School of Architecture College of Design

A New Kind of Studio: Teaching Nature-Based Design to Architecture Students



Professor Blaine Brownell, AIA, explains a recent design studio focused on teaching principles of nature-based design and construction.

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An interior enclosure composed of crystalline masonry designed by a student team exploring the potential for nature-based design in architectural applications.







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