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By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Oct 10, 2018
For the third consecutive year, Drexel’s Master of Science in Design Research (DSRE) program is hosting the 2018 Design Research Symposium. The symposium aims to take attendees on a journey through the design process to explore how design research can create changes in health, technology, and the environment. Taking place this Friday, October 12, at Drexel’s URBN Center ANNEX at 3401 Filbert Street, the program will include presentations by IBM, Cityhealth in Brooklyn, Healthify in New York, and Ballinger , discussions, and poster presentations. We recently sat down with D.S Nicholas, Director of The MS Design Research Program at Drexel’s... more
By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Oct 9, 2018
14th Annual DesignPhiladelphia Festival event to examine the intersections between housing, health, and design Supporting Philadelphia's ascension as a hub for design excellence, AARP Pennsylvania will host a lunch and panel discussion during the 14th Annual DesignPhiladelphia Festival. One of more than 120 events presented by the Philadelphia Center for Architecture, AARP will examine the impact and intersections between housing, design, and health. “We hope to address the intention, process, and the functionality of design that bridges the gap between housing and health,” states Yocasta Lora, AARP Pennsylvania Associate State Director. “We want to promote livable communities and improve quality... more
By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Oct 7, 2018
Leading global design firm hosts “Future Architecture, Episode 1: The Parametric Menace” Philadelphia, PA NYSE, TSX: STN WHEN: October 11, 2018 6 to 8 p.m. WHERE: 1500 Spring Garden Street, Suite 1100, Philadelphia WHAT: Stantec, a top-ten global design firm, is exploring the future of design during DesignPhiladelphia. Join the firm’s Philadelphia office for “Future Architecture, Episode 1: The Parametric Menace”. This informative session will explore how parametric design, virtual reality, and integrated 3D process is revolutionizing the way buildings are made, using the Lucas Museum of Narrative Arts as a recent example of a project embracing the future of... more