design

Design library: Penguins and Penn Station

Doggerel is always on the lookout for good books about design and the built environment. Verity Relves, an Arup librarian in Solihull, UK, pointed us to a list started by engineers…

Building permanent paths out of poverty

David Lambert, a structural engineer in Arup’s Los Angeles office, has spent several years volunteering with the Mbesese Initiative for Sustainable Development (MISD), a nonprofit focused on reducing poverty in…

The very knobby pineapple

Walking through design offices and flipping through archives, we’re often struck by glimpses of images that aren’t immediately decipherable — the one above, for instance. Our What’s That? series tells their stories.   …

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