PLX.box

2010-11-14

Technology_152

Entry: Generative Craft
Focus: CROMA



This website is a working tool for CROMA, a collaborative and multidisciplinar research initiative at MIT that aims at developing technologies and use case scenarios for building responsive, programmable, and energy-smart architectural components. CROMA gathers MIT experts in the fields of Architecture, Media Arts and Chemical Engineering to envision and implement compelling scenarios of smart, interactive architectures.
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http://croma.mit.edu/

Book_69

Entry: Building Green
Focus: Design For Reuse



The 15 diverse projects in the Design for Reuse Primer demonstrate new models of “building green.” Material reuse is always integral to a sustainable vision of how to tread lightly on the earth, be economically pragmatic, and nurture a community. From a school for children with learning differences to a center for holistic living, these case studies are intended to provide insights about the material reuse process in a wide variety of context.
LINK>>>>>
http://www.designforreuse.org/design_for_reuse/DesignForReusePrimer.pdf