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Urban and Civic Articles

A Read for Speed—Oran Park Library (image: front of library building)
A Read for Speed—Oran Park Library

Read Time: 5.5 minutes

In southwestern Sydney, a new library has been built on the site of former motorsports raceway, Oran Park, where BrandCulture (Sydney) drove the project toward a bold graphic direction.

Seeing the Better City (image: book cover)
Seeing the Better City
Compliant and Consistent—BIA.studios Creates Tools for MTA (image: people at train station)
Compliant and Consistent—BIA.studio Creates Tools for MBTA

Thoughts and Opinions

Who will own the smart city?
Who Will Own the Smart City?

By now you’ve probably seen those silver, black and blue monoliths on the streets of Manhattan. Looking like giant cell phones, they’re part of LinkNYC,the communication network CityBridge has installed in New York City as a replacement for 7,500 pay phones. These 10,000 electronic slabs are also something else: an early and somewhat faltering step on the road to the Smart City, dressed up now as a new class of street fixture.

Clearview on U.S. highway signs
States, Highway Officials Push Back on Clearview Turnaround

Explore SEGD Award Winners

The Anthem
The Anthem
SaRang Global Mission Center Clock Tower
SaRang Global Mission Center Clock Tower
City Point
City Point
The Sydney Foreshore Story Line
The Sydney Foreshore Story Line

SEGD Talks - Urban and Civic videos

Isabel Castilla + Hamish Smyth - Miami Underline: Creating a New Urban Landscape
Isabel Castilla + Hamish Smyth - Miami Underline: Creating a New Urban Landscape
Darren David - Thinking Beyond

Urban and Civic Academic Research

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Urban and Civic News

SMART Makes Big Digital Investment
SMART Makes Big Digital Investment

Read Time: 1 minute

NanoLumens Nixel Series LED Displays at Melbourne Historic Town Hall
NanoLumens Nixel Series LED Displays at Melbourne Historic Town Hall

Read Time: 2.5 minutes

First of its kind four-post NanoLumens display design draws visitors in from the street for an illuminating presentation on Melbourne’s Aboriginal history.