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Bisphenol-A (BPA); is it as Harmful as we Think?

For my research paper I decided to take a different route, and talk more about the health effects with a specific material, plastic, and more specifically the BPA that some plastics, predominantly shatter-resistant bottles. BPA is a chemical that is

Bisphenol-A (BPA); is it as Harmful as we Think?

For my research paper I decided to take a different route, and talk more about the health effects with a specific material, plastic, and more specifically the BPA that some plastics, predominantly shatter-resistant bottles. BPA is a chemical that is

I-35W Bridge

My interest behind this bridge came from driving past it every night and seeing it lit up, it sparked my curiosity to do some research on the bridge. Using the new LED technology that is energy efficient, using 13% less

I-35W Bridge

My interest behind this bridge came from driving past it every night and seeing it lit up, it sparked my curiosity to do some research on the bridge. Using the new LED technology that is energy efficient, using 13% less

Suzanne Deal Booth Centennial Pavilion (Rice University)

Prior to the lecture given by Mary Guzowski on Light as Material, I thought that a skyspace was just another way of describing a skylight, but I was wrong. She showed us the video of James Goldstein’s own skyspace designed

Suzanne Deal Booth Centennial Pavilion (Rice University)

Prior to the lecture given by Mary Guzowski on Light as Material, I thought that a skyspace was just another way of describing a skylight, but I was wrong. She showed us the video of James Goldstein’s own skyspace designed

Antii Lovag’s Palais Bulles (The Bubble Palace)

In lecture today (November 15) we watched a film in class that talked about the Palais Bulles, which in English means the Bubble Palace. This house caught my attention because of the way it was designed. It was designed by

Antii Lovag’s Palais Bulles (The Bubble Palace)

In lecture today (November 15) we watched a film in class that talked about the Palais Bulles, which in English means the Bubble Palace. This house caught my attention because of the way it was designed. It was designed by

Copper and Paper Tubes

Two of the materials that I chose for the project were copper and paper tubes. Both of them are very sustainable and recyclable. Copper is 100% recyclable, so when a copper product reaches the entirety of its use, the metal

Copper and Paper Tubes

Two of the materials that I chose for the project were copper and paper tubes. Both of them are very sustainable and recyclable. Copper is 100% recyclable, so when a copper product reaches the entirety of its use, the metal

Paper Loghouse

I really admire Shigeru Ban, especially his work with paper tubes because it reminded me of a project that I worked on last semester, it was a similar material, but at a smaller scale. Until I saw the video that

Paper Loghouse

I really admire Shigeru Ban, especially his work with paper tubes because it reminded me of a project that I worked on last semester, it was a similar material, but at a smaller scale. Until I saw the video that

Innovations in All Areas

Today in lecture (October 16th) Tom Fisher talked to us about his new book Designing to Avoid Disasters which discusses fracture critical design. Specifically talking about the 35W bridge collapsing, the design itself was a flaw. The design of the

Innovations in All Areas

Today in lecture (October 16th) Tom Fisher talked to us about his new book Designing to Avoid Disasters which discusses fracture critical design. Specifically talking about the 35W bridge collapsing, the design itself was a flaw. The design of the