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Thursday
Aug182016

Carpe Noctem – Seize the Night: London’s Night Tube Launches

Image courtesy of Pedro Szekely.

On Friday, Aug. 19, London launches its first Night Tube service, which will provide night-time services to travellers on Friday and Saturday nights. With this highly anticipated addition to the city’s transportation network, London will finally be able to contend with Berlin, New York and Tokyo to call itself a 24-hour city.

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Wednesday
Aug172016

Gensler at SXSW 2017: Can We Nudge People to Better Health?

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How do people make decisions about their health? That's the question that inspired a research study conducted by Leo Burnett and Gensler. We wanted to know: is it possible to nudge people toward healthy behaviors? If so, what works, and what doesn’t?

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Monday
Aug012016

東京オリンピックレガシーの提案:ナビゲーション・インフラストラクチャー

Image courtesy of Flickr user Shuets Udono

2020年のオリンピック開催都市として選出された東京では各種の施設やインフラの設備などがすでに始まっています。オリンピック開催を機に「長期にわたる、特にポジティブな影響」は「オリンピック・レガシー」と呼ばれ、社会において持続的な効果を与えます。1964年の東京オリンピックでは、首都高速道路の整備や東海道新幹線などがレガシーとして上げられます。ゲンスラー東京では、2014年より2020年開催の東京オリンピックに向けたオリンピック・レガシー構築の為のプロジェクトを開始しました。アイデア立案にあたり、「東京都の将来戦略」、「過去のオリンピックレガシー」、そして「東京の都市機能における問題点」の調査を行いました。

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Monday
Aug012016

Tokyo Olympic Legacy: Navigation Infrastructure

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Tokyo is the second largest city in the world. Futuristic, vibrant and dense, this thriving metropolis is set to host their second Olympic Games in the summer of 2020, and it will make substantial infrastructural investments in preparation for the games. Hosting the Olympic Games require hefty investments, and many cities have been criticized for letting massive structures go to waste. But the Japanese are renowned for their resourcefulness when it comes to space. The city already boasts great examples of positive Olympic legacies, such as the Tokaido Shinkansen, the high-speed railway and a network of toll expressways in and around the greater Tokyo area; both were built for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and have been dutifully serving the community since.

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Thursday
Jul212016

Teaching by Design: The School of the Future 

Hands-on learning inspires creativity. Image © Gensler

High school.

Those two simple words evoke familiar feelings of fondness or dread when we look back on what tended to be a tumultuous era in many of our lives. But today, one high school teacher is turning “high school” into a phrase that evokes the joy of learning, rather than the uncertainty of future paths, and represents the ingenuity with which the best teachers approach their profession.

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