sacramento catalyst competition

sacramento catalyst competition

new strategies for a socially engaging and ecologically sound california capitol
retrofitting infrastucture

retrofitting infrastucture

strategies for urban freeway reformation in oakland, california
cambridge bicycle

cambridge bicycle

central square's iconic bike shop recently completed
40th street parklet

40th street parklet

north oakland's new mini-park now open
superb: provisions for cycling

superb: provisions for cycling

urban cycling never looked so good
O Z I I O
  • spaces

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  • 09.Mar
  • Cambridge Bicycle
  • Cambridge Bicycle: small business niche in an emerging technology corridor     Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts Design Team: Justin Viglianti, Andres Bernal, Alfredo Rico-Dimas Owner: Boston Bicycle LLC Woodworker: Grusby Woodworks Construction Contractor: Dipaolo Builders Photographer: Justin Keena Photography Project Year: 2014 CONTEXT Cambridge Bicycle occupies the ground floor of a flatiron factory building in the [...]

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  • 25.Sep
  • Superb – provisions for cycling
  • Fixed for Fashion     Location: Boston Massachusetts Design Team: Justin Viglianti, Andres Bernal, Alfredo Rico-Dimas Owner: Boston Bicycle LLC Brand Manager: Jason Hollingsworth Graphic Artists: Stripy Cat, Alexandra Horeanopoulos, Justin Viglianti Construction Contractor: Justin Viglianti Project Year: 2009 A bicycle boutique with a focus on fixed gear & urban riding, Superb is a full [...]

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  • 25.Sep
  • Jar-Curran Residence
  • South End Loft Build-Out As the excitement of  an open-plan loft space subsided and the realities of clearly defined spaces and storage solutions become a need rather than a want, our clients in the South End of Boston asked us to convert their 1000+ square feet of unfinished loft apartment into a functional two-bedroom for [...]

  • art

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  • 27.Sep
  • Unite: HEP
  • A benefit for the homeless empowerment project. Unite aims at bringing artists and musicians together for a night in support of homeless Americans.  Members of O Z I I O participated in preparing an exhibit of photography and street art during the end of summer street fair held in Harvard Square, Cambridge MA.

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  • 27.Sep
  • Seventh Generation
  • This poster was designed for Net Impact’s kick-off event at Brandeis University. The event’s main feature was Jeffrey Hollender co-founder and chief inspired protagonist of Seventh Generation. The design goals for the poster were to reinterpret the iconic seventh generations graphics to generate interest and to celebrate the focus on sustainable business practices.

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  • 27.Sep
  • Logos
  • Various Branding / Logo Design

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  • 25.Sep
  • Locally Grown
  • Pop-up Gallery Exhibition Curated by members of O Z I I O, Locally Grown is a rotating gallery show of young, local artists in alternative art spaces around Boston.  Most recently: Fort Point, the seaport warehouse district of Boston. The pieces chosen for the shows reflect the current DIY ethic and trends in parodied social [...]

  • buildings

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  • 28.Sep
  • Forgotten Urban Spaces
  • Forgotten Urban Lots Competition In a city whose infrastructure continues to change, the number of construction sites and abandoned lots provide nothing but wasted space. The goal in this competition was to created City Dwelling out of a forgotten urban lot adjacent to the service corridor behind Newbury Street and the emergency exit on route [...]

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  • 27.Sep
  • M-PAD: Build Boston Student Housing Competition
  • The Cost of Living: Boston is on par with San Francisco and New York as the most expensive cities to live in across the United States, and with housing prices grossly stripping income levels, is one of the hardest cities for a person to own equity. The Pre-Fab Approach: Pre-fabrication challenges designers to simplify their [...]

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  • 26.Sep
  • Funktional Design
  • Thoughts on Designing in a Sub-Culture In today’s design world, the possibilities to pursue a career in the field have become available independently from a traditional education. A new influx of non-formally trained designers has brought a new approach that invigorates the Industry through the eclectic artistry and unconventional methods of marketing that occur in [...]

  • urbanism

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  • 03.Sep
  • Sacramento Catalyst Competition
  • A design competition for California’s capitol mall     Location: Sacramento, California Design Team: Justin Viglianti, Andrea Gaffney, Robert Glass Sponsors: AIA Central Valley + The City of Sacramento Project Year: 2011 Catalyst, the 2011 international open ideas competition, delivered world-class forward thinking, innovative and implementable design solutions to reinvent Capitol Mall–the gateway to the [...]

