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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

Awakening Awakening

Arqmov Workshop

Destination Spa + Resort Destination Spa + Resort

Oppenheim Architecture

The Pine Cone Project The Pine Cone Project

PHL Architects

MPavilion 2016 MPavilion 2016

Studio Mumbai

98 Fourteenth Street 98 Fourteenth Street

Perkins+Will

Nobu Ryokan Nobu Ryokan

Studio PCH, Montalba Architects

Paradise City Paradise City

MVRDV, Gansam

University Medical Center New Orleans University Medical Center New Orleans

NBBJ, Blitch Knevel Architects

Planned Parenthood Queens Planned Parenthood Queens

Stephen Yablon Architecture

Kaiser Permanente, Radiation Oncology Center Kaiser Permanente, Radiation Oncology Center

Yazdani Studio of CannonDesign

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

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