I.D.E.A. Partners and Lowe Enterprises are moving forward with the first new mixed-use project in the heart of I.D.E.A. District. This full city block, bounded by Park, 13th, E and F, will contain 100,000 square feet of creative office space, 138 highly-efficient residential units with multiple amenities, and a mix
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Here is a video of comments made by I.D.E.A. Partner, Pete Garcia, at Biznow panel in San Diego. Highlights from the video include: “I.D.E.A. Partners principal Pete Garcia says what downtown needs is an 800-lb gorilla anchor tenant in the tech sector, which “will make a statement that downtown is
“We believe that designers should be part of the DNA of companies from the beginning and partner with business and technology cofounders to build great products, user experiences, and a culture of innovation for the long run.” This quote from the attached article perfectly captures the spirit of I.D.E.A. District.
Over the past couple of weeks, students from the NewSchool of Architecture and Design have been involved in a Design Competition for our “Liberation of the Park” project in East Village San Diego. Great designs and amazing work done by these students. Check out some of the pictures from the
This interview with David Kelley is from the 60 Minutes on Sunday January 6th. Kelley, is the co-founder of IDEO and founder of the d.School at Stanford. In this interview he talks about how the process of design thinking can lead to innovation breakthroughs. The video provides lots of great
We are very pleased to announce that I.D.E.A. Vision 2.0 is now up on our website. What convinced us that the we needed to update this vision? It has been 18 months since the release of the first Vision Document, and it is clear that our thinking, and the world,
Over the past few months the IDEA Collaborative has begun initiating a creative design process for the liberation of an innovative urban park in the heart of Downtown San Diego’s East Village. This location will be the center and jumping off point for the transformative new neighborhood known as the
Last week, CEO of 22@Barcelona Josep Pique presented at the Global Forum on the Culture of Innovation in San Diego alongside I.D.E.A. Partners Dave and Pete. His innovative design for Barcelona has since yielded a mixed-use zone of high-tech companies, affordable housing units, and higher education institutions… exactly what we’d like
The San Diego Business Journal covered the I.D.E.A. District and the Global Forum on the Culture of Innovation this week. Click below to read more: Innovative People Would Be ‘Infrastrucutre’ of I.D.E.A. District
The San Diego Union-Tribune published an op-ed piece by I.D.E.A. Partners David Malmuth and Pete Garcia on Sunday. Cities are competing in the most important race of the 21st century: the race for talent. To read more about how San Diego can win the race for talent, click here.