Design Observer is a design site broken down into four categories which relate to all aspects of design.
A rendering of the first curtain wall in 1909 and how it looks today.
Places is where you will find all articles on the built form, with topics that range from shelters that immigrant groups use to migrate their way into Europe, to the evolution of daylight in buildings that started with the invention of the glass curtain wall in 1909.
Make shift shelters used by immigrant groups through out Europe.
Phillip Johnson's design for the Amon Carter Museum is under appreciated.
Change Observer is the miscellaneous section of the site. Some articles are critiqing the way students learn and how internship requirements should be redesigned. Meanwhile another author writes about the value of design disruptions that range from public art to flies in a urinal.
Before I Die, interactice public art project by Candy Chang invites people to share what they wish to accomplish.
The last section of the site is OBLOG, dedicated to postings on events in the design world as well as book suggestions and reviews.