Design With Nature

Can a Building be an Ecosystem?

Can a Building be an Ecosystem?

Can a Building be an Ecosystem? Can a Building be an Ecosystem? The concept of “Biotecture” is introduced here by Tony Brown, Ecosa Institute Founder and Program Director. The article was first published on the Triple Pundit website, a product of Ecosa...
Is Design Education “Tragic”?

Is Design Education “Tragic”?

I came across this reprint in Dezeen magazine of a conversation with Jonathon Ive at the London Design Museum with its director Deyan Sudjic. I found it really interesting that Ive, one of the leading designer of computer products bemoans the fact that design students...

Ecosa Students Visit Site of Sedona Project

Ecosa Students Visit Site of Sedona Project On March 5, 2013 Ecosa students visited the site of the Spring 2013 design project near Sedona, Arizona. While on site, students participated in some site cleanup activities led by Matthew Einsohn. During the last half of...

Design Assignments at Ecosa Institute

Design Assignments at Ecosa Institute Ecosa Institute teaches design principles at every level during the semester immersion program. From living systems to building materials, products, communication skills and land planning, students recursively develop their...

The Cody Lundin Design Challenge

The Cody Lundin Design Challenge As a unique component to the Ecosa design Program, students are invited each semester to visit survivalist, Cody Lundin at his passive solar, off-grid homestead to work on a construction project. The projects vary every semester. In...