Tagged with "environment"

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  1. Darkened Waters: Profile of an Oil Spill

    Darkened Waters: Profile of an Oil Spill

    Case Study

    by Kathleen McLean Published January 09 2008

    INTRODUCTION The November 2007 oil spill in the San Francisco Bay was an ugly deja vu. As I read about the initial collision report, the first emergency response, the rising anger of powerless citizens, and the desperate attempts of oiled seabirds to...

  2. Green Living Centre

    Green Living Centre

    Case Study

    by Leila Schembri Published October 23 2008

    In partnership with Blustin Heath Design, we created an inspiring visitor space with an interactive exhibition for Islington Council - The Green Living Centre. Situated on Upper Street, N1, in the heart of Islington, the Centre engages visitors in...

  3. Water: H2O = Life

    Water: H2O = Life

    Case Study

    by Bette Schmit Published April 29 2009

    Water: H2O = Life offers visitors the fascinating story of water’s influence on Earth and, simultaneously, a cautionary tale of growing demands on an essential and limited resource. Using a full palette of interpretive techniques—natural history and...

  4. Igloo Exhibit

    Igloo Exhibit

    Case Study

    by Jeff Crewe Published September 21 2009

    Exhibit Context This simulated igloo was one of several elements in the exhibit entitled Frozen In: Captain Comer and the Hudson Bay Inuit. From 1885 to 1903, George Comer was both an arctic whaler and a part-time collector of Inuit artifacts. He...

  5. Specimens in a Sustainable Environment

    Specimens in a Sustainable Environment

    Case Study

    by Jonathan Katz Published February 06 2009

    Sustainability & Specimen Display: a Conflict of Program? Key to the design program of the new California Academy of Sciences was incorporating the Academy ethos and commitment to sustainability into the design of the building. (Photo #1)The result...

  6. Tom Tits Experiment (the whole place)

    Tom Tits Experiment (the whole place)

    Review

    by Erik Thogersen Published May 28 2010

    When staff at the Exploratorium list museums that they find inspiring, Tom Tits Experiment, located an hour outside of Stockholm Sweden, is generally near the top of the list. This May I finally had the chance to visit, and arrived with much...

  7. Heaven and Earth II

    Heaven and Earth II

    Review

    by Beth Kelley Published July 03 2010

    The Heaven and Earth II Exhibit is a outdoor sculpture exhibition being put on at Carkeek Park in Seattle, WA. It is sponsored by the COCA (Center on Contemporary Art), the Associated Recreational Council, and Seattle Parks and Recreation. It is the...

  8. Population Impact

    Population Impact

    Case Study

    by Beth Redmond-Jones Published August 24 2010

    What part do humans play on ecosystems? What part do ecosystems play on humans? Population Impact focuses on populations—of humans, plants, and other animals—and regional and global ecosystems: how the two are endlessly connected, and how they are...

  9. Information doesn't drive behavior change; Identity does

    Information doesn't drive behavior change; Identity does

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    by Maraya Cornell on December 01, 2010

    The public's (non)reaction to the mountains of data in support of human-driven climate change should be of interest to anyone engaged in an attempt to influence behavior through messaging. Whether you...

  10. Les survivants de l'extrême - Extreme survival

    Les survivants de l'extrême - Extreme survival

    Review

    by Agnes RUIZ Published April 27 2011

    This traveling exhibition is currently presented at Palais de la découverte (Universcience) in Paris, France. I am not a specialist regarding animals, but I have to admit that I really enjoyed this exhibition! I visited it with two others adults...

  11. Zona-i. A space to reflect on scientific information

    Zona-i. A space to reflect on scientific information

    Case Study

    by Francisco J. Franco del Amo Published July 01 2011

    Zona-i A space to reflect on scientific information “Knowing a great deal is not the same as being smart; intelligence is not information alone but also judgement, the manner in which information is collected and used” Carl Sagan (1934-1996),...

  12. A Walk in the Wild: Continuing John Muir's Journey

    A Walk in the Wild: Continuing John Muir's Journey

    Review

    by Katherine Whitney Published November 30 2011

    On a recent day off from school I lured my 10-year-old son to Oakland Museum of California’s exhibit A Walk in the Wild: Continuing John Muir’s Journey. This ambitious exhibition sets out to cover a lot of bases, but my interest was how well it...