In 2012 Brendan McMullan and Phia Bennin, write ‘Color Walking’, an article that explains an experiment called the “color walking,” on Radiolab Blogland. They explain and test out this refreshing idea. McMullan and Bennin write that a man named William Burroughs “dreamed up a tool to inspire his students: color walks.” The color […]
Melissa King, a recent University of California Santa Cruz graduate, composes an article that demonstrates the usefulness of content moderation and why some people might be against the idea. In the first paragraph, King presents reasons to why people might want to utilize content control features. She expresses that there is really no […]
“His & Her: Designing for a Post-Gender Society” by Suzanne Tick is an article that evaluates the depiction of gender and the influence of acceptance in this changing society. Accommodating all ‘genders’ is something all designers “should focus a critical eye on society’s issues, need to work within this discourse and help promote acceptance and […]
“Making Bathrooms More ‘Accomodating’” by Emily Bazelzon examines the issues associated with transgender people and bathrooms. Bazelzon addresses in her introduction how society and the ‘norm’ has put a strain on those who see a problem with labeling public places “Transgender people..are asking society to rethink all of this, from signs, to design to who […]
Throughout the history of the world, exclusion has always been a problem, especially in the United States. Sarah Schindler’s article examines architectural exclusion and analyzes the social caste system caused indirectly by geographic barriers. It’s not uncommon for people in power to abuse their power to marginalize people without a voice. It can even be […]
To completely understand “Tapestry of Space: Domestic Architecture and Underground communities in Margaret Morton’s Photography of a Forgotten New York” by Irina Nersessova you have to comprehend her primary and secondary research. Nersessova’s purpose in writing this complex analysis of public space in New York in the 1990s is to uncover the real New York […]
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