Urban Sign was awarded a 2016 Craftsmanship Award by the Building Congress & Exchange for their work on the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) gateway sign, which was designed by Cloud Gehshan Associates for their client the Whiting Turner Contracting Company. The sign serpentines along the landscape for over 120 feet and is nearly 8' high on the left, shrinking to 3' on the right. The background pattern, evoking the Maryland State flag, was fabricated using a varied dot pattern.
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How an unbuilt project, a chance conversation and a thumbnail sketch led to an iconic landmark and an unexpected social media flurry for Michael Courtney Design and the University of Washington.
In dire need of a space befitting their Ivy League reputation for excellence, the Department of Communication at Cornell University enlisted JMZ Architects and Planners and renowned design firm Poulin + Morris Inc. to spearhead the revitalization effort.
In a wide world of wayfinding, we’re guiding people
The app provides a snapshot of the law school at any given moment and aggregates that data to provide a portrait over time. Users choose personal keywords as a part of their profiles, and they are encouraged to add keywords to their private groups and events.
Research professor Kate Canales believes design is crucial to disrupting higher education, and the timing has never been better.
2016 was a busy year for our members and followers, so you probably haven’t read or watched each and every one of the over 1,000 pieces of new content posted on segd.org over the last 12 months. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a top 20 list from all the articles, videos and content the website has to offer. Consider it your SEGD 2016 executive summary. Sit back, relax and enjoy!
The sign descends to 3 ft. on the right, "gloving" over the unique shape of the formed-concrete base. The biggest challenge in fabrication was consistently forming the sign to the undulations of the base.