An interdisciplinary research initiative that undertakes design research in the intersection between architecture, engineering, computation, biology and ecology.Tumble Truss
Dennis Dollens is digitally growing structure, space, surface.Google/NASA-based sea level rise map
So what does climate change and rising sea levels mean on a detailed map? Its not just loss of coastline and landmass - it is a systemic shift in habitats.Fab Lab
". . .we're now at a cusp where personal fabrication is poised to reinvent literacy in the developed world, and to engage the intellectual capacity of the rest of the world."Centrifuge.org
Marcos Novak has updated his web page!
New materials are transforming our physical environment. -- Get the books!Non-Timber Building Materials
An exhautive list of about a hundred creative and not-so-creative alternatives to using wood for construction.Green Building Resource Center
How I learned to stop worrying and love the (green) bomb - an organization founded by Gorbachev, and a great resource for sustainable building materials.Mcmaster Carr
Almost everything you could even need to build with, off the shelf, delivered the same day even. An indispensible resource for figuring out how to build things.
“Unknowingly, the architecture and building community is responsible for almost half of all U.S. greenhouse gas emissions annually. Globally the percentage is even greater.” We built ourselves into this mess, we can build ourselves out of it - starting NOW!Farmlab
One of the most vibrant and important sites for experimenting with urban farming and social change. A consistent supporter of the east side (los angeles) design and culture jamming community and host of some of the most stimulating lectures and presentations around.Permaculture
Permaculture is a connected system between discplines, an eco-systemic design science - and the most intelligent strategy for living and building that we have found to date.oasis design
Follow this link to learn about residential grey water systems and residential-scale ecological design (green building).hoberman.com
"Hoberman Associates' work is centered on the fundamental idea that a designed object can transform the way a natural organism does."You-Are-Here
A great collection of photos of Silver Lake architecture
Didier Hess the host and patron of Materials & Applications, it's what happens on the other side of the front door.