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Last month Hacker News made our recent post on Boston’s new glassy Seaport district and its disappointing design their top story. That sent over 5,000 readers to GeneticsofDesign.com from over 100 countries in under two hours! Given the broad international interest, we decided … Continue reading
Come learn about how buildings impact our biology. We will continue the conversation from the Ux+Design/2019 conference and our June follow-up meeting (photo below), embracing common goals to: Improve the way buildings are designed Incorporate foundations in science (psychology and human … Continue reading
Quick, which suburban street catches your eye? Where do you think you’ll likely find people walking on a street? The subdivision at left, or the one at right, with houses close-in? If you said, the street with denser residences – at … Continue reading
A recent article in the Boston Globe Magazine, 15 Things to Love and 11 Things to Loathe about Boston, labels the newest glassy section of the city “soulless” something people “loathe,” calling Boston’s Seaport District a “bland cityscape, a tract of … Continue reading
“How neurotic have we become as a society by living in places that are largely incoherent to our primordial wiring? How difficult is it for us to exist, as humans, in places that kind of undermine everything our body is … Continue reading
Eye-tracking Boston City Hall is fascinating and instructive not only because it shows us how ‘avoidant‘ the building is – how the brain directs the eyes not to look at the building in the first 3-to-5 seconds, before ‘conscious’ thinking can come … Continue reading
Here’s the info: This event is free; we’ll be meeting in the Hooper-Lee-Nichols house, the second oldest in Cambridge, MA, just outside of Harvard Square at noon. Should be fun! RSVP: email@example.com +/or firstname.lastname@example.org, if you can attend.
Genetics of Design is thrilled to co-sponsor the 1st International Urban Experience + Design/2019 conference with Tufts University, on April 26, 2019. This all-day event in Medford, Massachusetts, will bring together architects, planners and researchers from around the world interested … Continue reading
What connects us to other people? One commonality: we share an evolutionary path that gave us very similar internal templates. That’s what the ‘House Experiment’ demonstrates so well. Asked to “draw a house as if they’re five years old,” people draw … Continue reading