gang(Green)- Kelsey Lents

We’ve seen a few pretty crazy urban interventions lately, like the Underground we showed a while back.  This project from Kelsey at Columbia uses the same setting, the Delancey trolley stop, to catalyze a new urban intervention, injecting green space into the urban fabric of NYC.

STUDENT: Kelsey Lents

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Live/Work- Eric Laine, Suzanne Steelman- Clemson University

This project from Eric and Suzanne at Clemson was chosen as this years winner of the Design to Zero competition.  Tasked with designing energy efficient, affordable and high performing homes, the pair decided to incorporate many different strategies, as well as combining retail and commercial space with the home, ensuring efficient use of energy 24 hours a day.

STUDENTS: Eric Laine & Suzanne Steelman
SCHOOL: Clemson University
COURSE: Design to Zero – Dow Solar
YEAR: 2011

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CHIP – SCI-Arc – Solar Decathlon

We are heading back to the 2011 Solar Decathlon to showcase CHIP a collaborated design by Sci – Arc and Caltech.  The project itself is amazingly designed and focused much more on creating a Net-Zero home of the future.  The project placed very well in the competition and we highly suggest you check out their site after the jump!

SCHOOL: Sci-ARC & Caltech
COURSE: U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon /
YEAR: 2011

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URBANbuild – Tulane University


Today, we are going to bring you  a pretty sweet built project. URBANbuild is sort of the other side of the coin from Rural Studio, a studio designed to create a small home through student work in the urban areas of New Orleans.  Take a look at one of the recent builds from the studio, Prototype 04.

SCHOOL: Tulane University School of Architecture
STUDENTS: URBANbuild 04 Team
YEAR:  2008

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