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When you’re seeking that comfort zone between work and home, there is a “third place” for you. This popular concept has flourished recently, even though it’s not a new idea. Think of your local coffee shop, or green space. Community-oriented business development and public space are receiving renewed interest in urban planning literature and professional […]
As designers it is our job to create spaces that are beautiful to look at, and we rely on our sight in every aspect of our jobs, from choosing carpet samples, to deciding on a layout of navigation through a space. One designer is creating spaces despite lacking this seemingly necessary sense. Chris Downey is […]
This week many architects, engineers, church groups, and students gathered to celebrate the shift in Architecture. The National Museum of African American History and Culture opened last Saturday to the public. The Act of Congress established it in 2003, to highlight the culture and the history of African Americans. The long awaited moment has finally […]
With so much talk recently (from a certain politician) about building walls I thought it appropriate to talk about a wall we have right here in Detroit. I am not talking about a metaphorical wall of divide between classes, races, or sexes but an actual wall that was built to divide a white neighborhood from […]
Have you ever felt sleepy mid-day for no reason at all, or experienced extreme jet lag? Our internal, biological clocks regulate our sleep and drive our circadian rhythms. These are consist of typical 24-hour cycles of physical, mental and behavioral changes. Most people are unaware of just how important our master clocks are and how […]