August 30, 2010
For those who think sustainable design differentiates you, or maybe that sustainable design is not yet here to saty: wake up. Green design is a given. Fast Company interviewed Clive Roux, the chief of the Industrial Designers Society of America, which runs the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEAs), and during this year’s awards he was […]
August 28, 2010
Sometimes I think what healtcare design needs is a dose of levity to institute change. Rarely does anyone single out the institution which sometimes stands at the intersection of commercial and societal trends. Hospitals do so much good, how could anyone pick a fight with them? Maybe from time to time someone should, along with the architects, engineers and […]
August 27, 2010
Entire business models center around this very question: specialist or generalist? Professional service providers live and die by this position, and yet choosing one inevitably leads to ‘the grass is always greener’ scenario. I have been on a team that was turned down for a cancer center project not because we did not have cancer […]
August 26, 2010
Writer and artist Scott Adams, creator of the Dilbert comic, has a unique perspective to sustainable design with his own house as a case study. He offers it up in the Wall Street Journal blended with his usual brand of sarcastic but light-hearted humor. Enjoy!