Category Archives: Fracture-Proofing

I-35W Bridge

My interest behind this bridge came from driving past it every night and seeing it lit up, it sparked my curiosity to do some research on the bridge. Using the new LED technology that is energy efficient, using 13% less

I-35W Bridge

My interest behind this bridge came from driving past it every night and seeing it lit up, it sparked my curiosity to do some research on the bridge. Using the new LED technology that is energy efficient, using 13% less

Diversifying Architecture

During Dean Fisher’s lecture on the fracture critical he touched on the concept of diversifying architecture. Dean Fisher made the claim that by diversifying the types of houses and buildings in a given area they would be less susceptible to

Diversifying Architecture

During Dean Fisher’s lecture on the fracture critical he touched on the concept of diversifying architecture. Dean Fisher made the claim that by diversifying the types of houses and buildings in a given area they would be less susceptible to

Broken Houses

Ofra Lapid’s “Broken Houses” project creates small scale models from photographs of abandoned, decaying structures in North Dakota. The models are then photographed and arranged to produce a large series of images. There is something both poetic and tragic about

Broken Houses

Ofra Lapid’s “Broken Houses” project creates small scale models from photographs of abandoned, decaying structures in North Dakota. The models are then photographed and arranged to produce a large series of images. There is something both poetic and tragic about

What does it mean to be connected?

As I listened to David Pogue’s talk this evening I was reminded of Dean Fisher’s lecture in class on Tuesday when he talked about ecosystems collapsing just after the point of maximum connectivity and efficiency. Here was this man (Pogue)

What does it mean to be connected?

As I listened to David Pogue’s talk this evening I was reminded of Dean Fisher’s lecture in class on Tuesday when he talked about ecosystems collapsing just after the point of maximum connectivity and efficiency. Here was this man (Pogue)