Author Archives: kieck033

The Future of Concrete

For the last post of the semester, I am going to focus on my research topic of concrete architecture. During the first lecture of the semester, we were informed that concrete is the most widely used material in architecture and

The Future of Concrete

For the last post of the semester, I am going to focus on my research topic of concrete architecture. During the first lecture of the semester, we were informed that concrete is the most widely used material in architecture and

The Watercube Textile

The Olympic Games seem to produce some of the most innovative and interesting buildings in the world. Every two years, whether it’s the summer or winter games, Olympic host cities appear to announce their presence through unique building designs that

The Watercube Textile

The Olympic Games seem to produce some of the most innovative and interesting buildings in the world. Every two years, whether it’s the summer or winter games, Olympic host cities appear to announce their presence through unique building designs that

Private Spaces Now Visible?

The material plastic is one that makes an abundant appearance throughout our everyday lives. Plastic has broken into and made significant impacts in almost every industry throughout the world, including fashion, furniture, aeronautics, electronics, medicine, and automotive. However, the architectural

Private Spaces Now Visible?

The material plastic is one that makes an abundant appearance throughout our everyday lives. Plastic has broken into and made significant impacts in almost every industry throughout the world, including fashion, furniture, aeronautics, electronics, medicine, and automotive. However, the architectural

“Solid Air” Walls – Size + Matter Pavilion

With the innovations in materials available to us in present time, our designs are not as limited as they used to be in terms of pushing the limits. When our group was discussing possible designs for our pavilion at the

“Solid Air” Walls – Size + Matter Pavilion

With the innovations in materials available to us in present time, our designs are not as limited as they used to be in terms of pushing the limits. When our group was discussing possible designs for our pavilion at the

Glowing Roads?

Will this world ever come to see the implementation of a glass roadway system? Personally, I think this is a very intriguing question. Following today’s discussion on the blog post concerning roads someday becoming a complex illuminating glass system pushed

Glowing Roads?

Will this world ever come to see the implementation of a glass roadway system? Personally, I think this is a very intriguing question. Following today’s discussion on the blog post concerning roads someday becoming a complex illuminating glass system pushed

Liquid Energy

Moments after listening to the conclusion of Dean Fisher’s lecture on fracture critical design in class on Tuesday, I started to become slightly depressed and nervous about the future of the world we live in. We must make changes NOW,

Liquid Energy

Moments after listening to the conclusion of Dean Fisher’s lecture on fracture critical design in class on Tuesday, I started to become slightly depressed and nervous about the future of the world we live in. We must make changes NOW,

Aluminum-Steel Welding

Material technologies are constantly making changes and progressions that will soon be shaping the world around us. Our advancement in material innovations as a society are beginning to make anything we desire possible. Revisiting the lectures this week, I decided

Aluminum-Steel Welding

Material technologies are constantly making changes and progressions that will soon be shaping the world around us. Our advancement in material innovations as a society are beginning to make anything we desire possible. Revisiting the lectures this week, I decided