Category Archives: Material Innovation

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

Prefabricated Skyscrapers

Over the semester we talked a lot about prefabricated buildings, discussing their authenticity in the design world. Zhang Yue, of the Broad Sustainability Group, has made it his mission to create structures that are environmentally friendly and earthquake resistant. The

Prefabricated Skyscrapers

Over the semester we talked a lot about prefabricated buildings, discussing their authenticity in the design world. Zhang Yue, of the Broad Sustainability Group, has made it his mission to create structures that are environmentally friendly and earthquake resistant. The

Haberdasher’s Puzzle

The future of architectural innovation leads us to design for a world that has increasingly sought a need for resource manageability, sustainability, and adaptability. The London based architectural outfit The D*Haus Company has recently unveiled their design for a new concept in

Haberdasher’s Puzzle

The future of architectural innovation leads us to design for a world that has increasingly sought a need for resource manageability, sustainability, and adaptability. The London based architectural outfit The D*Haus Company has recently unveiled their design for a new concept in

“Sorry But I Can’t Hear You Over This SunChips Bag”

Everyday new innovations in eco-friendly materials are made. Out of these materials various products are made. In recent blog posts from the semester people have mentioned products made from alternative material resources, such as blood bricks, hemp bricks, and bioplastic

“Sorry But I Can’t Hear You Over This SunChips Bag”

Everyday new innovations in eco-friendly materials are made. Out of these materials various products are made. In recent blog posts from the semester people have mentioned products made from alternative material resources, such as blood bricks, hemp bricks, and bioplastic

Isn’t It Our Job After All?

Centre Pompidou is a building that really did turn the architecture world upside down when it came out with its radical design of reversing what architects had known previously. Instead of housing all the mechanics on the interior of the

Isn’t It Our Job After All?

Centre Pompidou is a building that really did turn the architecture world upside down when it came out with its radical design of reversing what architects had known previously. Instead of housing all the mechanics on the interior of the

Design for Disasters

After the Dean Fisher’s lecture about ‘Design for Disaster’, I was trying to figure out the ultimate purpose of the architect. My answer might not be the best but, in my perspective, I figured out the ultimate goal of the

Design for Disasters

After the Dean Fisher’s lecture about ‘Design for Disaster’, I was trying to figure out the ultimate purpose of the architect. My answer might not be the best but, in my perspective, I figured out the ultimate goal of the

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