Physical and Digital Shearing Layers

What can architecture teach us about digital design?

Carnegie Mellon University
Interaction Design Seminar, Professor Molly Wright Steenson
Fall 2019

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Allen Hall: Thackeray Avenue and O’Hara Street in Oakland
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Stewart Brand’s Shearing Layers of Change
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Allen Hall’s Layers
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Signs honoring distinguished scientific past — Image 1: 1913 founders and commercial producers of Radium / Image 2: discoverer of Radium
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New technology embedded inside and outside the building
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Lab space & classroom space existing together
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Legacy Google Search on Web (1998) / Google Chrome on Mobile (2019)
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The Google Chrome App’s Layers

Interaction Designer | Carnegie Mellon University, School of Design | MDes ’21

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