23 Sep 2019
2 - 4 minutes

If you encounter the gargantuan glass-and-steel structure in Oracle, Arizona, you might think you've walked onto a set for Star Trek.

09 Jul 2019
2 - 4 minutes

The achievements of man are meaningless. In the end, nothing remains. One must return to the womb of nature. Could the exponents of built design imagine a space which includes nature without trimming her natural design?

22 May 2019
3 - 6 minutes

Bios means life, and mimesis is to imitate. Coined by an American academic and inventor, Otto Schmitt. Bio mimicry in architecture and design is popularized by the famous biologist Janine M. Benyus.

10 Apr 2019
3 - 6 minutes

Building and construction have a great effect on the environment. In the US, buildings alone account for 40–49% of energy consumption, 25% of water consumption, and 70% of total energy consumption.

19 Mar 2019
4 - 8 minutes

With the advancement in technology and software, it is possible now to evaluate the energy performance of a building at early stage of building designing process.