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About dkat84

Architecture is my Life.

RE: Material use in other countries

After this weeks research paper workshop, I got a few insights on the issues I choose to write about which were 1. Why wood construction is frequently used for residential construction In the United states, and why it isn’t in

RE: Material use in other countries

After this weeks research paper workshop, I got a few insights on the issues I choose to write about which were 1. Why wood construction is frequently used for residential construction In the United states, and why it isn’t in

Material use in other countries.

I have always wondered why residential buildings in the US are typically built out of wood. For someone that grew up in another country, this seems unconventional. I notice that this is an unchanging norm here in the US and

Material use in other countries.

I have always wondered why residential buildings in the US are typically built out of wood. For someone that grew up in another country, this seems unconventional. I notice that this is an unchanging norm here in the US and

Parametric Design (Digital Provocation)

I had the priviledge of taking Adam Marcus’s “Digital Provocation” workshop last year. I must say it was by far the best workshop I to took. I got the idea of writing about the projects I did for that class while he

Parametric Design (Digital Provocation)

I had the priviledge of taking Adam Marcus’s “Digital Provocation” workshop last year. I must say it was by far the best workshop I to took. I got the idea of writing about the projects I did for that class while he

Project 2 Design Concepts & Precedent

Our final design idea for this project came from the preliminary sketches we each made. As a group, we brought our different ideas together, looked at them and choose to incorporate features from each of these sketches  into the final

Project 2 Design Concepts & Precedent

Our final design idea for this project came from the preliminary sketches we each made. As a group, we brought our different ideas together, looked at them and choose to incorporate features from each of these sketches  into the final

Hope for the less priviledged

Who else thinks Shigeru Ban is an awesome architect? I must say that after today’s movie and seeing some of his work, he is one of my favorite international architect. For someone that grew up in another country and having

Hope for the less priviledged

Who else thinks Shigeru Ban is an awesome architect? I must say that after today’s movie and seeing some of his work, he is one of my favorite international architect. For someone that grew up in another country and having

Apple’s Glass Cube

Who else thinks apple makes some of the most innovative products in the world? They have produced some of the coolest devices in the world and I wonder what they will be making 10 or 15 years from now? Not

Apple’s Glass Cube

Who else thinks apple makes some of the most innovative products in the world? They have produced some of the coolest devices in the world and I wonder what they will be making 10 or 15 years from now? Not

Pushing Material Limits

How far can we push material limits and technology innovation? In a way, this class helps keep me updated with new technologies and innovative designs around the world. After Tuesday’s lecture, I decided to do some more research on some

Pushing Material Limits

How far can we push material limits and technology innovation? In a way, this class helps keep me updated with new technologies and innovative designs around the world. After Tuesday’s lecture, I decided to do some more research on some