Using Blocks for Corporate Problem Solving

“We discussed … our frustrations with some of our reports not showing us what we really needed to see,” Dennis Pastor writes Co.Design.  We came to the conclusion that our processes were 3-dimensional but our reports were only 2-dimensional. We needed to see...

Blocks, Imaginary Characters and Lego

IMAGINE… When children make up narratives during their block play without the availability of toy people or animals, they will create their characters using blocks and construction parts. It is interesting to see what colors and shapes they feel correspond to...

Groundscraper- Architecture Underground

What is the opposite of a skyscraper? Check out this “groundscraper”, a luxury hotel planned for construction in an abandoned quarry in Shanghai. This rendering of this proposed five star underground hotel could provoke some curious ideas for building an underground...

Noisy Jelly Shapes

This noisy chemistry lab is a a curious melding of building, sound color and shape. Observe these children constructing in a new medium. They are even stacking these jelly...