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This month, our content is focused on how buildings impact people and their well-being. How does their shape, look, and design impact how we function? How are our daily lives, our culture, and our society influenced by the built environment around us?
Research is an essential part of innovation. Our industry has seen an increased interest in research over the last fifteen years, driven by the multifaceted challenges facing our profession—environmental concerns, increasing complexity in building design and construction, necessity to improve...
Technoform recently embarked on a research project with the University of Massachusetts Amherst and are excited about the opportunity to collaborate with academia. We believe that building strong partnerships and networks that lead to shared results progresses the industry.
The concept of research has been hashed and rehashed by the architectural profession for decades, but the dialogue has failed to provide a systemic platform for implementation. Akšamija cuts through the confusion and controversy like a sharp blade through soft fruit in a book released last month.
Today the design professions still struggle to understand the nature of research in our work. There is a systemic lack of clarity in defining research in design and developing metrics to evaluate the value behind design interventions and applications
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