Storytelling, Artwork, Graphic and Display Design at Scott Hall
Client: Carnegie Mellon University
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Type: Science + Technology Storytelling, Custom Design and Fabrication
OFFICE 52 Architecture developed the conceptual approach and designed the customized building lettering, artwork and storytelling installations, museum quality lightbox display, and donor signage for Scott Hall at Carnegie Mellon University. We worked closely with the University to feature graphics and text for donor alumni stories representative of innovative advances in science and technology. In some cases this required working directly with donors or their representatives. The work included visual research, graphic composition, historical Strain Gage timeline development, and aesthetically beautiful placement that worked within the overall design of the building. OFFICE 52 Architecture selected the typeface, designed the layout, completed the artwork, and oversaw the prototype mockups, fabrication and finishing of all components. This included custom exterior stainless steel letters, bench plates, and interior dichroic wall plates. Interior installations ranged from small plaques for individual spaces to museum quality displays, including the permanent exhibit of Arthur Ruge’s original prototypes of the Strain Gage.
Drawings, models, renderings, and photography by OFFICE 52 Architecture.
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