Designing New

Contemporary European design can provide an effective roadmap for architects in the United States. Preserving the past while embracing innovation and reinvention, it IS possible to respect old [...]

How Green Was Our Roof?

Having a Green Roof is the dream of many. It is also an ethical and sustainable architecture decision: Your home will be better insulated under a carpet of greenery. Adding a Green Roof will [...]

The Brave Architect

Liz Ogbu from Studio O was the second speaker of the CMU School of Architecture Spring 2020 Lecture Series.  To start at the end, her lecture culminated with a poem titled “Invitation to Brave [...]

Parametric Design

So what does this image represent and how is it that we can build such a thing affordably?  Here is the answer: You are looking at a side view of a ring designed with the parametric program, [...]