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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

Architecture's Technological Moment Architecture's Technological Moment

The rapid pace of technological change stands to have a profound impact on the built environment and our relationship with it. Read more

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Do Ho Suh and "Unmeasurable" Architecture Do Ho Suh and "Unmeasurable" Architecture

The Korean artist's architectural installations use materials and light to explore the transient nature of home. Read more

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A History of Wood and Craft in Japanese Design A History of Wood and Craft in Japanese Design

The Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum, in Kobe, Japan, explores the natural material's legacy in design and construction. Read more

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When Architecture, Art, and Biology Collide When Architecture, Art, and Biology Collide

A recent symposium at the University of Minnesota explored the convergence of these three fields and the interdisciplinary design solutions that result in the built environment and beyond. Read more

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These Spider-Inspired, 3D-Printing Robots Are Coming to a Job Site Near You These Spider-Inspired, 3D-Printing Robots Are Coming to a Job Site Near You

And they evidence a paradigmatic shift in additive manufacturing technology, with the potential to replace human labor in decentralized construction processes. Read more

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Projects

House XL House XL

SoNo Arhitekti

Offenbach Harbour Offenbach Harbour

Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl

Iskcon Temple Iskcon Temple

Sanjay Puri Architects

Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse

Oppenheim Architecture

Csontváry Museum Csontváry Museum

Nartarchitects

Elbphilharmonie Elbphilharmonie

Herzog & de Meuron

AELP Fitness Centre AELP Fitness Centre

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

The Magoda Project The Magoda Project

Ingvartsen Architects

Temp'L Temp'L

Shinslab Architecture

1212 Lincoln Road 1212 Lincoln Road

Perkins+Will

Weston Library Weston Library

WilkinsonEyre Architects

Trafalgar Place Trafalgar Place

dRMM Architects

Newport Street Gallery Newport Street Gallery

Caruso St. John Architects

City of Glasgow College, Riverside Campus City of Glasgow College, Riverside Campus

Michael Laird Architects, Reiach and Hall Architects

Poggio Picenze Community Centre Poggio Picenze Community Centre

Burnazzi Feltrin Architects

Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative

Landon Bone Baker Architects

Lakeside Senior Apartments Lakeside Senior Apartments

David Baker Architects

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