Design thinking is generally described as a five-step process, with specific names for each step. But in reality, the people and companies that use design thinking adapt their own take on it, by combining or breaking out some of the steps or using a more conceptual approach.
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Design thinking requires participants to communicate freely, open their minds to new ideas and look at problems in new ways. Here are some exercises to help.
Examine the goal of each step in the design thinking process, plus one way to execute that step.
The problem is that our current systems—the ones that do everything from keeping grocery stores stocked to hospitals functioning—are optimized to work very, very efficiently under normal conditions. But not necessarily when things go sideways.
The top two awards were taken by Indianapolis firms KRM Architecture and Haus-Architecture For Modern Lifestyles. CSO Architects won to wards, including honors for its interior design of the new IBJ Media headquarters on Monument Circle.
Established in 1997, Creative Works designs, makes and installs set pieces and props for a host of entertainment venues, including escape rooms, virtual reality and esports venues and indoor miniature golf courses.
The $14 million Hub & Spoke, planned for East 106th Street and Lantern Road, will connect building and design industry tenants to clients and makers all under one roof,
The lots were among the last available spaces to nab close to the main drag in Fountain Square, a neighborhood where Fisher and his family’s business, RCA Properties LLC, already owned substantial property.
The 85,000-square-foot design center will include a showroom, office and warehouse space, and a makerspace for hobbyists, entrepreneurs and students.
Currently, the firm is overseeing building expansions at Mt. Vernon Middle School in Fortville and Delta High School in Muncie. Both projects include plans to make the buildings more secure.
As INDOT moves forward with plans for a major I-65/I-70 construction project, a coalition of residents with concerns about the impact on surrounding neighborhoods is also gaining steam.
The $120 million building will become yet another signature structure in the new Market East district, a section of downtown that until recently featured a sea of parking lots and ramshackle buildings.
Since the Hamilton County seat created its Architectural Review Board in 2001, it has granted more than 500 waivers to deviate from its architectural standards.
The co-founder of Axis Architecture + Interiors says design is a collaborative, participatory process that’s based on research and listening.
Members of the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission say they postponed a vote on the Mass Ave project at the request of City-County Council members who argue the building’s massive screen could run afoul of billboard rules. Commission members also questioned the building’s design and even its bold colors.