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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

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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Finding Hope After the Death of Sustainability Finding Hope After the Death of Sustainability

While architects debate on a more meaningful way to carry out net-zero design, the U.S. election suggests that half of the general populace is indifferent. Read more

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T3 Becomes the First Modern Tall Wood Building in the U.S. T3 Becomes the First Modern Tall Wood Building in the U.S.

The seven-story high-rise in Minneapolis, designed by Michael Green Architecture and DLR Group, will be the largest mass timber building in the U.S. when it opens in late November. Read more

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Projects

PL House PL House

AI2 Design

MLK1101 Supportive Housing MLK1101 Supportive Housing

Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects

La Part des Anges La Part des Anges

BUPA Architectures

Common Ground Common Ground

Urbantainer

Flying House Flying House

IROJE KHM Architects

Woodard Residence Woodard Residence

Archimania

Less Less

AAVP Architecture

HIVE HIVE

Modern Office of Design + Architecture (MoDA)

PLICO at the Flatiron PLICO at the Flatiron

Elliott + Associates Architects

Amoroso Studio Amoroso Studio

Modal Design

AHK KNDU Villas AHK KNDU Villas

Global Architectural Development (GAD)

Maggie's Centre Barts Maggie's Centre Barts

Steven Holl Architects

Amstelloft Amstelloft

WE Architecten

Hunters Point Community Library Hunters Point Community Library

Steven Holl Architects

New Paltz House New Paltz House

AlexAllen Studio

Studio Bell Studio Bell

Allied Works Architecture

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