(Already have an account? Log in)

Registration

Not sure? Read the benefits of registration.

Need help registering? Send us an email!

Create a new account with ARCHITECT!

* Required fields
 
 
OR

Register using your Social Network:

 
 

Mind & Matter

 
 

Blaine Brownell

 

Blaine Brownell's Latest Posts

  • Could This Edible Water-Filled Bubble Eliminate Plastic Bottles?

    An award-winning product eliminates the plastic bottle from portable water, but it may prove too delicate—and too strange—to solve the bottle waste problem.

    An award-winning product eliminates the plastic bottle from portable water, but it may prove too delicate—and too strange—to solve the bottle waste problem.

    ARCHITECT April 22, 2014

     
  • DC Water Soon to Convert Poop to Food-Ready Fertilizer

    A D.C. sewage treatment plant will soon be able to convert sewage into fertilizer suitable for growing food.

    A D.C. sewage treatment plant will soon be able to convert sewage into fertilizer suitable for growing food.

    ARCHITECT April 16, 2014

     
  • Man-Made Color Technology that Never Fades

    Harvard scientists have figured out a way to produce structural color.

    Harvard scientists have figured out a way to produce structural color.

    ARCHITECT April 11, 2014

     
  • Redesigning the Human Body

    Researchers at UC San Diego are blurring the line between what is made and what is born.

    Researchers at UC San Diego are blurring the line between what is made and what is born.

    ARCHITECT April 08, 2014

     
  • MIT Researchers Create Technology-Infused Superplants

    MIT Researchers embed man-made technology into plants, improving their nature-given talents.

    Embedding man-made technology into plants could improve upon nature-given talents.

    ARCHITECT April 03, 2014

     
  • Ancient Egyptian Artifact Built From Iron from Outer Space

    The discovery demonstrates advanced ironworking skills many years before the Iron Age.

    Researchers discovered beads in an 5,000 year old necklace were constructed from meteoric iron, which demonstrates advanced ironworking skills many years before the Iron Age.

    ARCHITECT April 02, 2014

     
 

About the Author

Blaine Brownell

Blaine Brownell

Architect and materials researcher Blaine Brownell, AIA, is the author of the three Transmaterial books (2006, 2008, 2010), which provide designers with a steady flow of inspiration—a 21st-century, high-tech Grammar of Ornament. The recipient of a Fulbright fellowship for 2006–07, Blaine researched contemporary Japanese material innovations at the Tokyo University of Science. He currently teaches architecture and co-directs the M.S. in Sustainable Design program at the University of Minnesota. His book Matter in the Floating World was published by Princeton Architectural Press in 2011.

 

ARCHITECT's Network

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS pinterest
 

Architect News App

Download this to your iPad to keep up with the latest for the design and construction industry.