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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

The Well Living Lab Attempts to Connect Human Health With Buildings The Well Living Lab Attempts to Connect Human Health With Buildings

Though the high-tech facility can monitor some of the quantitative effects of indoor environments on people, architects aren't off the hook yet. Read more

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The Intersection of Code and Architectural Drawing The Intersection of Code and Architectural Drawing

The California College of the Arts' exhibition "Drawing Codes: Experimental Protocols of Architectural Representation" demonstrates the vast capabilities of parametric design technology. Read more

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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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Projects

Reinventing Vilonia Reinventing Vilonia

University of Arkansas Community Design Center -- University of Arkansas School of...

Tofana Tofana

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30 Rockefeller Plaza: 65th Floor, Rainbow Room, Bar SixtyFive 30 Rockefeller Plaza: 65th Floor, Rainbow Room, Bar SixtyFive

Gabellini Sheppard Associates, Montroy Andersen DeMarco

Aspen Art Museum uxazyvvavydrfdxb Aspen Art Museum

Shigeru Ban Architects, CCY Architects

Museum of the American Revolution Museum of the American Revolution

Robert A.M. Stern Architects

Cleveland Civic Core Cleveland Civic Core

LMN Architects

Grace Farms Grace Farms

SANAA, Handel Architects

High House High House

Delordinaire

Milken Institute School of Public Health Milken Institute School of Public Health

Payette, Ayers Saint Gross

Deskopolitan Deskopolitan

MoreySmith

Rock Chapel Marine Rock Chapel Marine

Landing Studio

Belay MKE Belay MKE

Johnsen Schmaling Architects

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