Altering Practices in Design through Community Engagement

submitted by: tahlor.c
This project seeks to identify the benefits in altering current design practices to better social capital, particularly in marginalized communities. It will look at current uses of community engagement through the design process to further sustainability of communities and to build social capital, particularly in affordable housing communities. Through the close study of various Community Development Agencies, interviews with field experts, and comparison of case studies, I hope to establish...
Authors: Tahlor Cleveland

Science Nation - Virtual Reality Maps

submitted by: nsf
- Rebuilding the world one pixel at a time - Who says Rome wasn't built in a day? With the muscle of about 500 computers and 150,000 still images, Steve Seitz, a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington's Seattle campus, and his colleagues have reconstructed many of Rome's famous landmarks in just 21 hours. For more Science Nation, visit:

A New Electro-Optic Waveguide Architecture and the Unprecedented Devices It Enables

submitted by: icamvid

Scott Davis gives a talk at the LC2CAM conference about a new and potent method to satisfy the long-standing need to actively control light.


submitted by: Sareeta17

architecteruarl gaps sorting out diffeences

LEED Certification: Motives for Implementation

submitted by: omfries
This research investigates environmentally friendly buildings and the incentives or disincentives behind their construction. More specifically, this paper describes the incentives to build LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) projects. Current research displays that LEED buildings generate higher rents and sales price. LEED certification also helps to lower building life-cycle costs meaning lower expenditures for utilities and maintenance. This raises two fundamental...

Discussion on Architecture and Tools

submitted by: ucsd_idash

Panel: Drs. Brent Liu, Ricky Taira, Jasper Lee, and Ron Kikinis

Maya Gokhale on "Acceleration Architectures for Bioinformatics"

submitted by: JGI

Maya Gokhale of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory presents at the JGI/Argonne HPC Workshop on January 26, 2010.

Green Architectural Design and Consumerism

submitted by: erchen

A case study of University Town Center in La Jolla and Uptown Monterey Shopping Center. The purpose of this study is to examine consumerist infrastructure (namely shopping malls) and see whether or not going green plays a major role in drawing in consumers to shop

Biomimicry and the Built Environment

submitted by: Mearon

Biomimicry is a new science that links nature's best designs into human applications. It can be used to solve many problems which humans face in the fields of medicine, transportation, architecture and construction, energy, product design, computer science and network systems management. The science of biomimicry is a newly developing field but the application of biomimicry has been around since the beginning of man.