Category Archives: Architecture for Emergencies

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

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

Architecture In A Can

Architecture In A Can Who would have ever thought of re-using old shipping containers for anything other than its intended purpose of storage? Shipping container architecture is a form of architecture using shipping containers as the primary structural element because

Architecture In A Can

Architecture In A Can Who would have ever thought of re-using old shipping containers for anything other than its intended purpose of storage? Shipping container architecture is a form of architecture using shipping containers as the primary structural element because

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

Bamboo and Bananas as Material

Bamboo is a widely known plant that is thought to originate in Asia. In the past, bamboo has been commonly used for fishing poles, tiki torches, and other tools that were necessary for survival. Today, bamboo is known to be

Bamboo and Bananas as Material

Bamboo is a widely known plant that is thought to originate in Asia. In the past, bamboo has been commonly used for fishing poles, tiki torches, and other tools that were necessary for survival. Today, bamboo is known to be

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

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