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Blaine Brownell

Blaine Brownell

Blaine Brownell, AIA, is an architect and materials researcher. The author of the three Transmaterial books (2006, 2008, 2010), he is the director of graduate studies in the school of architecture at the University of Minnesota.

Blaine Brownell's Posts

Material Trends to Watch in 2017 Material Trends to Watch in 2017

New innovations in renewable energy and building materials to track in the New Year. Read more

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A Promising Future for Ice Architecture A Promising Future for Ice Architecture

Colder winters and 3D manufacturing technology could mean a new market for building design. Read more

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Concrete as a Carbon Sink? Concrete as a Carbon Sink?

The popular building material might not be as detrimental to the environment as once believed. Read more

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Improving New Ideas by Building on Old Concepts Improving New Ideas by Building on Old Concepts

Blaine Brownell explores four strategies for finding future success with lessons from the past. Read more

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William McDonough Reconsiders Carbon and Its Misuse William McDonough Reconsiders Carbon and Its Misuse

The renowned architect behind the Cradle-to-Cradle design philosophy offers new terminology for the much-maligned element. Read more

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Projects

Crescent H Residence Crescent H Residence

Carney Logan Burke Architects

Rock & Branch Rock & Branch

Hyunjoon Yoo Architects

Continuous Interior Continuous Interior

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

Dunn House Dunn House

The Practice of Everyday Design

Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), Barcode Architects

The Word The Word

FaulknerBrowns Architects

Red Ice Red Ice

NRJA

Northern Arizona University Science and Health Building Northern Arizona University Science and Health Building

Richärd+Bauer Architecture, GLHN Architects & Engineers

St. Ann's Warehouse St. Ann's Warehouse

Marvel Architects

Cleveland Civic Core Cleveland Civic Core

LMN Architects

Regeneracion Regeneracion

Sasaki Associates

Rock Chapel Marine Rock Chapel Marine

Landing Studio

Writers Theatre Writers Theatre

Studio Gang Architects

Pinterest Headquarters Pinterest Headquarters

IwamotoScott Architecture, Brereton Architects

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