Crandall Gym Renovation, Cal Poly
Crandall Gym Renovation, Cal Poly
Solar Skin By Studio Formwork

Press Release: Studio Formwork has just released the designs for a lightweight inflatable solar skin. This SOlar skIN is made of lightweight inflatable polymer and foam tubing that is 2 1/2 feet long and 1 1/2 feet wide. The panel has a solar mirror parabolic ellipse collector on the inner tube of the inflatable polymer [...]

Solar Skins Research
Portfolio – Greg Taylor
Portfolio - Greg Taylor
Portfolio – Lauren Taylor White
Portfolio – Rachel Glabe
Portfolio - Rachel Glabe

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Metropolis Magazine Next Generation Entry
Metropolis Magazine Next Generation Entry

Title: Solar Waterpod Water Filter and Heating Unit With Inflatable Tent For Evacuees and Refugee Camps Designers: Studio Formwork – Greg Taylor, Lauren Taylor White and Rachel Glabe Project Description: The solar waterpod is an affordable emergency relief filtering system, floating tent system that can provide an easy way for families to escape in a [...]

Proposal for library
Proposal for library

Once again, I’ve made the final three on a Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission project. This one is for a library in Elk Grove, just South of Sac, that has yet to break ground. The space will be very wonderful, as it functions as a ventilation shaft for the LEED building. This was a terrific opportunity [...]

Mesh Book By Lauren Taylor White
Evolo Architecture Competition
Evolo Architecture Competition

Title: Evolo Architecture Competition is coming up Feb 2008 Designers: Above: Marcin Pilsniak from Poland Designers: Below: Previous winner Mitchell Joachim and Nori Oxman Project Description: Get Your Computer Game On – Cause the Evolo Competition is coming up! eVolo Architecture competition is open to architects, engineers and designers who want to explore their wicked side [...]

Make It Right Brad Pitt…
Make It Right Brad Pitt…

Title: The Make It Right Project Founded By Brad Pitt Designers: Morphosis, Pugh + Scarpa, Adjaye, Construct, GRAFT, MVRDV, Shigeru Ban, BNIM, Kieran Timberlake, and 5 Local Architecture Firms Project Description: Newsflash: Brad Pitt sees destruction and wants to make change.  In reaction to the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina and the government’s inability to solve the [...]

OMA and Uber-rendering
OMA and Uber-rendering

Title: Auralab From France Splits Into 2 Rendering Houses In France Designers: Luxigon and Labtop Project Description: Newsflash: “Auralab renderers in France have split into Luxigon and Labtop. Auralab has produced work for OMA (Office For Metropolitain Architecture, HDM and REX,” states Christoph in his post on Anarchitect. “After seven years of fruitful collaboration, Thomas [...]

Algorithms For Sprawl
Algorithms For Sprawl

Project Title: Urban Sprawl Condeser Designers: Sugar Inc. Marc Boles, Kristof Crolla, Giulia Foscari, Arturo Lyon Project Description: “This proposal is an urban system that condenses sprawl into a three dimensional high-rise network through a radical ground to volume relationship. The aim of this project is to incorporate the way in which cities inherently behave [...]

Fish Bowl Living
Fish Bowl Living

Project Title: Werner Sobek‘s House 129 Designers: Werner Sobek & The Lab For Lightweigth Structure University of Stuttgart Project Description: “R129 is a prototype in development at the Laboratory at the Institute for Lightweight Structures and Conceptual Design at the University of Stuttgart. The skin will be coated with an electrochromic foil, which allows the [...]

Tensile & Beauty Meet
Tensile & Beauty Meet

Designers: Sci-Arc professors Dwayne Oyler and Jenny Wu Work Title: Density Fields Project Description: Defying classification as either sculpture or architecture, the piece will flex with a gesture that extends imaginary lines of force beyond the small courtyard, seeming to pierce buildings and features in the neighborhood. An “extreme cantilever” built from aluminum and polypropylene [...]

Rachel Glabe Wins AIA Competition

AIA has announced that Rachel Glabe has won second prize in the national competition for pediatric housing!

Harvard Design School – Daniel Forster
Harvard Design School - Daniel Forster

School: Harvard Design School   Work: Daniel Forster Project Statement: Residential buildings have heterogeneous unit types of a heterogeneous level of quality.  Dormitories have homogenous unit types of homogenous level of quality.  What happens you strive to have heterogeneous unit types of a homogenous level of quality? His goal is to “create homogenously “good” units [...]

Greg Taylor Wins Competition!
Greg Taylor Wins Competition!

Greg Taylor Wins Tectonics Competion in Eindhoven, Netherlands! Railroad Museum Approved – Lauren Taylor White’s Studio Formwork renderings appeared on Fox News and KCRA Sacramento http://www.kcra.com/video/14818592/index.html The rendering also appeared on Fox News http://fox40.trb.com/ Look for Rachel Glabe’s entry in the upcoming FEIDAD competition. http://www.feidad.org/

Ball-Nogues Studio
Ball-Nogues Studio

Project: Maximillian’s Schell Installation Designers:  Gaston Nogues and Benjamin Ball Project Description: I just started this section because I would like to identify who I think are going to be the major players in tomorrow’s landscape. My first pick is a guy I worked with at Gehry named Gaston Nogues. He worked for Gehry for year, doing [...]

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Oakland Arena Basketball Court
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