Posts Tagged ‘energy’

Yeadon Project Published in Biomimicry Book

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) was recently featured in a new book on biomimicry, entitled, Interdisciplinary Expansions in Engineering and Design with the Power of Biomimicry. The chapter, Biomimetic Facade Applications for a More Sustainable Future, was written by Ayça Tokuç, Fatma Feyzal Özkaban and Özge Andiç Çakır includes Yeadon’s research on an interactive facade system . […]

Yeadon Project Published in Lithuania

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) was recently referenced in STRUCTUM, a Vilnius-based magazine that focuses on the built environment, which recently reviewed his research on an interactive facade system prototype. In the article entitled, Šiuolaikinių pastatų fasadai: nuo atspindinčių grožį iki valančių orą, author Giedrė Linden surveys a number of approaches to the design of […]

Yeadon Project Featured in Academic Paper

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) was recently featured in the Institute of Physics (IOP) Materials Science and Engineering conference publication for 2017. Dr. Bogusawa Konarzewska (Gdańsk University of Technology) presented a research paper entitled, Smart Materials in Architecture: Useful Tools with Practical Applications or Fascinating Inventions for Experimental Design?, which discussed an interactive facade system prototype […]

Yeadon Work Published by Japanese Researchers

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) recently had his research prototype interactive facade system featured by two researchers at Sugiyama Jogakuen University in Nogoya, Japan, have published a paper in Architecture Research. In their article, titled, On the Aesthetics of Seasonally Adaptive Buildings – A Morphological Approach towards Climate Responsive Architecture,  Agnes Nyilas and Yoshihito Kurazumi write […]

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 […]

Yeadon Featured in Biomimetica e Architettura

A new Italian book by Roberto Pagani, Giacomo Chiesa, and Jean-Marc Tulliani features an interactive facade system prototype made by Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture). Yeadon, fabricated the prototype with dielectric elastomer smart materials that can change shape and perform work, effectively behaving like artificial muscles to change the surface of the facade. The book, […]

Yeadon work in two new books

Two new books reference an interactive facade system that Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) worked on while he was a Partner at Decker Yeadon LLC. The Language of Architecture: 26 Principles Every Architect Should Know, authored by Andrea Simitich and Val Warke, presents the project as a model of biomimicry that is based on homeostasis […]

Better’s design featured in JP Gazette

Hansy Better (Associate Professor, Architecture) was recently featured in the Jamaica Plain Gazette for the “supergreen” house she built on Meyer St., Jamaica Plain, Mass. “It was a research project for us,” Barraza told the Gazette during a visit to the nearly completed home. “What do you really need” to build an affordable, modern, energy-conscious house? […]

Yeadon’s Light Sanctuary Featured

An article published by Arkitektens Forlag (The Danish Architectural Press) includes work by Peter Yeadon (Associate Professor, Interior Architecture) and Martina Decker, his partner at Decker Yeadon LLC in New York City. Their Light Sanctuary project for Dubai, UAE, was one of four artful power generators featured in “Vedvarende energi, der er smuk” by Tom […]

Twelve Days, Five Forms of Renewable Energy

The GREEN Educational Adventure Program gives motivated students a chance to travel to Costa Rica, the epicenter of renewable energy and sustainability, to gain a hands-on educational experience while enjoying the rich culture and helping change the world. Through a rigorous curriculum and exclusive access to renewable energy technology, this ground-breaking program helps students of […]