IDEA1, a six-story, residential-office-retail project nearing completion in East Village, may represent the ultimate in mixed-use development that San Diego planners have been pining for over the past 40 years.
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Today, Facebook announced preliminary plans for an expansion of its Menlo Park campus. The master plan, designed by OMA, will include a grocery store, retail space, publicly accessible parks and greenways, 1,500 housing units, a hotel, and a cultural center.
Everyone loves tacos so this is extra special! We’re excited to announce the newest addition to IDEA1 on the ground floor: tacos by LoLa 55.
He’s leading the world’s cities toward solutions. Since joining Bloomberg Philanthropies in 2010, Anderson has devised and led ambitious programs that have channeled more than $215 million to urban projects reaching 290 cities across 25 countries.
Influencer Bill Gross attended his 21st consecutive TED Conference this year. He attended all 94 talks and compiled his top 8 takeaways!
We’re getting closer and closer to opening our first building, IDEA1 this September. Our friends at San Diego Magazine are also excited!
The area is one of our region’s major educational clusters. You can go from preschool to post-graduate without ever leaving the neighborhood. The South East Village Focus Plan – an unofficial document prepared by a group of downtown property owners, design professionals and residents – lists leveraging the academic vibe as its No. 2 goal for the area.
Of the evolving list of dream jobs for designers just out of school, the global design firm Frog might have the broadest appeal simply based on the nature of its work. In addition to pushing forward the design industry with sharp, curiosity-driven projects, its approach to design is interdisciplinary—which means it employs designers that work across digital, industrial, and interactive design.
How do you measure “innovation?” It’s something that every organization seems to be after–just look at AT&T’s Innovation Pipeline, Sephora’s Innovation Research lab, and the University of Pennsylvania’s punny Pennovation Center–but it’s extremely hard to quantify.
In case you missed it, ULI Europe held a conference in Rotterdam (at which I.D.E.A. District’s David Malmuth spoke) and just released their report “Building the Innovation Economy: City-Level Strategies for Planning, Placemaking and Promotion.” San Diego is featured along with Munich, Rotterdam and Tel Aviv.
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