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Delmore “Buddy” Daye Learning Institute Office

Finalist 2019
Delmore “Buddy” Daye Learning Institute Office

This project started with the notion of the Delmore “Buddy” Daye Learning Institute as the collectors and distributors of knowledge related to African ancestry in Nova Scotia. Ghanaian Adinkra symbols are essential in that culture to express ideas. From architecture to signage, from material to finish, the Adinkra woodcuts—used to print on storytelling cloth—informed the architectural and placemaking work.

Calgary Central Library

Merit Award 2019
Calgary Central Library

The stunning new Calgary Central Library in rapidly developing Calgary, Alberta, is an inspiring vision of what a public space can be. The landmark transforms the streetscape, creating connections in a transitional area of the city by joining Calgary’s downtown with its East Village. Designed by Snøhetta and DIALOG, the building welcomes, reflects and engages with its community, proving that that in a digital age, public libraries are more important than ever before.

Workplace Wayfinding that Wows—5 Years, 10 Companies

Workplace Wayfinding that Wows

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Scroll through the slideshow above to see workplace wayfinding that wows spanning 2013 to 2018.

We searched our archives and asked a panel of workplace wayfinding design experts within the community for their picks of the most inspired workplace wayfinding spanning from 2013 to 2018.

This list has been compiled from the SEGD.org site and our experts' top recommendations and is presented in no particular order.
 

Canadian Flag Site-Specific Installation

Canadian Flag Site-Specific Installation

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In July, Udo Schliemann, principal creative director at Entro (Toronto) completed work on an art installation commissioned by Oxford Properties Group for their WaterPark Place building to honor Canada Day 2018. Schliemann's representation of the Canadian Flag uses the existing wooden louvers high up in the east lobby of Waterpark Place and the two-story void underneath.

Desire by Design

Desire by Design by Jean-Pierre Lacroix

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 Titled “Desire by Design,” a new book out this month by Jean-Pierre Lacroix of Shikatani Lacroix (Toronto) examines how desire shapes decisions and the role that design can have in the process, offering interesting history, insights from scientific research and actionable advice.

CVEDesign Joins Entro

CVE Entro logo

CVEDesign bolsters the Entro portfolio and legacy with their intricate knowledge, exceptional team and body of work spanning over 35 years. CVEDesign Founding Principals David Vanden-Eynden and Chris Calori will join the Entro leadership team and continue as principals in the New York office.

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