Q&A: Martin Quirke, Architect and PhD Researcher Dementia Services Development Centre

Our focus this month is Emotion and with that in mind, we have looked at how design can effect emotions in a healthcare environment, where emotions can be exaggerated and fragile.  Martin Quirke, joined the University of Stirling design team in 2016. Having worked across a broad spectrum of project types, from housing to public buildings, Martin’s… Read More >

30 May 2018

Milan: What drives the “motor” city?

For decades, Milan has been regarded as an area which drives industry and is widely considered to be one of the four ‘motor’ cities of Europe. But what are the most significant factors to have ‘fuelled’ this image and shaped the city’s architecture? For me, there are four key influences: people, politics, commerce and place…. Read More >

21 May 2018

Have Your Say… How can design evoke emotion?

This month Design Insider will be asking ‘How can design evoke emotion?’ We welcome you to join the discussion by leaving your opinion in a comment at the end of the article.  In what ways can design evoke emotion?  What are the benefits of creating designs that evoke emotion? We would love to hear about your examples, let… Read More >

10 May 2018