Posts Tagged ‘Jonathan Knowles’

Knowles, Techstyle Haus, at ACSA Annual Meeting

  Jonathan Knowles (Professor, Architecture) was invited to speak about the Techstyle Haus project during the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. The theme of the meeting was ‘The Ethical Imperative’ which sought to examine the material, cultural, and economic effects of architecture and how these impact the ethical […]

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 […]

Knowles Publishes on Membrane based Enclosures

Jonathan Knowles (Professor, Architecture) and his fellow authors; Helen Bergstrom (Brown University), Ryan Abendroth (Washington University), and Derek Stein (Brown University) have recently published an article entitled, Performance Based Simulations for Membrane based Enclosures, in the fall issue of the TAD Journal (Technology | Architecture + Design). The authors outlined the design process of Techstyle Haus, […]

Knowles and Briggs Feature in Passive House Details

Jonathan Knowles (Professor, Architecture) and Laura Briggs (Critic, Architecture) have been collectively and individually featured in a new book entitled, Passive House Details: Solutions for High-Performance Design, edited by Donald R. Corner, Jan C. Fillinger, and Alison G. Kwok, published by Routledge. Knowles and Briggs joint vacation house project in Saugerties, NY completed in 2015 and Briggs […]

Knowles at Green Building Solutions Workshop

Jonathan Knowles (Professor, Architecture) has recently attended the Green Building Solutions workshop in Vienna, Austria which specializes in providing first-hand ecological knowledge and engineering expertise during in a three-week program. The program was split into two weeks of lectures, workshops and excursions, with the third week dedicated to designing a group project incorporating the knowledge […]

Knowles Invited to Consult at Washington University

Jonathan Knowles (Associate Professor, Architecture) has been invited to participate in the Degree Project Technical Consultations at the School of Architecture Washington University in St. Louis due to his “strong interest in technology and environmental systems.” The School of Architecture Degree Project Studio is the final studio in the Graduate School and students are expected […]

Knowles presents Techstyle Haus

Jonathan Knowles (Associate Professor, Architecture) lectured at MIT on the 19th of February with two Solar Decathlon students. The Solar Decathlon project has received further support and publicity recently, being awarded 23,364.00 from the (divisional) Marc Harrison fund this this year. Knowles was also invited to present Techstyle Haus to The North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) […]

Solar Decathlon Team Press Coverage

RISD’s Solar Decathlon team received outstanding press coverage from their presentation and visit to the Domaine de Boisbuchet, including a 2-minute feature and interview with Jonathan Knowles (Associate Professor, Architecture) on French television. The Solar Decathlon competition challenges 20 collegiate teams to design and build sustainable homes that are powered exclusively by solar energy and […]

BriggsKnowles A+D Project Published

A project by Jonathan Knowles (Associate Professor, Architecture) and Laura Briggs (Critic, Architecture) was just published in “The Greenest Home: Super-insulated and Passive House Design”. Separated by 200 years and 6 feet, the Freeman addition is an exercise in opposites. The addition follows the vernacular tradition but sets up a dialog between past and present, […]