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“What Floor ma’am?”

Now you may be very confused about what I am going to talk about in this post. But I will lay it out in Lehman’s terms. Someone is trying to create an elevator to space. An innovation that may make

“What Floor ma’am?”

Now you may be very confused about what I am going to talk about in this post. But I will lay it out in Lehman’s terms. Someone is trying to create an elevator to space. An innovation that may make

The Good, the Bad, and the ….

For my research project, I am looking into flyash concrete as a suitable replacement for current concrete. Concrete, as I stated in a previous post, is the most widely used material in building construction, and as a result of this,

The Good, the Bad, and the ….

For my research project, I am looking into flyash concrete as a suitable replacement for current concrete. Concrete, as I stated in a previous post, is the most widely used material in building construction, and as a result of this,

Digital Design Deficit

The lecture about digital design being the main tool of how new materials are presented. I agree. Many new materials cannot be thought of in conventional ways, as far as designing goes. Take for instance, a moldable plastic. There are

Digital Design Deficit

The lecture about digital design being the main tool of how new materials are presented. I agree. Many new materials cannot be thought of in conventional ways, as far as designing goes. Take for instance, a moldable plastic. There are

The King of All Pavilions

Since we have been doing a lot of research on a new pavilion, I though it would be appropriate to look at one of the first, and most famous pavilions of all. The Barcelona (German) Pavilion. The Barcelona Pavilion, as

The King of All Pavilions

Since we have been doing a lot of research on a new pavilion, I though it would be appropriate to look at one of the first, and most famous pavilions of all. The Barcelona (German) Pavilion. The Barcelona Pavilion, as

What is Concrete?

con·crete_ [kon-kreet], noun an artificial, stone like material used for various structural purposes, made by mixing cement and various aggregates, as sand, pebbles, gravel, or shale, with water and allowing the mixture to harden. That is what the dictionary defines concrete

What is Concrete?

con·crete_ [kon-kreet], noun an artificial, stone like material used for various structural purposes, made by mixing cement and various aggregates, as sand, pebbles, gravel, or shale, with water and allowing the mixture to harden. That is what the dictionary defines concrete

Refugee Shelters for Emergencies And Life Itself

This week during the lecture with Dean Fischer, I noticed that he brought up a very good point (among many). he said that architects have been handed that task of designing for disasters. He mentioned that a project that was

Refugee Shelters for Emergencies And Life Itself

This week during the lecture with Dean Fischer, I noticed that he brought up a very good point (among many). he said that architects have been handed that task of designing for disasters. He mentioned that a project that was

No More Wasting the Sun

Many people have been saying that we are on the downfall of peak oil, which is a main contributor to our energy in the world. Next to coal and natural gas, we have no other massive amount of energy we

No More Wasting the Sun

Many people have been saying that we are on the downfall of peak oil, which is a main contributor to our energy in the world. Next to coal and natural gas, we have no other massive amount of energy we