In this Radiolab podcast, two physicists explain a mathematical formula that reveals, with surprising accuracy, key statistics of any given city. Based on the “beat” of a city, they can define its population, average wage, crime rate, number of libraries, etc. But what this equation can’t define is what makes each location unique. It’s the details in the built environment that play a major role in making each city its own. Design sets each city apart, imparting a unique personality that can’t be explained by a mathematical equation. In this way, design is human.
October 25, 2012
Shaw leads the industry in carpet reclamation, collecting more than 90 million pounds annually including reclamation of our EcoWorx products. With proven performance across the globe, and recognition from the Environmental Protection Agency for its environmental leadership, EcoWorx is tried, tested, … Continue reading
October 3, 2012
We blogged on Monday about a new exhibit at the Center for Architecture in New York City. The exhibit focuses on how technology is impacting the way in which architects and educators are approaching the design of learning environments – and the … Continue reading
September 26, 2012
MASS Design Lab, a global innovation laboratory that unites design and public health, launched this week at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) annual meeting. Piloted out of two distinct locales—Rwanda and the U.S.—MASS, in partnership with Shaw Contract Group, will … Continue reading