Posts Tagged ‘energy’

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 […]

The Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC) Grant Opportunity

2011 Collaborative Research Grant Program Guidelines Now Available Application guidelines for the Rhode Island Research Alliance 2011 Collaborative Research Grant program are now available. Click here to download guidelines. http://stac.ri.gov/alliance/applications/ Through this grant program, the Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC) will award funding of up to $200,000 per project to collaborative, multi-institutional, […]