Katie is a designer and writer by trade, but an environmentalist at heart. She recently graduated from the University of Utah with a Masters in architecture and hopes to use her knowledge to help spread an understanding of the value of ethical design practice.
She also loves to get out and see the world. Whether it be mountain biking, hiking, snowboarding, or kayaking, she feels that any time spent in nature beneficial. She also enjoys spending time with her wonderful family, gardening, or playing with her lab-pit, Ruca.
The spectacular home will serve as a case study to examine the overlap and divergences between the different certifications. The findings are published in an insightful analysis on Hammer and
The shipping container project will have 12 units in a three story building. Although the units' 280-290 square foot layout may seem small, even by city standards, many of the women at Atira
Active spaces are divided by a network of paths that create areas for complimentary gardens. If Frankfurters need serenity, but don't have time to leave the city, they can enjoy Yoga or Tai Chi
The vertical addition, which houses a kitchen, dining, and living room, is sealed by a completely translucent roof. This material choice gives the interior a verticality that would otherwise
JDS Architects and KLAR Arkitekter wanted the project to have a strong connection to its surrounding context, and they sought to avoid the shadows cast by the buildings on shore that created a
Coyle, a wooden helmet company, is one of those ventures that began as a garage experiment and slowly evolved into a successful business. Coyle makes specialty helmets in Corvallis, Oregon,
The wedge-shaped glass enclosures are greenhouses that will each be a controlled environment home to different climate zones from tropical to polar. There are five total climates represented
As many great ideas have, Mihaus Studio came from personal necessity. Harper needed a highly adaptable addition to her own home. She used her design expertise to create this modular...we'll just
Royal College of Art graduate student Nir Seigel recently unveiled plans for a 3D printed concept car that actually assembles itself! Seigel's Genesis vehicle explores next generation
Bruno Erpicum took great care to respect the building’s past. The existing materials and structure play a strong role in the design. The furniture was even custom designed by Erpicum and
Austrian designer Andreas Scheiger has a fetish for cycling. While visiting a bicycle flea market, he thought of a way to turn used bicycle parts into stylish, eco-friendly bike racks in a
Granary Row was born from a community planning session with over 500 people. There are retail shipping containers and a beer garden made of shipping pallets. The tenants range from from clothing
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