This looks like a very cool exhibition concerning the future possibilities of ubiquitous integration of technology into the city. Although it focuses on the city I can see application for the IDeX Studio at WSU which is exploring the creation of the smartFARM. Toward the Sentient City » September 17 – November 7, 2009.
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Thursday, 3 September 2009
Monday, 31 August 2009
Environmental Graffiti has several examples of vertical gardens. The big question is how this can be fully integrated into a holistic building system rather than another element tacked onto a conventional structure. Next thought is how this might be transformed from just a garden and into a vertical “Living Machine” that would close the water [...]
Tuesday, 16 September 2008
Integrated Environmental Solutions has just released a sketchup version of their energy modeling software that had been the exclusive domain of Revit. Another step toward making ‘green architecture’ easier. Check it out. IES Sketchup Plugin IES VE-Ware Software (Free) You might also be interested in the DOE’s sketchup plugin too. DOE Sketchup Plugin