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Friday
Aug042017

Healthcare’s Digital Evolution

JLABS @ TMC, part of a network of life science incubators meant to catalyze discovery in the field. Photo: Shau Lin Hon, Slyworks Photography .

This post is part of a blog series related to Dialogue 30, "The Livability Issue.”

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Tuesday
May312016

On the [Health Tech] Fit Grid: Towards Preventative and Chronic Care

Image © Gensler

I don’t mean to brag, but you could say that I’m the perfect private insurance customer: single, healthy, and fit. That is, until recently.

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Monday
Apr112016

Counter-Intuitive Futures: Will Airport Terminals Really Be Better Through Technology?

The “Fight Deck” at SFO Terminal 3, Boarding Area E, developed by Gensler in partnership with Razorfish. Image © Joe Fletcher.

This post is part of a series related to the 2016 Gensler Design Forecast, highlighting trends that will transform how we live, work and play in the next decade.

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Wednesday
Jan212015

Academic Incubators: Fostering Connections at the University of East London

The University of East London (UEL). Image © Morley von Sternberg

Einstein once said “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them,” and this line of reasoning is especially relevant in the redevelopment of University of East London’s Knowledge Dock space. College and universities have begun to realise that solving the problems inherent to their current on-campus spaces will require seeking inspiration from non-educational environments. They are eschewing the type of reasoning which they’ve used in the past in favour of ideas embraced by other successful industries.

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Thursday
Jan102013

Design and Manufacturing: Together Again

Photo Copyright 2012 Solar Innovations, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Last month, I had an eye opening trip to Pine Grove, Pa. There, I visited a factory for Solar Innovations, the company that is building the wood curtain wall and custom doors that will be an integral part of the façade of The Tower at PNC Plaza.

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