Topic Energy

Materials, buildings, landscapes, cities, and urbanization are all overtly connected energy hierarchies that must be lucidly understood as the basis of any design agenda for energy today.

Research

Horizon House

First Prize Winner of the 3rd LIXIL International University Architectural Competition Designed by…

Research

Mark Mulligan and Kiel Moe, Faculty Advisors

Spring 2014

News

Ecosistema Urbano’ Energy Carousel wins Taipei Award

Ecosistema Urbano, the firm of Belinda Tato and Jose Luis Vallejo (both design critics in urban planning and design), just won the Silver Award of the Taipei International Design Award 2013 in the Public Space Design category . Their "Energy carousel" is the creative embodiment of a more sustainable approach to urbanism.

Nov 22, 2013

exhibition

Life Cycle Design

The built environment is not only the culprit of major energy consumption and CO2 emissions worldwide, its construction also uses up the majority of material resources of our planet. Yet we continue to evaluate building efficiency largely based on energy consumption, ignoring embodied energy, CO2…

exhibition dates: OCT 8 – NOV 11, 2012

Martin Bechthold, Curator