Author Archives: ktinalaskowski

RE: Architecture United With Nature

Reading your post reminded me of one of my favorite architects, Frederick Hundertwasser. Hundertwasser was an Austrian architect who had beliefs much similar to Tenrunobu Fujimori. Hundertwasser was also very interested and engaged in ecology. He was also an artist.

RE: Architecture United With Nature

Reading your post reminded me of one of my favorite architects, Frederick Hundertwasser. Hundertwasser was an Austrian architect who had beliefs much similar to Tenrunobu Fujimori. Hundertwasser was also very interested and engaged in ecology. He was also an artist.

Different Types of Light From All Over the World

For my research paper I am focusing on light as a material. For some of my background research and inspiration I am reading Junichiro Tanizaki’s, In Praise of Shadows. A lot of the book is about Japanese culture. One of the

Different Types of Light From All Over the World

For my research paper I am focusing on light as a material. For some of my background research and inspiration I am reading Junichiro Tanizaki’s, In Praise of Shadows. A lot of the book is about Japanese culture. One of the

Great Expectations: Visionary Architecture for No One

When I was in high school, my friends and I always thought it would be fun to go downtown. I grew up living a 20 minute train ride from the center of Chicago, so it was pretty easy to get

Great Expectations: Visionary Architecture for No One

When I was in high school, my friends and I always thought it would be fun to go downtown. I grew up living a 20 minute train ride from the center of Chicago, so it was pretty easy to get

A Flip on Moldy Furniture

We are quickly depleting all of our natural resources and speedily creating non-recyclable materials in their place. Technology is continually creating new materials that are very innovative, but there is one drawback. The majority of them have a life cycle

A Flip on Moldy Furniture

We are quickly depleting all of our natural resources and speedily creating non-recyclable materials in their place. Technology is continually creating new materials that are very innovative, but there is one drawback. The majority of them have a life cycle

Getting Back to Basics : Clay Pavilion

There is an incredible amount of innovative materials available now. When selecting a material for our pavilion, we wanted to first understand the essence of what a pavilion is. We developed an agreement that pavilions are created from one material

Getting Back to Basics : Clay Pavilion

There is an incredible amount of innovative materials available now. When selecting a material for our pavilion, we wanted to first understand the essence of what a pavilion is. We developed an agreement that pavilions are created from one material

Is Upcycling Enough?

One of the most interesting things they said during the “Waste=Food” movie was how materials should be compostable and we shouldn’t downcycle. Downcycle meaning recycling the products to something lower then what they originally were. This process, you take materials

Is Upcycling Enough?

One of the most interesting things they said during the “Waste=Food” movie was how materials should be compostable and we shouldn’t downcycle. Downcycle meaning recycling the products to something lower then what they originally were. This process, you take materials

Shedding Light in Dark Places

I feel as though recently, the work of architects has strayed very far from the purpose of architecture. That purpose being, to provide a place for the inhabitants. By this I do not mean simply creating a structure to provide

Shedding Light in Dark Places

I feel as though recently, the work of architects has strayed very far from the purpose of architecture. That purpose being, to provide a place for the inhabitants. By this I do not mean simply creating a structure to provide