Cave wall. Stone tablets. Papyrus. Computer screen. What’s the next platform for human communication and collaboration? Immersive environments: technology that blurs the line between the physical and digital world. What if you could swim through your data sets? Mimic an avatar to learn a new skill? Explore an ancient Egyptian tomb with your history class? From VR to CAVE environments to planetariums, we’ll dive into immersion and what it means for the future of building.
How many hours per day do you spend in a building that isn’t your home, whether it’s work, school, at a service provider, retail, or a public environment in between? Sadly, the world that we live in is not as safe as it once was. What are the emergency procedures for evacuating, say, your doctor’s office? As … Read more
Just when you’ve gotten into the flow of reviewing a report, a flicker catches your eye. It’s a new Slack message from your manager… Click. You’re texting a detailed message to a co-worker when a shocking news headline pops up on your phone… Tap. Technology is good at distraction. In fact, some people, including former Google … Read more