Drowning in a sea of good…

I’ve been extremely blessed in the past year—beyond belief. And I’m excited to see what’s to come…It seems so long since I’ve posted anything for all of you. So I thought I’d write a little summary of what has been happening for me in the last year-and-a-half and hopefully get all of you caught up and hopefully set the stage for future posts. Continue reading Drowning in a sea of good…

3D Printing as Disruptive Innovation in Emerging Practice… AIA Practice Management Webinar

I had the honor some months back of being one of three presenters during a discussion around the disruptive nature of 3D printing in the AEC industry. I recently found the recording of the full webinar on line and couldn’t resit sharing with everyone. Take a look… Continue reading 3D Printing as Disruptive Innovation in Emerging Practice… AIA Practice Management Webinar

A really innovative passive cooling system from an IaaC student…

I have always had a think for creative design solutions for passive system—as many of my architectural and designer colleges do as well I am sure—and I couldn’t help but want to share this very innovative solution one IaaC student came up with. Continue reading A really innovative passive cooling system from an IaaC student…

MSDT_Capstone [Update]

A progress update on this semester’s research project. The research is taking shape around narrative of nuclear genocide due to a global conflict. Those lucky enough not to be hit by the direct blasts would be bombarded by tremendous amounts of radiation. Traditionally such radiation would require massive concrete walls or thick lead shielding to survive such a fall out. The premise of this proposal is that by harvesting this radiation as an energy source, the energy of the harmful radiation would be diverted, while also providing a means of surviving amid this post-apolitical wasteland. The current proposed means of … Continue reading MSDT_Capstone [Update]

Updated on Semester Research

After  further testing I have discovered that for the time being, a hexagonal grid pattern is not a viable solution for this semester’s research with the limited time left. Due to the fact that the plastic is not directly smashed on the the fabric as it was during the 2D panel tests, there is a little bit of drag that is allowed before the plastic hits the suspended fabric—this causes a certain amount of curve smoothing to occur  in the the extrusion path. Therefore a diagrid pattern is still the best solutions as it allows the extrusion path to be linear allowing the … Continue reading Updated on Semester Research