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  • 21.Sep
  • Retrofitting Infrastructure: Strategies for Freeway Reformation in Oakland
  • This project re-imagines the freeway’s contribution to urban space by demonstrating regional, environmental, and community strategies integral to the system’s reformation: PROBLEM In the 1940’s and 50’s a new system of mobility revolutionized how we think about cities. It was a system thought to relieve congestion and increase connectivity throughout metropolitan regions. In the Bay [...]

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  • 25.May
  • Mare Island: Rethinking Abandoned Military Bases
  • In the 1990′s military bases across the US were shutdown leaving thousands of government workers unemployed and hundreds of cities with large budget deficits that most have not been able to remedy. Mare Island in Vallejo California was home to a ship building Naval base that served as a major hub of San Francisco Bay [...]

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  • 03.Sep
  • Urban Revolutions
  • Local bicycle advocates joined Talking Heads lead singer David Byrne to discuss the critical role cycling will play in Boston and other cities working toward sustainability. The event also marked the US launch of the Copenhagen Wheel, a SENSEable City Lab project. The images shown are from Jacqueline Douglas’ presentation given at M.I.T. this past [...]

  • objects

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  • 03.Sep
  • 40th Street Parklet
  • Oakland’s take on privately sponsored public openspace     Location: Oakland, California Design Team: Justin Viglianti, Andrea Gaffney, Robert Glass Sponsors: Manifesto Bicycles + Subrosa Coffee Associated Architect: designpad architecture Construction Contractor: Heidi Becker, H Factor Landscapes Photographer: Arnaldo Burgos Project Year: 2012 Piloted by Bay Area cities and adopted by numerous municipalities around the [...]

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  • 01.Feb
  • Crossing Networks
  • SHIFT boston competiton What if we could walk from Boston to East Boston?  A question we have asked ourselves for as long as we’ve been living in this city.  We propose a Harbor Walk bridge to make such a connection.  By linking both sides of the harbor it is our hope that disused urban fragments [...]

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  • 28.Sep
  • ArtsUnion Beacon
  • A Lantern for the City The ArtsUnion Beacon aims to create a symbol for Union Square that celebrates its multicultural and artistic richness while creating a landmark for Somerville and the city. The concept developed out of the analogy of a cultural quilt stitched together by different local culture’s ornamental patterns. We found this idea [...]

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  • 25.Sep
  • Swanboat Pavilion
  • O Z I I O’s proposal for the Swanboat Pavilion and Duck House recognizes the iconic nature of the swan boats as an image of Boston’s most significant qualities: tradition and innovation. Our intention is to use these two qualities to generate a legacy to future generations. The proposal recognizes the rich historic tradition of [...]

  • blog

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  • 06.Oct
  • Fast Trash: the exhibition on pneumatic garbage systems now online
  • Fast Trash, the 2010 exhibition on the history and future of Roosevelt Island’s pneumatic garbage system is now on the web. Fast Trash asks what a community built around progressive policies and technologies can teach us about how we choose our infrastructure. In the 1970′s Roosevelt Island was fitted with an Automated Vaccuum Collection System [...]

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  • 23.May
  • Damian Ortega: Do it Yourself @ the ICA Boston
  • Damián Ortega is known for taking things apart and putting them back together again. Born in 1967 in Mexico City, Ortega is one of the most prominent artists of the new Mexican generation. This exhibition, the first-ever survey of Ortega’s work, will show the arc of his artistic output with a range of sculpture, installation, [...]

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  • 19.Oct
  • Solar Decathlon ’09
  • For those not familiar, this Bi-annual event takes place on the National Mall in Washington D.C. amidst the political rallies and museum goers that make our nations capital what it is.  For two weeks in October the Mall becomes a stage for some of the most innovative and promising new technologies in passive, sustainable, and [...]

  • 06.Oct
  • Visual Acoustics
  • Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, VISUAL ACOUSTICS celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world’s greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought modern architecture to the American mainstream. Shulman, who passed away this year, captured the work of nearly every modern and progressive architect since the 1930s including Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra, John Lautner [...]

  • news

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  • 14.Dec
  • O Z I I O presents parklets @ Livable Streets
  • This past Tuesday O Z I I O co-founder Justin Viglianti spoke to transportation advocates on the benefits of neighborhood driven street design at the Livable Streets 2nd annual 10in1 series. Justin along with 9 other planning and design professionals presented their recent work to promote safer and more livable streets. The O Z I [...]

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O Z I I O is a Boston based design collaborative re-awakening the potential of design in everyday life. We believe that design is inspired by the people and places that make the built environment a unique and rich database of ideas. Our mission is to transform those ideas into informative, creative, and provocative designs that are considered integral pieces of the urban landscape.

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