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BrandCulture: The Future of Built Environments After COVID-19

BrandCulture: The Future of Built Environments After COVID-19

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The novel coronavirus has shown how vulnerable many sectors are to future pandemics. While occupancy levels are lower, it’s the perfect time to create more resilient, adaptive spaces, and the experiential graphic design industry has the potential to lead the way.

Sydney studio BrandCulture has published a series of articles explaining how COVID-19 will impact the design of built environments from hospitality and education to healthcare and public spaces. Here are a few of its key observation-based predictions, broken down by sector:

The Future of Design Education

The Future of Design Education (image courtesy of FIT)

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Last fall, educators Don Norman and Michael Meyer were in the thick of writing “Changing Design Education for the 21st Century” when the novel coronavirus struck. Their deeply considered research was published in late February in the Spring edition of "She Ji: The Journal of Design, Economics, and Innovation," from Tongji University Press, and more broadly in April across social media channels.

Bringing Optimism Back to our Cities One Color at a Time

Bringing Optimism Back to our Cities One Color at a Time

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By Gensler Seattle: Over the last several weeks, a lot has changed in our daily lives. Today our world revolves primarily around the inner walls of our homes. When we do venture out, our neighborhoods are virtually unrecognizable with plywood façades shuttering the doors and windows of our favorite local haunts. With unprecedented repercussions from COVID-19 weighing heavily upon us, optimism is one thing that continues to propel us forward.

Creating Flexible Commercial Environments for a Post-lockdown World

Creating Flexible Commercial Environments for a Post-lockdown World

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How can the owners of airports, convention spaces, hotels, offices, malls and other commercial spaces create environments that accommodate the changing nature of how public spaces will work as we “open up” post COVID-19?

By Jason Hutty, PAM Wayfinding

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