• Comploo

    A new composting structure has been designed in a circular shape. Architects from Bakoko, a Japanese firm, call it a Comploo. It consists of tall black bins with 2 openings. One to insert the compost at the top, and one at the

    November 7, 2011 • News • Views: 1988

  • Secrets in Concrete

    Typical concrete can be rather cold and boring. Solid Poetry has found a new way of making concrete interesting and beautiful. During dry weather, the concrete still looks rather bland. Once it becomes damp, a faded pattern will

    October 30, 2011 • News • Views: 2573

  • Liquid Wood?

    New materials are consistently being invented and discovered. Sustainability and green design have been a large drive. Substitutes for plastics and other non-biodegradable products are  in need to reduce landfill waste. Liquid

    October 17, 2011 • News • Views: 2874

  • Green Materials

    Nontraditional building methods is  one of the interesting topics the Architectural program has to offer. Green design is on the rise, and creativity is finding effective ways to achieve this. Recycling and using natural

    September 21, 2011 • News • Views: 2468

  • Flipper Bridge

    A design that’s being called the “Flipper Bridge” is made for the purpose of transitioning left handed driving to right hand driving and visa versa. In mainland China, individuals drive on the right side of the

    September 17, 2011 • News • Views: 2185

  • Nature in Architecture

    Imagine using the structure of a pollen particle as the basis for a building’s structure. This is a topic Michael Pawlyn talks about in a video clip called “Using Nature’s Genius in Architecture”. He

    September 10, 2011 • News • Views: 2196

  • Former Sears Tower Could Become Solar Farm

    When built, the iconic Sears Tower, now Willis Tower, was the tallest building in the world. Now the Tower is poised to become a ground-breaker on another front as it works towards becoming one of the greenest buildings in the

    August 26, 2011 • News • Views: 2211

  • New Solar Product Could Change Construction Industry

    Pythagoras Solar, a start-up company in Israel, has designed a window that is a remarkably transparent photovoltaic solar panel. The product is perfect for glass curtain walls and roofs of commercial buildings. It is being called

    August 22, 2011 • News • Views: 2024

  • What is Architecture?

    Take a close look at the work of David Trautrimas and you will see a the synthesis of familiar and unfamiliar, art and architecture. http://www.trautrimas.ca/art.html http://www.trautrimas.ca/art.html David Trautrimas

    July 5, 2011 • News • Views: 1872

  • Architecture Does Not Have to be Serious

    Here are some examples of architecture that are definitely NOT serious.

    June 29, 2011 • News • Views: 1791