Natural Advantage

November 1, 2013

Though modern technologies may seem incredible, humanity can learn a lot from nature, which has [...]


Print It!

October 1, 2013

Capable of creating environments from model size to full scale, multidimensional printing is reshaping architectural [...]


Blaine Brownell Selects Materials for the Danish Design Center

September 9, 2013
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Digital Carpet

September 6, 2013

Digital Carpet interactive floor, shown mapping as well as projecting one’s walking path. Digital Carpet [...]

Blaine Brownell Interviewed by Lisa Bingham in Form Magazine

September 3, 2013

Going Rogue

September 1, 2013

Designers who eschew the conventional uses of building materials can end up at the forefront [...]

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Synthetic Bark

August 23, 2013

Synthetic Bark cladding system, shown in recycled stainless steel. Synthetic Bark translates the function and [...]

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Suspended Flow

August 9, 2013

Suspended Flow ceiling system, shown within a gallery space. The last place one expects water [...]


Stuck in the Past

August 1, 2013

Scientists unlock the secrets of Roman concrete to find a cleaner and tougher binder for [...]

Blaine Brownell Lecture: “Materials for the Carbohydrate Economy” @ Monash University Art Design & Architecture, Melbourne, Australia

July 29, 2013


July 26, 2013

Visiwall facade system, shown applied as a retrofit to a historic building. Visiwall is an [...]

Blaine Brownell Lecture: “Transmateriality” @ Transmaterial Research Symposium, Melbourne, Australia

July 25, 2013
The Terrafloor system, shown installed in a public reading room.


July 12, 2013

The Terrafloor system, shown installed in a public reading room. The Terrafloor is a living [...]


Before Drawing Conclusions…

July 1, 2013

The lost art of hand sketching may not be lost after all. When it comes [...]

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Shimmer House

June 28, 2013

The Shimmer House is an interior retrofit that maximizes available light and views. Reflective materials [...]