Can Better Wayfinding Save Lives?
When Bernard Gore left his daughter’s home in Woollahra in Sydney’s south-east for a stroll to Westfield’s Bondi Junction last month, his intention was to do...
Children’s Hospital Highlights the Benefits of Colour Design Strategy
Using a specific colour strategy when choosing not only the colour scheme, but also the placement and proportions of colours used, can be invaluable.
Exterior Colour: More than Simply Decoration
Colour and architecture should go hand in hand. So why do so many architects dismiss the importance of colour as mere decoration?
National BIM Initiative Aims to Accelerate Adoption by Industry
A new public-private BIM initiative will seek to foster better understanding of the technology within the AEC sector, as well as ensure greater consistency of methods...
Seeing the Light with Luminance Contrast
When we consider the need for contrasting surfaces in the built environment, there are some important terms we must understand from the outset.
Museums Up Their Digital Game
Museum technology is responding to a growing digital consumer base and bringing the past to interactive life.
Wayfinding: Pointing the Way Out
Good wayfinding allows a person who is blind or has low vision to “benefit from a well-designed environment that presents a predictable set of physical circumstances,”...
Finding a New Way with Wayfinding
Wayfinding is an area that is often misunderstood and poorly implemented. It is not just providing signs with written messages.
Draft Wayfinding Standard Released for Comment
Wayfinding has been described as “the ease with which one proceeds and is facilitated through an environment from one point of interest to another.”