All modernist architects owe a debt to Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, a German born American architect (1886 – 1969). Known widely as “Mies” he was one of the prominent innovators of modern architecture along with Le Corbusier and Walter...
As heavily populated countries like China, India, and Brazil become more affluent, the demand for air conditioners is rising with the oceans, and creating the energy to run those chill machines for many millions of homes will be...
Bjarke Ingals, age 41, is the innovative Danish architect who heads the architectural firm Bjarke Ingals Group (BIG) founded in 2006. Aptly named, his projects are not only large in scope, but also adventurous and groundbreaking in...
The design of the basic canvas tent used to house a portion of the 50 million people currently made homeless by war, oppression, and natural disasters, has not changed much since WWI. The conventional tent is cold in the winter, hot...
Last May at least one million people visited Sydney, Australia, to experience interactive light art installations, revel to new music, and participate in discussions and workshops about innovation. It was the 6th year that the...