Alternative Materials

This Week in Tech: James Cameron is Taking on Solar-Panel Design
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This Week in Tech: James Cameron is Taking on Solar-Panel Design

The film director takes a nature-inspired approach to photovoltaics, and more tech... Read more

This Week in Tech: Rethinking the Empire State Building in Wood
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This Week in Tech: Rethinking the Empire State Building in Wood

Plus, more DARPA robots, developments in self-healing concrete and soft materials,... Read more

The Promise of Nanomaterials in Architecture
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The Promise of Nanomaterials in Architecture

From scaling up graphene production to reinforcing concrete with nanocrystals,... Read more

This Week in Tech: Building With Bamboo
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This Week in Tech: Building With Bamboo

Plus, how humans perceive building sway, researchers are smelling cities, and... Read more

The Architect’s Role in Material Conservation
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The Architect’s Role in Material Conservation

A growing scarcity of key physical resources will require AEC professionals to... Read more

Two Natural Rebar Alternatives for Concrete
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Two Natural Rebar Alternatives for Concrete

From basalt fiber aggregate to bamboo strips, researchers are seeking a way to... Read more

This Week in Tech: Building with Bacteria
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This Week in Tech: Building with Bacteria

We round up the latest in architectural materials and technology news from around... Read more

This Week in Tech: Autodesk Takes on Virtual Reality
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This Week in Tech: Autodesk Takes on Virtual Reality

Interact with your models in 3D via Microsoft's HoloLens, plus new hope for drones... Read more

This Week in Tech: Gummy Bear Glass
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This Week in Tech: Gummy Bear Glass

A transparent housing shows off this sweet alternative to melted plastic, plus a... Read more

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Projects

Songpa Micro-Housing Songpa Micro-Housing

SsD, Architect of Record: Dyne Architects

1200 Intrepid 1200 Intrepid

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

Metz Metz

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

Cardiff Interchange Cardiff Interchange

Foster + Partners

Second Home Second Home

SelgasCano

Art in the City Art in the City

Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition, Moreau Kusunoki

COSMO at MoMA PS1 COSMO at MoMA PS1

Office for Political Innovation

Indefinite Hangar Indefinite Hangar

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux

Herzog & de Meuron

8600 Wilshire 8600 Wilshire

MAD Architects

Tor di Valle Roma Tor di Valle Roma

Studio Libeskind

Garage Museum of Contemporary Art Garage Museum of Contemporary Art

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

La Casa Supportive Housing Project La Casa Supportive Housing Project

Studio Twenty Seven Architecture, LEO A DALY

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