Category Archives: Envelope

TerraClad: Advancement in Wall Cladding

Blog Post 6 Evan Super TerraClad is a new ceramic cladding system created by Boston Valley Terra Cotta.  “In addition to the durability and ease of maintenance inherent to any terra cotta cladding, the TerraClad™ system incorporates ship-lapped open joints

TerraClad: Advancement in Wall Cladding

Blog Post 6 Evan Super TerraClad is a new ceramic cladding system created by Boston Valley Terra Cotta.  “In addition to the durability and ease of maintenance inherent to any terra cotta cladding, the TerraClad™ system incorporates ship-lapped open joints

Electrochromic Glazing

Lucas Ewing – Blog Post Week #12 In the last several years, Sage Technologies has developed a state-of-the-art electrochromic glazing that is revolutionizing how windows should (and most likely will) work.  Their product SageGlass is greatly incentivized for use by

Electrochromic Glazing

Lucas Ewing – Blog Post Week #12 In the last several years, Sage Technologies has developed a state-of-the-art electrochromic glazing that is revolutionizing how windows should (and most likely will) work.  Their product SageGlass is greatly incentivized for use by

Crystal Clear Solar Cell

Week 15 Blog Post The idea of a completely transparent solar panel has always been a bit of a dream. However, recently researchers at Michigan State University has developed a transparent photovoltaic glass. “The plastic-like material channels specific wavelengths of

Crystal Clear Solar Cell

Week 15 Blog Post The idea of a completely transparent solar panel has always been a bit of a dream. However, recently researchers at Michigan State University has developed a transparent photovoltaic glass. “The plastic-like material channels specific wavelengths of

Industrial Design

Noah Burson | Post 10 The Chinese firm ARCHSTUDIO out of china designed a processing plant called ‘Tangshan Organic Farm’. Archdaily explains in their article that industrial architecture presents different challenges such as its workflow, working conditions, and how the machinery

Industrial Design

Noah Burson | Post 10 The Chinese firm ARCHSTUDIO out of china designed a processing plant called ‘Tangshan Organic Farm’. Archdaily explains in their article that industrial architecture presents different challenges such as its workflow, working conditions, and how the machinery

Green Roofs

Mikaila Bolin – Blog Post 14 – 12/09/16 For my research paper I am looking into how architecture is shaped around the landscape and how the landscape at times can sort of work its way into architecture. I had planned

Green Roofs

Mikaila Bolin – Blog Post 14 – 12/09/16 For my research paper I am looking into how architecture is shaped around the landscape and how the landscape at times can sort of work its way into architecture. I had planned

…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)

Interior Glazing: Ventilated Doors

VanAir Design: Ventilated Door   The VanAir Ventilated Door is an advanced interior door that provides ventilation without sacrificing acoustic and visual privacy. Designed for commercial and residential buildings, the VanAir Door promotes higher indoor environmental quality. Air flows from

Interior Glazing: Ventilated Doors

VanAir Design: Ventilated Door   The VanAir Ventilated Door is an advanced interior door that provides ventilation without sacrificing acoustic and visual privacy. Designed for commercial and residential buildings, the VanAir Door promotes higher indoor environmental quality. Air flows from