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Information Visualization

A collection of articles about information visualization.

Information Visualization
Information Visualization

How Building Data Visualization Can Make You a Better Architect

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Maria Lorena Lehman

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Founder — Sensing Architecture ® Academy

The emergence of big data is bringing with it some very interesting insights into how we can better understand the world around us, and the way we live within its fluctuations. Of course, analyzing this without a plan could be overwhelming and complex, but with data visualization and analysis techniques you can begin to get unique insights into how to make positive changes for better living.

Information Visualization

How an Interactive Holograph Can Simplify Spatial Problems for Building Designers and their Occupants

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Maria Lorena Lehman

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Founder — Sensing Architecture ® Academy

As a building designer I think it is important for you to ask yourself about how you can make certain functions within the building better — particularly when within a certain room, for instance, where its functions might be highly specialized and complex.

Information Visualization

How Architecture Space Can Thrive by Pulling Information Patterns

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Maria Lorena Lehman

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Founder — Sensing Architecture ® Academy

Buildings today continue to move from static to fluid design, and this fluidity is expressed by integrating not only new materials with amazing behavioral properties, but also by pulling information patterns from a building’s context. Interestingly, it is this “pulling” of sorts that can bring architectural fluidity toward architectural adaptability.

Information Visualization

The Rise of Information Visualization in Architecture

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Maria Lorena Lehman

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Founder — Sensing Architecture ® Academy

Information visualizations will appear in many places as their simplicity will be quite valued. Look for their emergence within buildings as designers will be better able to optimize their architecture for occupant use. By embedding methods of information visualization, building occupants will gain even more control as they carry out functions within given spaces.

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Maria Lorena Lehman is a multi award-winning visionary author, designer, and educator from the United States. Maria holds a Bachelor of Architecture with Honors from Virginia Tech and a Master in Design with Distinction from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. CLICK HERE to learn more.

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