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Comment: Can we please stop designing for the set of Blade Runner?

Comment: Can we please stop designing for the set of Blade Runner?

Simon Liley, Principal Sustainability Consultant at Cundall, writes about how cyberpunk dystopias haven’t (quite) come to pass yet – and how designers can avoid them.

From cutting-edge projects to thoughtful interviews, seven stories on adaptive reuse 

From cutting-edge projects to thoughtful interviews, seven stories on adaptive reuse 

Adaptive reuse is all the rage across the design industry, and rightly so. Here, we present a selection of articles on this most effective approach to sustainability.

Woods Bagot’s Russell Fortmeyer: Whose climate is it anyway?

Woods Bagot’s Russell Fortmeyer: Whose climate is it anyway?

In this comment piece republished from INDESIGN #90, Woods Bagot’s Global Sustainability Leader in Los Angeles brings questions of equality to design in the climate crisis.

WY-TO on well-being for all in tropical cities of the future

WY-TO on well-being for all in tropical cities of the future

In a time of climate emergency, how can cities support and balance the needs of their people and the planet, while ensuring their prosperity?

AI, Tokyo Metabolism and the city of the future

AI, Tokyo Metabolism and the city of the future

From INDESIGN #90, the ‘Future Cities’ issue, we consider a precedent from mid-century Japan in terms of confronting crises and rapid technological change.

HDR outlines six megatrends for 2024

HDR outlines six megatrends for 2024

In a climate of innovation, HDR’s architecture practice has forecasted six trajectories of change that will have a transformative impact over the coming year and redefine city-shaping for the foreseeable future.

Robert Puksand comment: Have you ever wondered why you design the way you do?

Robert Puksand comment: Have you ever wondered why you design the way you do?

In this opinion piece, the founder of Gray Puksand reflects on past influences as well as the trends and technologies influencing today’s designers.

From housing and sustainability to hybrid workplaces, the future is here at the 2023 INDE.Summit

From housing and sustainability to hybrid workplaces, the future is here at the 2023 INDE.Summit

The INDE.Awards are coming soon, and so is the INDE.Summit. The latter brings together a stellar line-up of industry leaders and experts around this year’s theme – The Future is Here.

2023 INDE.Awards Shortlist revealed for The Learning Space

2023 INDE.Awards Shortlist revealed for The Learning Space

The Learning Space category at the 2023 INDE.Awards exemplifies great design that supports education through best practice architecture and the shortlist this year proves the point.