Educational

Living Computers: Museum + Labs

Finalist 2018
Living Computers: Museum + Labs

Living Computers: Museum + Labs, established by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, not only preserves and displays working vintage computers, it also aims to make technology fun and accessible to the public. With its 2016-2017 renovation and expansion, the museum wanted to reach a wider audience to round out STEM education and encourage kids—especially girls—to pursue careers in technology.

"Start an Evolution" Donor Recognition

Merit Award 2017
"Start an Evolution"Donor Recognition

This interactive light installation located at the heart of the University of British Columbia, provides a colorful expression of thanks to the over 4,000 donors to the University's "start an evolution" fundraising campaign, which raised an unprecedented two billion dollars.

The University asked PUBLIC: Architecture + Communication to design an engaging, permanent and timeless outdoor feature that would give thanks to the donors to their recent "start an evolution" fundraising campaign. The brief was to create anything but a typical donor wall.

Boy Scout Scott Visitor Center

Merit Award 2017
Boy Scout Scott Visitor Center Square

The Scott Visitor Center at the Boy Scout Summit Reserve in the mountains of West Virginia is the point of entry to the 10,000-acre high adventure camp—a veritable Mecca for Scouts. The architecture of the building itself, by Lake|Flato architects, reached the perfect balance between the rugged elegance of old lodges and camp buildings and something more contemporary feeling–expressed in one way by an undulating roofline supported by hand-hewn tree trunks. 

Libbie Mill Library

Finalist 2017
Libbie Mill Library

For more than 400 years, Henrico County, Virginia, has been defined by the independent spirit of its people. From Pocahontas to explorer Richard Byrd, Henricoans have always taken risks and embraced new ideas, impacting the world far beyond county lines. When Henrico began work on its new public library, it wanted to find a dynamic, interactive way to celebrate the past inside its walls. Second Story made their dream a reality, creating a community destination that envelops and transports citizens through layers of hidden history all around.

ARoS Public

Finalist 2017
ARoS Public

ARoS Public is a radical rethinking of the museum experience as a modern community center. At the heart is the belief that art is not a diversion or weekend entertainment, but rather that it has a crucial job to do and is most valuable when interaction sparks new forms of social exchange.

Illuminated Arboreal Data Codes

Finalist 2017
Finalist 2018
Illuminated Arboreal Data Codes

The main focus for this installation was to give a visual language for this site that is joyful, accessible and acts as a visual identity that connects the educational iconography of communication technology. This arboreal theme can be utilized as a visual complement by developing an environment where the viewer can experience the installation as a contemplative space, iconic gateway and destination for the college.

SAIC LeRoy Neiman Center Donor Recognition

Merit Award 2016
SAIC LeRoy Neiman Center Donor Recognition

To honor donors and Board of Trustees members for their investment in the college, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago commissioned Media Objectives at Valerio Dewalt Train to create an engaging donor wall in the main lobby of the new LeRoy Neiman Center. Inspired by the school’s core values—rigor, experimentation, playfulness and invention—the team designed a donor recognition element that is itself a work of art.

Media Objectives at Valerio Dewalt Train

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