Monthly Archives: October 2012

Re: GINA the Clothed Automobile

After reading this posting I began to think how this concept car relates to the architect-client design process. The skin that GINA uses is unique in that its allows the car to have virtually no seams. To the viewer (and

Re: GINA the Clothed Automobile

After reading this posting I began to think how this concept car relates to the architect-client design process. The skin that GINA uses is unique in that its allows the car to have virtually no seams. To the viewer (and

Breaking Away From Tradition

A few weeks ago we were given an assignment to research different materials and determine which one we would use for the new University of Minnesota Experimental Physics and Nanotechnology building.  As a group we decided to go with copper

Breaking Away From Tradition

A few weeks ago we were given an assignment to research different materials and determine which one we would use for the new University of Minnesota Experimental Physics and Nanotechnology building.  As a group we decided to go with copper

GINA the Clothed Automobile

Who is GINA? Essentially, GINA is a dream. She will never be realized to her fullest potential because, simply put, GINA is a concept car. Like a myriad of other automobile corporations, BMW uses the concept car as a way

GINA the Clothed Automobile

Who is GINA? Essentially, GINA is a dream. She will never be realized to her fullest potential because, simply put, GINA is a concept car. Like a myriad of other automobile corporations, BMW uses the concept car as a way

One shot Two kills

Saving energy is one of the most significant strategies to slow global warming and a lot of methods are coming out with artistic designs and options. Biomimicry, high-tech, and sustainable materials in the architecture is new trend in the field.

One shot Two kills

Saving energy is one of the most significant strategies to slow global warming and a lot of methods are coming out with artistic designs and options. Biomimicry, high-tech, and sustainable materials in the architecture is new trend in the field.

Bye Bye Brownstone

After looking through the blog website Architizer.com an article peaked my interest that relates to the lecture by Dean Fischer about materiality and the way that we are using materials, or should I say, wasting them. New York City has

Bye Bye Brownstone

After looking through the blog website Architizer.com an article peaked my interest that relates to the lecture by Dean Fischer about materiality and the way that we are using materials, or should I say, wasting them. New York City has

A city a quarter of a mile wide, and 3,700+ miles long, that stops the desert.

I said I wasn’t going to do a post on a TED talk, I SWORE I wasn’t going to do a post on a TED talk, I lied. Many of you probably watch TED talks, especially those on Architecture and

A city a quarter of a mile wide, and 3,700+ miles long, that stops the desert.

I said I wasn’t going to do a post on a TED talk, I SWORE I wasn’t going to do a post on a TED talk, I lied. Many of you probably watch TED talks, especially those on Architecture and

What is Concrete?

con·crete_ [kon-kreet], noun an artificial, stone like material used for various structural purposes, made by mixing cement and various aggregates, as sand, pebbles, gravel, or shale, with water and allowing the mixture to harden. That is what the dictionary defines concrete

What is Concrete?

con·crete_ [kon-kreet], noun an artificial, stone like material used for various structural purposes, made by mixing cement and various aggregates, as sand, pebbles, gravel, or shale, with water and allowing the mixture to harden. That is what the dictionary defines concrete