The Evolution of the Energy Trees: Informing our Industrial Design Workflows


Grimshaw’s Dubai Energy Trees were launched to an enthusiastic response during Expo2020 and have since become a permanent installation at the heart of a new district on the outskirts of Dubai. Despite the excitement, little has been presented on their design evolution that resulted from a consolidation of data-driven factors, especially in achieving the solar energy demands to meet the growing aspirations for the Sustainability Pavilion precinct.

by Casimir Zdanius

Designing for Community: Socializing the Academic Research Environment


A problem as complex as climate change requires multifaceted solutions, and the transdisciplinary mission of the Rob and Melani Walton Center for Planetary Health at Arizona State University brings together several departments to create a holistic approach to climate research.

by William Horgan, Eric Johnson

Opening an office overseas could be a smart move in the current climate


If you’re looking to expand internationally, you need the right motivation and the right people, writes Mark Middleton

by Mark Middleton

How Grimshaw is planning to ride out recession and grow its way to diversity


Mark Middleton, global managing partner, talks about the practice’s vision, different ways of working and his new three-year business strategy.

by Mark Middleton

Via Verde and New Housing Solutions in New York City


A competition providing “New Housing For New York” prompted Grimshaw to develop this community-centered multi-family residential scheme that emanated from a focus on the health and well-being of tenants.

by Andrew Whalley