Life in the Bay Area

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in architecture, culture, culture, education, travel | 2 Comments
Life in the Bay Area

Written by Adam Bugele A.B. – Sightseeing my first weekend in the Bay Area INTRODUCTION Within a matter of hours my life completely changed on January 3, 2014. Christmas break with my girlfriend (now wife) and family outside of St. Louis, Missouri was swapped that day for a plane ride to San Francisco, California, and a […]

Korea Travels: Part 2 – Welcome to My Second Home

Korea Travels: Part 2 – Welcome to My Second Home

Korea Travels: Part 2 – Welcome to My Second Home In addition to seeing two of my friends begin their new married lives, I was able to spend time with family, friends, and explore Korea. Welcome to My Second Home! Most cities in Korea are vertically developed cities due to the limitation of its size. Traveling from America, where there […]

Korea Travels: Part 1 – Weddings

Posted by on Aug 19, 2016 in culture, culture, super fun stuff, travel | One Comment
Korea Travels: Part 1 – Weddings

Korea Travels: Part 1 – Weddings Every trip to Korea has always been fun and exciting but this past trip was especially meaningful. I witnessed two of my dearest friends starting a new chapter of their lives with their lifelong partner. I would like to share some Korean wedding history and culture, along with two […]

Nadia’s Room | Beyond the Trend

Posted by on Feb 5, 2013 in architecture, interior design | No Comments
Nadia’s Room | Beyond the Trend

Nadia’s Room at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta represents a significant step in pediatric hospital design beyond the well-established trend to provide accommodation for inpatients’ families. Nadia’s Room is designed to ease patients’ transitions out of hospital care. In the room, visual indicators of “hospital” have been masked by a relaxed, home-like environment where family members […]

Designing for Dementia

Designing for Dementia

The inspiration for this post came from Maria Popova (@brainpicker) who recently featured  Hayley Morris’s stop animation short, inspired by the progression of Alzheimer’s disease in her grandfather. It is as gorgeous as it is heart-wrenchingly honest. Undone from Hayley Morris on Vimeo. One out of three Americans knows of someone with Alzheimer’s but many […]