An experimental town in the desert of Arizona, built to embody Paolo Soleri's concept of arcology - the fusion of architecture with ecology. Theory, workshops, events, images, visitor information.
Aleksandra Kasuba explains how to install curved fabric structures (under tension) in environmental and architectural projects. Examples of her installations. Biography, bibliography.
An interactive tour of Utopian designs by various architects. Devised by Dellbruegge and de Molls, it formed part of the exhibition "models of resistance" in Copenhagen May/June 2000.
Igor Kebelour presents a concept of domestic, working, public and mobile institutions merged into one. Includes model, analysis and discussion.
Architecture students at the Auburn University Rural Studio are designing and building what may be the first house out of bales of waste waxed corrugated board, commonly known as cardboard.
Illustrated article by Alfredo Andia and Claudia Busch on the designs by New York based architectural firm Asymptote on a virtual New York Stock Exchange.
Russian architect Anvar Khairoylline enthuses about the possibilities of tent structures. His profile, illustrated summary of his thesis and examples of projects using the principles of tent construction.
A prototype by Alfons Soldevila. Photograph parades show the building process from design to finish, and other buildings using translucence. A detailed description and theoretical background.
Innovatory technologies, notably 'glued brickwork' and panels of compressed straw bales, turn a campus building into a teaching resource.
An experiment in modern house design using light steel framing at the University of Nottingham, UK. Context, project outline and progress. Feedback form for comments.