Emergency and safety wayfinding signage system for Taipei city

Establishing a Wayfinding Signage system will result in a population’s heightened understanding and awareness of emergency and safety information. The wide public distribution of aesthetic and functional design visuals will inform and train people to immediately recognise signage information and assist them to respond to different emergency situations with reduced confusion, anxiety and stress. The VID … Continue reading Emergency and safety wayfinding signage system for Taipei city

Participatory design, Costa Rica

Co-ideation of disaster preparedness strategies

Co-ideation of disaster preparedness strategies through a participatory design approach: Challenges and opportunities experienced at Turrialba volcano, Costa Rica Disaster preparedness is key to coping and adaptation during the immediate aftermath of a natural hazard, but the majority of those at risk do not feel prepared. In this participatory action research we investigate the use … Continue reading Co-ideation of disaster preparedness strategies

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Floodscape

Anticipative interfaces for emergency situations Contemporary information and wayfinding design often disregard the changing personal circumstances and mental state of the user. This paper explores concepts and methodologies in user interface (UI) and user experiences (UX) design to increase retention and memorisation through a focus on the recipients’ individual context, mental state and abilities. In … Continue reading Floodscape

Guemil Pictograms for Emergency

Guemil is an open source pictogram initiative oriented to risk and emergency situations. It makes available a visual standard for diverse stages and platforms of information (before → during → after). These icons are simple and useful resources for design and applied research. In Mapuche iconography, the Guemil is a symbol of writing system. It represents … Continue reading Guemil Pictograms for Emergency

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Southern California Tsunami Evacuation Information

Tsunami Evacuation