Commonplace Book

Mockingbirds Tom Ford Does it Again Nashville’s Hidden Wisdom Annabel Lee’s Valentine’s Day Trump’s Trash 3 Part Commonplace The Complexity of Chanel Exs and Ohs Commonplace 11 The Commonplace of GW Hospital  King Kylie Modern Day Cinderella

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Does Diversification Matter?

The following essay is meant to directly correlate to a separate presentation. Due to the inability to directly import a Prezi to Edspace, the presentation link is provided here. Enjoy!  Does diversification matter? These three simple words are the foundation for the sentence: In today’s socially and technologically advanced world, how much does diversification really matter when […]

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Changes over Time

The above is a collection of photographs from Google Street view of the George Washington University Hospital and the surrounding area. These photos start with the “current” day view, which was taken by Google in December of 2016. Under that is the oldest street view which Google has of the area, taken in August 2007. […]

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Annotated Bibliographies 9 & 10

“Vision and Mission.” Diversity & Inclusion | The George Washington University, The                                    George Washington University, diversity.gwu.edu/vision-and-mission. Accessed 1 May 2017. As many colleges and universities currently have, the George Washington University has an office dedicated to racial and cultural […]

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View from Monuments

Ok, so to say this is the view of the GW Hospital from the National Monuments may be a bit of a stretch, but this is the view of the hospital from the direction of the monuments. This is also the view of the hospital from the nearest metro stop, which stops right next to […]

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View from Washington Circle NW

This is the view of GW Hospital from the Washington Circle NW, which is on the side of GW Hospital opposite of the National Mall and monuments. The majority of people coming to the hospital most likely come from this direction (due to the proximity of major roadways). Therefore, it’s safe to say that this […]

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Pano Exterior

Aside from the elongated girl in the foreground, there really isn’t anything too out-of-the-ordinary about the GW Hospital, as this panorama picture of the exterior shows. The building appears to be relatively new, but not overly unusual. The stone is a simple brown color, and although there are a good amount of windows used on […]

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Signage

 One of the first things someone may notice about GW Hospital, especially if one is searching for the building intentionally, would be its signage. The building itself is not that extraordinary: it has a simplistic brown stone and glass facade, so it blends in relatively well with the surrounding buildings (pictures in other posts). So […]

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Gender Representation

In Suzanne Tick’s article “His & Hers? Designing for a Post-Gender Society”, she argues that designers should focus a critical eye on society’s issues, particularly by promoting acceptance and change through their work. In her opinion, this is the opportune time for designers to start questioning how they incorporate gender sensitivity into their projects. Historically, society is […]

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