University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Bradley Graduate Program Studio Sponsor | Design Competition
On Tuesday December 20th, students from the Intelligent Skins for Intelligent Buildings Design Studio | UWM - School of Architecture & Urban Design presented their class projects in the Bradley Corporation Employee & Visitors Commons.
This is a graduate program sponsored by Bradley Corporation. UWM is one of the top 20 Architecture schools in the country and its students are highly recruited by the top architectural firms.
- a carbon footprint of Lenox Lockers,
- material studies of Terreon and Evero,
- creating new uses for Frequency and Verge lav systems
The class designs focused on in depth explorations of a buildings 'skin' and how it can work to be more sustainable by capturing light, manipulating natural air flow and creating building and people interactions.
Students' facility designs featured;
- a room lit by algae,
- rain gardens,
- photovoltaic moving screens,
- indoor helix wind turbines,
- exterior glass that changes color with the seasons,
- green walls,
- gray water systems,
- automatic shading devices, and more!
Gregory D. Thomson, LEED AP, M.S., M.Arch.
Assistant Professor | Co-Director, Institute for Ecological Design
Intelligent Buildings Design Studio | UWM School of Architecture & Urban Design