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PETER ERSKINE

TRANSFORMING ARCHITECTURE WITH THE COLORS OF SUNLIGHT

“The rainbow is a very deep memory for humans. It has been coded into our genetic material over millions of years.

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Eco

Row

Row, Row, Row your boat

throw your troubles out to sea

I’ll even tow your boat

if

need be

I’m on your side

when the storm comes crashing in… 38 more words

Poetry

SOLAR HOME :: E-CUBE (Belgium, solar decathlon 2011)

Ghent University’s E-Cube is an affordable, do-it-yourself building kit for a solar-powered house that is pre-engineered, factory-built, and easily assembled without special skills.
The house begins with a starter unit, which can be upgraded with enhancements to the PV system and interior finishes as well as with extensions to the living space. 53 more words

Familial

Off Grid Home in Extremadura by Ábaton

Off Grid Home in Extremadura
Architects: Ábaton
Location: Cáceres, Spain
Completed: 2013

I am always interested in projects that showcase reuse, sustainability and energy efficiency, and this house seems to have them all in spades. 156 more words

Blog

ABOUT

Sandeep Ahuja

Graduate student at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Sandeep Ahuja is a researcher at Perkins + Will. After finishing her undergraduate degree in architecture, she is focusing her studies on high performance buildings. 146 more words

Architcture

Do You Cook?

It was time to select the appliances. I am the first one to admit, I make reservations for dinner, rather than prepare food. The microwave is my essential appliance for reheating our left-overs from all those dinner reservations. 319 more words

Zero Energy

GLOWING SURFACES

What if architectural and urban surfaces could emit light with no need of electric power? The luminescent façade frame of the Media-TIC building in Barcelona already suggests the possibility of illuminating cities with smart coatings that act as a… 480 more words

Eco