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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

Crowdfunding: A New Catalyst for Public Interest Design? Crowdfunding: A New Catalyst for Public Interest Design?

University of Minnesota architecture students formulate a hypothetical Kickstarter campaign to unify divided communities. Read more

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Q+A: Material Dynamics Lab Director Martina Decker on the Intersection of Design and Science Q+A: Material Dynamics Lab Director Martina Decker on the Intersection of Design and Science

The assistant professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology discusses her work in nanotechnology and the importance of interdisciplinary research. Read more

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The Borderwall as a Physical and Cultural Divide The Borderwall as a Physical and Cultural Divide

Blaine Brownell reviews Ronald Rael's new book "Borderwall as Architecture: A Manifesto for the US-Mexico Boundary." Read more

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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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Projects

360 Villa 360 Villa

123DV

Panda House Panda House

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

Jerome L. Greene Science Center Jerome L. Greene Science Center

Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Lenfest Center for the Arts Lenfest Center for the Arts

Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Buffalo Bayou Park Buffalo Bayou Park

Page, SWA Group

Prism Tower Prism Tower

Christian de Portzamparc

CitySpaces MicroPAD CitySpaces MicroPAD

Panoramic Interests

Burrawong House Burrawong House

Bijl Architecture

S:t Erik Indoor Park S:t Erik Indoor Park

Utopia Arkitekter

The Big Bend The Big Bend

Oiio Studio

Lincoln Park House Lincoln Park House

HBRA Architects

Bosjes Chapel Bosjes Chapel

Steyn Studio

One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza

Studios Architecture

1 Hillside 1 Hillside

Tim Cuppett Architects

Concrete at Alserkal Avenue Concrete at Alserkal Avenue

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

Shaolin Flying Monks Temple Shaolin Flying Monks Temple

Mailitis Architects

New York at Its Core New York at Its Core

Studio Joseph

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