Architecture and Design

Bell Wins Blinder Award for SLICE: The Inhabited Facade

A post shared by DUAL (@thedualstudio) on Jul 11, 2017 at 7:00am PDT Jonathan Bell (Critic, Interior Architecture) and Ian Baldwin are recipients of the James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation’s 2018 Richard R. Blinder Award for their project, SLICE: The Inhabited Facade. This competitive grant is “presented biennially to an architect or other professional in […]

Yeadon Project Published in Iran

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) was recently featured in research presented and published by Iranian engineers at the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Research Findings in Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Management. In their paper, titled رویکرد هوشمند سازی در نماهای متحرک ساختمان سازگار با محیط (An Intelligent Approach to Moving Environment-Friendly Buildings) Farnoush Namdarpour […]

Knowles’ Techstyle Haus Featured Handbook

Jonathan Knowles (Professor, Architecture) was recently featured in a book of eco-design case studies. His project, Techstyle Haus, was featured as one of ten case studies in, The Green Studio Handbook, written by Alison Kwok and Walter Grondzik and published by Routledge. The book also features an introductory essay by Laura Briggs (Critic, Architecture), which examines the […]

Briggs, Knowles, and Schneider Accelerate Eco-Design Project

Laura Briggs (Critic, Architecture), Jonathan Knowles (Professor, Architecture), Brett Schneider (Assistant Professor, Architecture), and Brown University’s Derek Stein (Associate Professor, Physics) have been selected to be part of the 2018 cohort at the Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG), a business accelerator which “creates a positive social and economic impacts by supporting social entrepreneurs with the tools […]

Yeadon Lectures in Seoul

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) recently delivered a lecture at Ewha Womans University’s College of Art & Design in Seoul, Korea. His presentation included some of his current and recent projects that use advanced materials and manufacturing to achieve design innovation. He concluded with a focus on a fungal bioplastic that is soluble in water; he […]

Van Den Eijnde Dance Costumes Premiere

Gwen van den Eijnde (Assistant Professor, Apparel Design) has designed the costumes for Wishbone, a piece by the dance collective Bufo Makmal, which will premier on the 23rd January 2018 at the Roxy Theater in Basel (Muttenzerstr 6, Birsfelden) with nightly performances through to 28th January 2018. WISHBONE deals with ‘what sits in their bones’. […]

Leski, Bardt, and Ryan Win RI-AIA Awards

Kyna Leski (Professor, Architecture), Christopher Bardt (Professor, Architecture), and Jack Ryan (Critic, Interior Architecture) were recently awarded two prizes by the Rhode Island Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for their Heather Hills House and Sakonnet River Residence. The Heather Hills House (above) won an Honor Award, the highest award in the residential […]

Yeadon Project, Wind Forest, Exhibited in Houston

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and his collaborators in Scotland are featured in a new exhibition at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The exhibition includes, Wind Forest, a permanent art  installation that uses placemaking and an innovative form of oscillating wind power to generate electricity at the scale of urban infrastructure. Capable of powering […]