Redefining the Future of the Built Environment Industry
timely content towards effective outcomes

Simulation for Sustainability:
A Conversation with Dr. Dru Crawley

By Dr. Dru Crawley
Sept 15, 2020

Dr. Dru Crawley

Data modeling can change behavior. In this discussion, Bentley Fellow Dr. Dru Crawley discusses simulation, digital twins, and 5G — and revives an old idea for higher performing, sustainable buildings, infrastructures, and cities: designing for flexibility and adaptability.
READ FULL ARTICLE
19 min read

Getting Back to the Truth by Dave Gilmore

Getting Back to The Truth

By Dave Gilmore
Dave Gilmore reminds us that understanding and collective good are parts of a sound social contract. Independence requires dependence and respect.
READ FULL ARTICLE
4 min read

Redefining Professional Practice Education: Speculations and Challenges by Irene Hwang

Redefining Professional Practice Education: Speculations and Challenges

By Irene Hwang
University of Michigan’s Taubman College Assistant Chair of Architecture Irene Hwang shares anecdotes that provoke speculation and challenges educators and practitioners of architecture to move in new directions.
READ FULL ARTICLE
16 min read

What won't change by Scott Simpson

What Won't Change

By Scott Simpson
Scott Simpson shares reasons for optimism by design thinkers.The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the A/E/C industry as well as society at large. Many design firms are finding ways to work remotely out of necessity. Backlog is dwindling fast, and new commissions are scarce. Newly minted architecture graduates...
READ FULL ARTICLE
5 min read

Redefining Crowds, Space, Time - and Buildings?

Redefining Crowds, Space, Time - and Buildings?

By Paul Hyett
Paul Hyett shares musings on life, togetherness and technology in the United Kingdom. Aside from the seismic socio-political and economic changes that were already rocking the stability of our western boat, we are...
READ FULL ARTICLE
5 min read

Reframing the Value Propositions of Building

Reframing the Value Propositions of Building

By Phil Bernstein
Phil Bernstein investigates agency, project delivery, and building performance as future value proposition paths. Aside from the seismic socio-political and economic changes that were already rocking the stability of our western boat, we are now...
READ FULL ARTICLE
12 min read


DesignIntelligence Podcasts
DesignIntelligence Media Videos
Design Futures Council Events
Design Futures Council Member News