SCU and CCA teamed up to compete on this years Solar Decathlon, event being help in Washington DC in October. Their house uses different passive strategies to reduce energy consumption and carbon footprint.
Loving this Paul Raff Studio Garden Pavilion ~ made from cedar, it has two seating banks and a table with a reflective glass top. the structure features lattice like elements that are interwoven to play with light and shadow.
What would a glass pavilion in the tectonic vocabulary of Mies van der Rohe look like if it was built to meet the energy conservation standards of 2009? The Sparkasse in Hettingen is one possible answer.
14 renowned practices collaborated with Brad Pitt on his Make It Right foundation, to design duplex homes for New Orleans. Flexibility and a sustainable approach were the key requirements to meet by the practices.
Street public temp events in 2009. Instant Hutong project back to the Beijing districts that inspired it. Carpet surprise, fragments of the project will be shown to the Hutong dwellers inside the courtyards and on the public lanes.
MOBILITY + DESIGN = POSSIBILITY. Project M introduces (blank)LAB, a bare bones mobile studio bringing designers and communities together. Soon to be on tour with Emily Pilloton's Design For Good book tour.
'Reef' is a kinetic architectural installation at the Storefront for Art and Architecture in NY. Reef investigates the role emerging material technology can play in the sensitive reprogramming of architectural and public space.
Gray Organschi Architecture, designed a simple barn structure where the lumber is organized on the exterior of the building, creating a wonderful mosaic-like texture that proves that functionality and aesthetics can go hand-in-hand.