This checking area at the EMP is a telling indicator of the profound cultural change generated by digital information management. Computers permit the manipulation of countless variables. Obviously, a wide range of variables is catered to in this reception area of Frank Gehry’s building. This is the first example I have seen of a checking area where all the storage units are not identical.
Several on-line design sites sluice the latest thinking to my Email address. Designboom, CoolHunter, and Fast Company have neat stuff. The MacArthur Foundation’s housing newsletter is heartening.
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