Author Archives: Blaine Brownell

About Blaine Brownell

Blaine Brownell is an architect and former Fulbright scholar with a research focus on emergent materials. He is a principal of the design and research practice Transstudio and an assistant professor and co-director of the Master of Science program in Sustainable Design at the University of Minnesota School of Architecture. Brownell authored the Transmaterial series as well as the books Matter in the Floating World and Material Strategies with Princeton Architectural Press.

Welcome to Arch 3150

This three-credit undergraduate lecture course surveys the development of significant architectural material technologies and their relationships to society and the natural environment. Please click on the pages above to read about various aspects of the course. You may download a

Welcome to Arch 3150

This three-credit undergraduate lecture course surveys the development of significant architectural material technologies and their relationships to society and the natural environment. Please click on the pages above to read about various aspects of the course. You may download a