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UX Research Grant Awarded

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Hw has been asked to join a research and development team working on an interactive planning application. We will be leading a user experience design, data visualization,  and prototyping process. The project plan has been awarded funding and is set … Continue reading

Designing a Museum for the Mind

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The world has seen the Brain Museum in Bangalore and IBM’s Think exhibit in NYC but are they ready for architect Ed Calma’s Mind Museum? My first question was… Who is Ed Calma? Apparently he is the latest and greatest … Continue reading

A Data Driven Master Plan Success Story

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In collaboration with Burt Hill architects, HW helped create a data driven, comprehensive master plan for the University of Mary Washington. The team analyzed and gathered information through conducting focus group sessions and key administrative 1:1 interviews, creating a series … Continue reading

Addition on the 18th Hole

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HW assisted PZA of Berwyn, PA in the design of a new addition and full restoration to this mid century modern treasure just off the Aronimink Golf Course in Newtown Square, PA. Constructed in 1947, the structure had been renovated … Continue reading

KPOP Culture Master Plan

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To create Kaohsiung as a maritime capital, Kaohsiung City Government sent an invitation to architects from all over the world to participate in the international competition of Maritime Cultural & Popular Music Center. The objective of the project was to … Continue reading

Mathematics of Mod: Part 2

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The other day, as I was surveying a building in the lower north section of Philadelphia, I stumbled upon a treasure that had been hidden in the basement of a former Jesuit convent for over 50 years: An original George Nelson … Continue reading

Design first, then films.

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I love the fall in Philadelphia for three reasons: frolicking in the many colors of Fairmount’s parks with my dog Collucci Design Philadelphia’s free events on design always manage to inspire me, and The Philadelphia Film Festival gets us ready … Continue reading


IBM THINK Exhibit © 2011 admin. All rights reserved.

September 23 to October 23, 2011 at Lincoln Center in New York This exhibit takes the casual viewer through three interactive experiences, the first?  A life size, live data wall that is populated by data being captured around the exhibit. … Continue reading