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We Need Both Breadth and Depth: An Interview with Blaine Brownell

Headshot of School of Architecture Interim Head Blaine Brownell.

The start of the fall semester brings new students, new classes, and, for our School of Architecture, a new interim head of the school. Associate Professor Blaine Brownell (Architecture), will serve as interim head while the search for a new head moves forward.

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Architecture Professor Blaine Brownell Publishes Material Strategies

Blaine Brownell, assistant professor at the School of Architecture, has published a new book discussing the history, current application, and larger affects of emergent materials in architecture. Material Strategies: Innovative Applications in Architecture includes case studies featuring detailed illustrations of buildings from today's most forward-thinking architectural firms and chapters. It also shows architects how creative applications of emergent materials have the potential to transform our built environment. Along with being a leading scholar in the area of advanced materials for architecture and design, Brownell is an architect, sustainable building advisor, educator, and former Fulbright scholar. He is also the author of the popular book series, Transmaterial: A Catalog of Materials That Redefine Our Physical Environment. At the end of…

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