainability videos

Dr. Harold Wanless w/ Benatuil intro + Dialogue -Sea Level Rise and the Impact on Design
Dr. Harold Wanless w/ Benatuil intro + Dialogue -Sea Level Rise and the Impact on Design

Sustainability Academic Research

The Sustainable Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Graphic Design

Sustainability EGD Firms

Sustainability News

Fort Worth’s Trinity Metro Awards Second Digital Signage Contract to Connectpoint for Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficient, Solar-Powered Digital Bus Stops
Fort Worth’s Trinity Metro Awards Second Digital Signage Contract to Connectpoint for Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficient, Solar-Powered Digital Bus Stops

Read Time: 4 minutes

Museum leaders to speak at greenloop sustainability conference, April 19/20
Museum leaders to speak at greenloop sustainability conference, April 19/20

greenloop, the leading conference for sustainability professionals across the visitor attractions sector, will feature a stellar line up of sustainability leaders from the world’s top attractions, from the Smithsonian to Disney to Chester Zoo and beyond.

Now in its second year, the virtual conference will specifically focus on how museums theme parks, zoos and other attractions can become more sustainable, by coming together and learning from each other.