What is a Shotgun House? — Shotgun houses are iconic pieces of American architecture: they’re long, narrow, and filled with artistic flourishes. But where did they come from? In this episode, Chuck and Josh explore the mysterious origins of shotgun houses.
Alain de Botton, writer, broadcaster and producer, ponders the question of beauty and its application to architecture.
Metropolitan Information Architecture: The future of UX, Databases, and the (Information) Architecture of complex, urban environments – Don Turnbull, John Tolva
What does location mean for UX? How does information architecture and design synchronize with urban architecture? How does mobile communication and web culture impact the streetscape? Are we living in facets of the same virtual city or does location still constrain us?
In this session, Don Turnbull and John Tolva look into these and other questions as they discuss research and designs unveiling how our interactions with both digital and physical environments are changing.
Information architecture exists in all levels of design, from the most abstract to the most concrete. Everything from thinking about the content of the site, right down to embedding a navigation strategy, determines the structure of a website. Once that structure is in place, it begins to shape and guide the design process.
Dan Brown is one of the Principals of EightShapes. Through his experience, he has developed a set of principles for information architecture. In this podcast, Dan joins Adam Churchill to address the questions he didn’t have time to answer during his virtual seminar, 5 Simple Principles for Improving Your Information Architecture.