The design of this adaptive use establishes a dynamic identity for GE’s newest startup business. The reimagined Building 66 showcases the company’s commitment to sustainability through the reinvigoration of buildings on its historic Schenectady campus.
Our product is a green product; we felt that our facility should mirror that as well.
Battery Operations Leader, GE Transportation Energy Storage
JAX is a visionary leader in 15 biomedical research areas and the entrepreneurial developer and distributor of transgenic mice for scientific study. This video by JAX discusses their advances in the new medical model of personalized medicine.
The Maker experience represents a profound change in how things are being created today. The formal boundaries and divisions between people of different backgrounds and skills are not only dissolved by the Creative Class, they are informed by the interaction brought about by diversity of ideas, experience, and contribution to advancement. As designers of multidisciplinary research and teaching/learning environments of all kinds and active members of an academic faculty team running an interdisciplinary, entrepreneurial maker studio, our experience helps create more idealized and appealing environments that attract, retain, and engage the Creative Class and help those who wish to learn more about this valuable paradigm. The experience of Making offers great hope for making our world a better place through innovation, and the ultimate beneficiaries of these efforts will be all of us, together.
EYP is a passionate innovation culture, so we feel a special connection to MassChallenge, whose mission is to catalyze a startup renaissance. Inspired by their entrepreneurial drive, the EYP Scholarship for Design Innovation will identify and support start-ups that inspire creativity and problem-solving through design.
Throughout 2015, Metropolis’s publisher and editor in chief, Susan S. Szenasy, led the Metropolis Think Tank series of conversations on the seismic cultural shifts reshaping our society and the importance of injecting a new humanism into design and architecture in order to better deal with emerging challenges. In "Maker Culture and The Human Factor", Susan spoke with EYP about the process of creating educational spaces that foster engaged, hands-on learning and making.
The most successful research enterprises promote a culture of collaboration.