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The “Lynx”

For my last and final post of this semester I would like to discuss another option to temporary housing. As I have mentioned in some of my previous posts, my final essay topic is temporary housing. I have been finding

The “Lynx”

For my last and final post of this semester I would like to discuss another option to temporary housing. As I have mentioned in some of my previous posts, my final essay topic is temporary housing. I have been finding

Temporary Architecture

              For our final research paper I am looking at the issue of temporary housing.  In my study I am looking at materials that work for temporary housing and materials that do not work, along with designs that work and

Temporary Architecture

              For our final research paper I am looking at the issue of temporary housing.  In my study I am looking at materials that work for temporary housing and materials that do not work, along with designs that work and

RE: Watercube Textile

I was really intrigued by your statement that the Olympic games provide a setting for some of the most creative and innovative buildings in the world. I think this is true of such large scale events such as Olympics or

RE: Watercube Textile

I was really intrigued by your statement that the Olympic games provide a setting for some of the most creative and innovative buildings in the world. I think this is true of such large scale events such as Olympics or

Mind, Body, and Light

Mary Guzowski’s lecture on Lights as Material: The Orchestration of Light in Time brought this relatively simple idea of using as light as more than just a light source, she implies light as the actual building material.  A great example

Mind, Body, and Light

Mary Guzowski’s lecture on Lights as Material: The Orchestration of Light in Time brought this relatively simple idea of using as light as more than just a light source, she implies light as the actual building material.  A great example

RE: Working Biomimicry

The Treepod project designed by Influx Studio is a very interesting and visually appealing project.  This idea of biomimicry as a working structure being more beneficial to the earth than sculptures imitating nature is a very intriguing point that you

RE: Working Biomimicry

The Treepod project designed by Influx Studio is a very interesting and visually appealing project.  This idea of biomimicry as a working structure being more beneficial to the earth than sculptures imitating nature is a very intriguing point that you

Beautiful Garbage!

We all know by now that plastic materials such as, plastic bottle and plastic shopping bags are not being recycled properly. According to an article from Livestrong.com California alone uses 19 billion plastic shopping bags in one year. My first

Beautiful Garbage!

We all know by now that plastic materials such as, plastic bottle and plastic shopping bags are not being recycled properly. According to an article from Livestrong.com California alone uses 19 billion plastic shopping bags in one year. My first

RE: Hurricane Sandy: It is now or never…

I found your post really to be a beneficial read given the events that have occurred recently due to Hurricane Sandy, and I think that events, such as hurricanes, as terrible as they are can be used as a wakeup

RE: Hurricane Sandy: It is now or never…

I found your post really to be a beneficial read given the events that have occurred recently due to Hurricane Sandy, and I think that events, such as hurricanes, as terrible as they are can be used as a wakeup