Information architecture uses the idea of architecture as a metaphor. But what if we information dashboard designers and data visualization professionals took our ideas out into the architecture of the physical world?
Long-time Dashboard Spy readers will remember my fondness for real-world dashboards such as:
Well, here is a real-world dashboard that’s actually part of a building’s architecture. Read about this media arts installation and see more pictures of the New York Times Lobby Dashboard.
Here is an explanation of the installation by the artists:
This real-world physical dashboard can be visited at the New York Times Building. It features 2 facing walls of monitors displaying fragments of current news from the newspaper as it is being published.