Archinect - News 2016-10-28T10:28:42-04:00 A blind New Yorker identifies the city by scent Julia Ingalls 2016-05-05T12:26:00-04:00 >2016-05-18T01:35:24-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>I&rsquo;m blind, so my nose tells me what neighborhood I&rsquo;m in. My dog and I &ndash; we walk. We&rsquo;ll walk from 125th down to Houston. The smell of Harlem is definitely different now. It&rsquo;s more open. There&rsquo;s a new class of people. The whole thing feels like someplace else.</p></em><br /><br /><p>To navigate a vast city, people often develop a set of idiosyncratic markers: personal landmarks, favorite coffee joints, or in Craig Taylor's case, the smell of a particular section of town. Should designers start thinking in terms of creating signature scents to help identify their work for a populace that can't "see" projects traditionally?</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>For all the best in the smells of architecture:</p><ul><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Experimental architecture history exhibits spaces with smell</a></li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The scent of an Apple product, sourcing the Macbook Pro fragrance</a></li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">What does your office smell like?</a></li></ul> The scent of an Apple product, sourcing the Macbook Pro fragrance Archinect 2012-04-17T12:21:00-04:00 >2012-04-17T12:36:03-04:00 <img src="" width="460" height="283" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A distinctive scent can be observed when unwrapping a newly purchased Apple product from its packaging. Apple fans will certainly recognize this smell. The scent created for Greatest Hits encompasses the smell of the plastic wrap covering the box, printed ink on the cardboard, the smell of paper and plastic components within the box and of course the aluminum laptop which has come straight from the factory where it was assembled in China.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>