Think Tank

As Technology Reshapes Cities’ Economies and Daily Life, We Risk Widening Inequality

At a recent gathering at SOM's New York office, architects, planners, and academics discussed the challenges and opportunities of urban technologies.

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A Seat at the Table: How Millennials are Changing the Design of Dining

Faced with consumers who value authenticity, quality, and storytelling, designers have to think about the full user journey, which starts before a customer enters and continues after they leave.

Faced with consumers who value authenticity, quality and storytelling, designers have to think about the full user journey, which starts before a customer enters and continues after they leave.