Lara Pérez-Porro

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Academia

archive: vignelli

Found in the archives!<p>Unrealized DC Metro map designs. Although Massimo Vignelli, while at Unimark International, designed the signage for the …

First Things First

Written in 1963 and published in 1964 by Ken Garland along with 20 other designers, photographers and students, the manifesto was a reaction to the …

In conversation with Spanish designer, Javier Mariscal

He always makes an impression. Even over a 30 minute long telephonic interview, he left his mark. Describing Javier Mariscal’s ability to imprint on …

Barcelona

Artist Liz West on the power of colour

<i>Ahead of her Super/Collider talk at Second Home Spitalfields, we caught up with artist Liz West about how colour can profoundly affect people.</i><p>‘Colour …

Viviendas colaborativas: cada vez más gente elige envejecer entre amigos

Los espacios donde los adultos mayores tienen viviendas individuales pero comparten espacios comunes ya son tendencia en Europa y Estados Unidos. En …

The Difference Between Inclusive Design and Accessibility

If you’re familiar with what we do here at Eone, you probably know that we’re an inclusive design company, known for our feature product, the Bradley …

A Tour Of The World’s Coolest Supergraphics

A new book documents how supergraphics transform the built environment.<p>Design disciplines are blurring. There’s perhaps no better example than supergraphics–large-scale environmental graphics that actively change the feeling of an entire space, or even an entire building. They’re 2D graphics, but …

The 'backway' - The Backway

Pero la migración africana <b>no son cifras, rutas o muertes. Son personas.</b> La migración es la desesperación de un joven maliense que no encuentra …

Prova pilot de l'aplicació NaviLens d'orientació de les persones cegues en el transport públic

21.02.2018Autor: Premsa TMBProva pilot de l'aplicació NaviLens d'orientació de les persones cegues en el transport públicSubtítol: Les principals …

Nicollet — Pentagram

SVG

35. Some pedestrian walk signals have bona fide countdown progress bars! https://t.co/VbjZiy5Fdb

Why signage and wayfinding matters in the context of brand experience

What’s easy to overlook though is the role that signage and wayfinding plays in the most successful stores. It’s one thing to have a beautifully …

A Frightening Look At The Empty Ghost Cities Of China

Have you ever heard of someone building megacities just in case they’re needed in the future? Welcome to China, where this is very much the reality. …

Mega Cities

Todo está en los mapas

El mundo es un pañuelo, todos lo sabemos. Pero no resulta ya tan conocido que la palabra latina mappa significa justamente pañuelo, y que con los …

9 Travel Hassles We’re Dying to Redesign

Qatar Airways

Raze, rebuild, repeat: why Japan knocks down its houses after 30 years

In the suburban neighbourhood of Midorigaoka, about an hour by train outside Kobe, Japan, all the houses were built by the same company in the same factory. Steel frames fitted out with panel walls and ceilings, these homes were clustered by the hundreds into what was once a brand new commuter …

Housing

The cognitive map in humans: spatial navigation and beyond

Altmetric: 187<p>Citations: 1<p>More detail<p>Review<p>Russell A Epstein<br>• , Eva Zita Patai<br>• , Joshua B Julian<br>• & Hugo J Spiers<p><i>Nature Neuroscience</i> <b>volume 20</b>, pages …

Opening comments at Urbanity 17 debate regarding over-development

<i>This week I was invited to participate in a debate/discussion about sustainable development and over-development at the Urbanity 2017 conference. It</i> …

Housing

A Balanced Approach to City Planning

<b>With urbanization the increasing complexity of cities has made traditional top-down city planning insufficient, calling for more democratized</b> …

Street wars 2035: can cyclists and driverless cars ever co-exist?

Driverless cars appear unstoppable – except of course you can simply walk in front of one and force it to brake. Could this conundrum eventually mean a return to a dystopian world of segregated urban highways?<p>Picture yourself cycling down a city street in the year 2035. You’re late for a meeting, …

Autonomous Cars

Revealed: the insidious creep of pseudo-public space in London

A Guardian Cities investigation has for the first time mapped the startling spread of pseudo-public spaces across the UK capital, revealing an almost complete lack of transparency over who owns the sites and how they are policed.<p>Pseudo-public spaces – large squares, parks and thoroughfares that …

England

This Is Your Brain on Architecture

In her new book, Sarah Williams Goldhagen presents scientific evidence for why some buildings delight us and others—too many of them—disappoint.<p>Sarah Williams Goldhagen was the architecture critic for <i>The New Republic</i> for many years, a role she combined with teaching at Harvard University’s Graduate …

Consciousness

The One Big Problem That Advocates of Copenhagen-Style Urbanism Often Overlook

<i>This article was originally published on Common Edge as "What We Can (and Can’t) Learn from Copenhagen."</i><p>I spent four glorious days in Copenhagen …