Congratulations to HiLo and LoDo lab teams for receiving the Best Sustainable Design Award from Fast Company for their Zippered wood technology research.
The Pandemic Effect
Congratulations to Blaine Brownell for publishing The Pandemic Effect: Ninety Experts on Immunizing the Built Environment. The book includes 90 leading architects, designers, materials scientists, and health officials who reflect on the influence of COVID-19 on buildings and cities—and propose solutions to safeguard the built environment from future pandemics, viruses, and contagious diseases on every scale, from surfaces to society.
Projects, Stacked-Plate Framingby Kevin Hirth, and Material Custodies by Blair Satterfield and Marc Swackhamer were both selected for the Spring 2021 JAE 75:1 Builtissue! Congratulations to Kevin, Blair, & Marc!
CU Denver ORS Large Grant
In the summer of 2021, LoDo Lab was awarded a $10,000 grant to further the Blind Nurse and Nurse Pod research!
Architects 2020 R+D Awards
The collaborative project Zippered Wood/ Zippered Pavilion was recognized in the 14th annual Architects 2020 R+D awardsCongratulations to HiLo Lab, LoDo Lab, Houminn and a big thanks to all who supported and collaborated on the project!
Essay "Bending the Line" on the Zippered Wood collaborative project was featured in the FABRICATE 2020 publication. This essay outlined how the research team developed experimental prototypes that transform the standard 2×4 and challenge conventional wall construction.
During the PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) shortage during the 2020 Coivd-19 pandemic, LoDo Lab worked with the Make4Covid team to create 3D printed PPE units for local doctors, nurses, dentists, and others affected by the PPE shortage. A huge shout out to everyone who was able to contribute to this effort!