3D PRINTING & SUSTAINABILITY

3D PRINTING & SUSTAINABILITY

Personally, I am fascinated with innovations that 3D Printing has brought to our lives. Every day we can find new ideas, like printing delicious pieces of chocolate, built structures like Michael Hansmeyer’s grotto, and low-cost prosthetic limbs for humans and animals. The possibilities of building and construction are now endless. 3D printing (3DP) has opened […]

next stop: nicaragua

Posted by on Sep 14, 2015 in architecture, landscape, sustainability | No Comments
next stop: nicaragua

When was the last time you looked at a map of Nicaragua? Besides the turmoil of the eighties, is there anything we really know about this giant, diverse and incredibly gorgeous Central American nation wedged between Honduras to the north and Costa Rica to the south? I didn’t, and I decided to change that by […]

Added Complexity for Free

Posted by on Dec 2, 2014 in architecture, art, sustainability | No Comments
Added Complexity for Free

The 2015 Joint Mathematics Meetings Art Exhibition features our very own Jeannye Dudley! Juried by Anne Burns, Robert Fathauer, Nat Friedman, Reza Sarhangi, and Elizabeth Whitely, the exhibition celebrates the intersection of artistic and mathematical pursuits. The exhibit is just one event in the larger 2015 Joint Mathematics Meetings being held in San Antonio from […]

A Hike in the City

A Hike in the City

A citified search for nature (balance).

Notes from the Field

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in architecture, sustainability | No Comments
Notes from the Field

Green project Delivery and Energy Plants that are sensitive to their neighbors.

Biomimicry: Looking to Nature for Architectural Innovation

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in architecture, sustainability | One Comment
Biomimicry: Looking to Nature for Architectural Innovation

The first time I heard the term Biomimicry was during a talk on sustainability at Georgia Tech by Ray Anderson, a well-known [recently deceased] entrepreneur and former CEO of Interface Inc. He defined it as “looking to nature for innovation.” His explanation intrigued me but I struggled to understand how it related to sustainability. I […]

New Lighting Strategies Promote Healthier Patient Experiences: Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando

New Lighting Strategies Promote Healthier Patient Experiences: Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando

Children’s hospitals often include the latest in medical technology, as well as dynamic, kinetic, soothing and engaging designs that support the emotional needs of patients, their families and care staff.   Children deal with a wide range of fears and anxiety during a hospital stay: fear of separation from their family, having shots and finger sticks, […]

Cogitation on Behavior Modification | Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in sustainability | No Comments
Cogitation on Behavior Modification | Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable

We attended one of the Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable (SART for short) breakfasts hosted by Southface Energy Institute. Friday’s roundtable was about behavioral change in Atlanta- how to drive less, conserve more and recycle.  You’d have to be living under a rock not to hear the constant message of “Reduce!” “Recycle!” “Your Carbon Footprint!”  “Climate Change!”  […]