Category Archives: Materials

“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 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 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,

Progressive Material Choices

For my last & final post for this class, I thought up different ideas to post about but decided it would be in my best interest to write about my research paper. Ultimately, I am researching through different examples of

Progressive Material Choices

For my last & final post for this class, I thought up different ideas to post about but decided it would be in my best interest to write about my research paper. Ultimately, I am researching through different examples of

Re: Architecture In A Can

A few years ago an article by TIME magazine popped up on my radar: “Old Shipping Containers Are New Housing Trend.” At the time I read the article I thought how cool and innovative an idea it was. There is

Re: Architecture In A Can

A few years ago an article by TIME magazine popped up on my radar: “Old Shipping Containers Are New Housing Trend.” At the time I read the article I thought how cool and innovative an idea it was. There is

RE: Architecture In A Can

The previous post started with a statement meant to be provocative, which was, “Who would have ever thought of re-using old shipping containers for anything other than its intended purpose of storage?”.  The author then goes on to highlight shipping

RE: Architecture In A Can

The previous post started with a statement meant to be provocative, which was, “Who would have ever thought of re-using old shipping containers for anything other than its intended purpose of storage?”.  The author then goes on to highlight shipping

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RE: Supply vs. Demand

Your post brought up an excellent and concerning point, which is that we, as a consumer society, use more raw wood than is grown in the world.  I wonder if, for your exploration, you could look into different aspects of

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RE: Supply vs. Demand

Your post brought up an excellent and concerning point, which is that we, as a consumer society, use more raw wood than is grown in the world.  I wonder if, for your exploration, you could look into different aspects of