Results for: Season: Summer 2020

  • SustainabilityIssue 015

    Our Future World

    At Arup, I work as a foresight practitioner, where my job is to consider the future of the built environment and how today’s designs can make an impact; as well as thinking about the future impact we want to make to consider how we can design things today to achieve a future that is fit for us all.

  • DiversityIssue 015

    Never Standing Still

    Whether Adèle Santos is transforming the MIT School of Architecture and Planning into a world-renowned institution, designing clothes and coats, creating public housing, re-building cities that have fallen victim to natural disasters, gutting and re-imaging her warehouse home that was once the site of a children’s circus, starting an architecture school, or merely being the wonderfully stylish and magnanimous force of energy that she exudes, she is never standing still.

  • Workplace InnovationIssue 015

    Design Thinking for Rocket Scientists

    In the 1960s, the average age of a NASA employee was 27. As a brand new agency with a once-in-history mission to put a human on the moon and bring them back to Earth safely, the National Aeronautical and Space Administration was moving fast and loaded with young talent. This is where we get the term moon shot, meaning a plan to innovate quickly and achieve something big that was previously thought impossible.

  • Civic InnovationIssue 015

    Gliding to Success

    The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), known locally as simply "the T," is the leading public transportation provider in the metro- Boston area. Before the majority of the city was restricted to the walkable radius around their homes, the MBTA and thoughtbot partnered for a digital communications project on the T's most complex line, the Green Line. The Green Line is a light rail system, with multiple branches and a two branch extension currently underway.