UX & Architecture

UX & Architecture

UX & Architecture why is UX not an integral part of Architecture? Why is UX not part of architecture?   User Experience, ubiquitously known as UX, basically includes all aspects of an interaction and experience by a user of a product or service. So my question...
Aspiration as Design for New Dhaka

Aspiration as Design for New Dhaka

Aspiration as a Design Element in Urban Planning New Dhaka, Bangladesh Abstract   Among the many challenges that Urban Planning faces in developing countries none is more readily solved and yet more often ignored as a design element than the perception and...
Our curious ability to un-see

Our curious ability to un-see

Our curious ability to un-see and the importance of visualizing ideas. First impression   Or call it instant memory or call it a quirk of human nature, but when we first see something, even if we recognize it as irrelevant or a mistake, we cannot forget it, or...
Architecture is branding

Architecture is branding

Architecture is branding   Perceived Value   It strikes me as funny, that after having been a professional designer for my entire adult life, the realization that design is a perceived value has only recently come around full circle.  Its taken me this long to...
New York City Needs an Iconic Taxi.

New York City Needs an Iconic Taxi.

New York City Needs an Iconic Taxi We need a better Taxi   There is an old adage that says “criticizing is easy, offering a solution is hard”. Oddly enough in the case of New York City’s Taxi of the future, the Nissan NV200, that saying works better...
3D as a second language

3D as a second language

3D as a second language The advantage of knowing 3D in the creative thought process Knowing different ways to say the same thing   There is a theory that knowing a second language strengthens your primary language. It states that a second language speaker gains...