Author Archives: wang1139

The Lever House

As part of my paper, I will be focusing on three case studies, here is one example. The Lever House was built by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, located in downtown Manhattan. The office building was originally a soap company by

The Lever House

As part of my paper, I will be focusing on three case studies, here is one example. The Lever House was built by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, located in downtown Manhattan. The office building was originally a soap company by

Facade, more than the front of your building

  For my research, I have been looking into glass curtain wall facades. Glass has always been one of my favorite materials to use in my design projects. Glass is not just a transparent material used to fill a hole

Facade, more than the front of your building

  For my research, I have been looking into glass curtain wall facades. Glass has always been one of my favorite materials to use in my design projects. Glass is not just a transparent material used to fill a hole

Colorful Architecture

As architecture students we’ve all learned at some point about Antonio Gaudi and his style of work using natural forms and gravity. His work made us think about architecture is an entirely new way. Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam does so similary

Colorful Architecture

As architecture students we’ve all learned at some point about Antonio Gaudi and his style of work using natural forms and gravity. His work made us think about architecture is an entirely new way. Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam does so similary

Falling in love with light

Last semester my studio took a field trip to the Lakewood Mausoleum in Minneapolis. From the moment I stepped inside, I fell in love. I was taken back by the luminescent light that gently filled the hall. My curiosity sparked

Falling in love with light

Last semester my studio took a field trip to the Lakewood Mausoleum in Minneapolis. From the moment I stepped inside, I fell in love. I was taken back by the luminescent light that gently filled the hall. My curiosity sparked

RE: Solar Roads and the Urban Fabric of the Future

Overall, I think that the idea of using new technology to inform drivers, pedestrians, any user of the road/sidewalk is a great idea. However, when I think of bright LED lights filling up the roads, I think accident but also

RE: Solar Roads and the Urban Fabric of the Future

Overall, I think that the idea of using new technology to inform drivers, pedestrians, any user of the road/sidewalk is a great idea. However, when I think of bright LED lights filling up the roads, I think accident but also

RE: Hurricane Sandy, It’s Now or Never

Today I attended the AIA Convention and one of the events I sat in on was the keynote address where three firms presented a few projects of their own and what their firms strive for. I was inspired by every

RE: Hurricane Sandy, It’s Now or Never

Today I attended the AIA Convention and one of the events I sat in on was the keynote address where three firms presented a few projects of their own and what their firms strive for. I was inspired by every

Experiencing the Seasons

Varia Eco-Resin panels create opportunities unlike any other pre-fabricated product and can be used in countless ways of construction, application, size and design. We wanted to demonstrate the flexibility of this product and how it is innovative through all the

Experiencing the Seasons

Varia Eco-Resin panels create opportunities unlike any other pre-fabricated product and can be used in countless ways of construction, application, size and design. We wanted to demonstrate the flexibility of this product and how it is innovative through all the