Web of Light

Last week I attended a small gathering at Philips Design to workshop ideas for a public lighting scheme in Eindhoven. The most important aspect of the Web of Light workshop for me was the focus on the motivation for installing any of the multitude of technology wizardry available. The question “Why?” took us beyond the […]

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Arup Design School

Spent a really interesting morning at one of the Arup Design Schools – thanks to Richard and Richard for the invite! Notes from the event were tweeted but i only tagged the last one, photos are on flickr and the slides are on slideshare.

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Dopplr personal annual report

Another great piece of work by Dopplr and this time it is even more personal. Just received my dopplr2008report.pdf. 50,000km traveled, away from home for 55 days and the velocity of a duck (5.73 km/h). I love the timeline that links through to the flickr images – just need to figure out how to add […]

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Haringey interactive heat loss map

Nice project for Haringey Council by Hot Mapping and Horton Levi. The aerial survey measured heat loss from every property by taking thermal images. The council claim this piece of work was completed for under 21k GBP. My house is shown circled below – not bad considering our poor level of insulation – but i […]

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Anisotropy – Polarization

Came across this nice image of toughened glass viewed through polarised glasses on wikipedia under their polarisation entry. I had been looking up info on Anisotropy for an image analysis project I am doing at Arup. Have been implementing some basic algorithms in processing using co-occurance matrices and simple thresholding functions… might provide a low […]

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Visualising project gannts

Ask E.T.: Project Management Graphics (or Gantt Charts) – came across this forum from a newsletter email from brucemaudesign. A fantastic forum discussion thread still active after 4 years!! Lots of posts from large civil projects to novels to movies to F1 teams regarding how to visualise the many interdependencies in managing multivariant projects – […]

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