Category Archives: Architecture for Emergencies

Kyotographie Paper Tube Temporary Pavilion

In 2015, Shigeru Ban presented his most recent paper architecture project, the temporary pavilion in front of city hall of Kyoto City. Shingeru Ban choice paper tubes as major supporting structure again.27 paper cubes with diameter of 330mm composed this pavilion. However,

Kyotographie Paper Tube Temporary Pavilion

In 2015, Shigeru Ban presented his most recent paper architecture project, the temporary pavilion in front of city hall of Kyoto City. Shingeru Ban choice paper tubes as major supporting structure again.27 paper cubes with diameter of 330mm composed this pavilion. However,

Three types of GREEN

Lance Hosey didn’t start the conversation about Aesthetic, Ethics, and Design. Nor is this industry leader the only one speaking about these factors. What we have is a cultural realization that environmental concerns about global warming and natural resource depletion

Three types of GREEN

Lance Hosey didn’t start the conversation about Aesthetic, Ethics, and Design. Nor is this industry leader the only one speaking about these factors. What we have is a cultural realization that environmental concerns about global warming and natural resource depletion

Grass to Gas

Ecotricity has announced plans to produce methane using grass harvested from marginal farmland that could one day heat 97 percent of British homes and create a whole new energy industry. Biofuels are one of those green energy solutions that sound

Grass to Gas

Ecotricity has announced plans to produce methane using grass harvested from marginal farmland that could one day heat 97 percent of British homes and create a whole new energy industry. Biofuels are one of those green energy solutions that sound

White Cities

White Cities   Un-suggestive to the title of this post, white cities are working for all of us. I do not mean white in the classification of the people that live there, but the buildings that make up these cities

White Cities

White Cities   Un-suggestive to the title of this post, white cities are working for all of us. I do not mean white in the classification of the people that live there, but the buildings that make up these cities

Hyperelastic Bone

Christine Fantle – Blog Post 14 Scientists and researchers have come up with many ways to help replace bone over the years. The two most common methods have been autografting, which uses a painful procedure taking bone from an area

Hyperelastic Bone

Christine Fantle – Blog Post 14 Scientists and researchers have come up with many ways to help replace bone over the years. The two most common methods have been autografting, which uses a painful procedure taking bone from an area

Adaptable Bamboo Geodesic Domes

Students from the Centre for Human Habitat and Alternative Technology (CHHAT) had just claimed first prize in the 2016 Buckminster Fuller Challenge with their adaptable and lightweight modular domes, made from natural, local or recycled materials. CHHAT is a student-led initiative founded at

Adaptable Bamboo Geodesic Domes

Students from the Centre for Human Habitat and Alternative Technology (CHHAT) had just claimed first prize in the 2016 Buckminster Fuller Challenge with their adaptable and lightweight modular domes, made from natural, local or recycled materials. CHHAT is a student-led initiative founded at

…and the prize goes to a replica?

  Noah Burson | Entry #8 The Buckminster Fuller Challenge, a competition that looks at socially-responsible design, opened a student category in 2016. The first recipients of the recognition were from the Center for Human Habitat and Alternative Technology (CHHAT)

…and the prize goes to a replica?

  Noah Burson | Entry #8 The Buckminster Fuller Challenge, a competition that looks at socially-responsible design, opened a student category in 2016. The first recipients of the recognition were from the Center for Human Habitat and Alternative Technology (CHHAT)