A Park for All Just 10 Minutes from Home

As the global population continues to gravitate to an urbanized world, the value of open space in metropolitan areas continues to grow. An important catalyst for economic development and a stimulus for breathing life into neighborhoods, the most cherished form of public infrastructure is green spaces – serving as open-air living rooms and outdoor leisure Read More

People Powered: Two Wheels Forward

People Powered: Two Wheels Forward While innovations in the automobile industry may grab headlines, the bicycle – which assumed its basic design by the 1880’s, is a historic form of transport with a very bright future. With virtually no carbon footprint, bicycling is the most energy-efficient form of mechanized transportation. In terms of infrastructure, increased Read More

Art in Public Spaces

Art in Public Spaces The Statue of Liberty. The Eiffel Tower. The Gardens of Versailles. The Federation Bells. These landmarks engender a sense of pride and civic identity. They reach audiences outside of museums, galleries and theaters – enhancing our experience by adding beauty to everyday life and helping define our shared culture. Encompassing a Read More

Expansion in China

Expansion in China In response to China’s continued growth, EDSA is strengthening its foothold in the region with a new office location in the Jing’an District. The Shanghai office, which opened in 2013 continues to provide for greater client interface and is expanding with several active design commissions. “China remains an important market for us Read More

Squad Goals | Recent Promotions

When Edward D. Stone Jr. founded EDSA in 1960, he envisioned a culture that incorporated the voice of every employee. This collective of innovative-minded peers continues to evolve as EDSA announces the promotion of 14 talented designers who have significantly contributed to our practice and the profession. Craig Stoner, Associate Principal Craig’s in-depth knowledge and Read More

How Long Are You Staying? – Vacation Trends

The hospitality industry is in a constant state of evolution as people seek new and exciting places to visit. Diversity and accessibility in the travel market resulted in previous niches become the norm, and hard-to-reach places, reachable. With vacation planning season right around the corner, it seems only natural that we share some hospitality trends Read More

Out of the Fast Lane

Once considered science-fiction, driverless cars are now motoring toward reality. Beginning with automatic safety features such as collision-avoidance braking and blind-spot alerts to robotic conveniences that include parallel parking assistance, technology is rapidly replacing hands-on functionality. The fact that BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Google, and General Motors are all investing in self-driving technologies and prototypes, that Read More

Alternative Amenities

In real estate developments across the globe, the definition of “amenities” is changing. No longer solely defined as activities and lifestyle features, amenities now encompass all elements that serve to enhance a location’s sense of place, organize its style, and add value through enrichment of experience. For several decades, golf has been used as an Read More

Living in Harmony with Land

The origin of human existence documents the hunter-gatherer model, where living off of the land was the means to survival – a concept mostly understood by today’s westernized population through Netflix and Planet Earth documentaries. The emergence of farming, stemming from the need to mass produce food as populations grew, can be traced back to Read More