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Pentagram

‘Border City’

Digital Design, Exhibition Design

An architectural installation at the London Design Biennale proposes building a borderless city between the U.S. and Mexico.

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A radially expanding hexagonal grid provided the basis for the graphics.

The animated infographics fill the walls of the installation at the London Design Biennale. Zoom Enlarge

The animated infographics fill the walls of the installation at the London Design Biennale.

Hexagonal grid projected on the walls. Zoom Enlarge

Hexagonal grid projected on the walls.

The cohesive presentation supports the viability of Romero’s vision. Zoom Enlarge

The cohesive presentation supports the viability of Romero’s vision.

Hex Grid, the custom typeface with letterforms based on hexagonal shapes. Zoom Enlarge

Hex Grid, the custom typeface with letterforms based on hexagonal shapes.

The hexagonal grid projected on the physical model. Zoom Enlarge

The hexagonal grid projected on the physical model.

Motion is used to suggest the movement of immigration across borders. Zoom Enlarge

Motion is used to suggest the movement of immigration across borders.

An infographic of global population growth fills the walls of the gallery. Zoom Enlarge

An infographic of global population growth fills the walls of the gallery.

Hexagonal shapes are used as units to represent population growth. Zoom Enlarge

Hexagonal shapes are used as units to represent population growth.

Infographic showing slum populations around the world. Zoom Enlarge

Infographic showing slum populations around the world.

Mega-regions in North America. Zoom Enlarge

Mega-regions in North America.

The presentation builds a conversation between the screens on the two long sides of the room. Zoom Enlarge

The presentation builds a conversation between the screens on the two long sides of the room.

The infographics are designed to be quickly understood, presented in easily recognizable icons. Zoom Enlarge

The infographics are designed to be quickly understood, presented in easily recognizable icons.

Comparison of border crossings. Zoom Enlarge

Comparison of border crossings.

Comparison of energy use and sources. Zoom Enlarge

Comparison of energy use and sources.

Diagram of sustainability strategies. Zoom Enlarge

Diagram of sustainability strategies.