the artistic possibilities
of designing with nature

Upcoming events

June 10, 2017 from 5:00 pm

This show will contain work from 7 artists and will focus on navigating the vast relationship between self, nature  and process through several mediums including paint, glass, and mixed media.  

July 29, 2017 from 1:00 pm

The Re-scape project is an innovative plan to use the suburban landscape as a way to produce viable food crops.

This two day event will discuss the viability and the potential of this ecoligically responsible plan. We will be covering everything from the relationships and layout of plant species to promoting the project to a diverse audience.

Design and construct the man-made environment to be in harmony with the natural environment.
author: Robert Shannon

Design, Development, and Deployment of a Cast Wall System of high R value and fire resistance for bearing wall construction.

Preliminary Sketch

Preliminary Sketch

Criteria for cast wall system

Average R value of 40
Maximize recycled material
Minimize energy in production (embedded)
Maximize mass to interior
Allow for steel and concrete infill structure
Potential for multistory bearing walls
Maximize longevity
High fire rating
Waterproof
Channels for wiring
Easing of assembly
Facilitate attachment of other components