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Should there be prizes for sustainable architecture?

When reviewing this year’s AIA/COTE Awards for the top ten sustainable buildings, I chose to accentuate the positive: The remarkable reworking of the awards to redefine sustainability, to include aspects like wellness, resilience, resource use and embodied energy. But I noted: It is a wonderful, well rounded list that covers …

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3D Printed houses are the new shipping container

Over on Curbed, Andrew Zaleski writes one of their “longform” articles, How to print a house. He describes the race to scale up 3D printers to house size: Instead of powdered metals and plastic [that desktop printers use], mixtures of cement, sand, and plastic-polymers are the building materials. Instead of …

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