Walkable Cities: Everything Old is New Again

“Walkable cities” sounds like another trend, but there was a time when most cities had plenty of room for pedestrians to move about. Then with the shift toward urban expansion, and one, then two or more vehicles in every garage, roads broadened and footpaths got smaller. Commutes became longer. Soon, vehicles dominated city streets. Walking…

Why Would Anyone Beat up a Robot?

Have we turned a corner in robot technology? If the engineers at Boston Dynamics have anything to say about it, the answer is an emphatic “Yes!” But all of this progress doesn’t just happen in a lab. Sometimes it comes down to a good old-fashioned rumble, man to robotic man. Boston Dynamics Builds Advanced Robots…

Architecture Reflects Culture

Architecture is a product of the culture that it was designed for. And architects, being inherent problem solvers, typically seek to design spaces for the times and the people who will use them. They don’t just design buildings that are sturdy and strong. They create environments where people will benefit in different ways now and…

AIACon16: Save the Dates

The city: Philadelphia. The dates: May 19 – 21. When an AIA conference kicks off at the Pennsylvania Convention Center with Kevin Spacey, you know that you’ve got to be there. The American Institute of Architects 2016 conference promises to be something just beyond extraordinary. The venue, the speakers, the overall experience – it’s not…

If Gray is So Sad, Why is it So Hot?

Gray. The word even sounds gloomy and depressing. It doesn’t help that it’s associated with bad weather and sad moods. But it’s also one of the hottest colors in interiors around the world right now. What’s up with this new love for the color of sadness? It’s all in how you use it. And in…

Thought Leader Series: Outsourcing Video Production vs. In-house Team: Which Way Should You Go?

Lorena Brockman is a blogger for JennsBlahBlahBlog.com and has notable know-how in blogging, travel, fashion, fitness, and food, and has been deemed “Greatest Auntie Ever” by many. To learn more about Lorena, visit her company’s blog at JennsBlahBlahBlog.com. Getting people’s attention requires creativity and innovation. One way of doing that is visually. Short video advertisements…