Wanda Lau, ARCHITECT Magazine

Wanda Lau


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Past articles by Wanda:

Neri Oxman 3D Prints Glass at an Architectural Scale

MIT Media Lab's Mediated Matter Group created three iridescent columns that explore the capabilities of its second-generation 3D glass printing technology. → Read More

Call for Entries: ARCHITECT's 11th Annual R+D Awards

Innovation is one constant in architecture and construction. Show the world how your technologies, products, and projects are changing the future of design. Winners will be published in the July issue of ARCHITECT. → Read More

NIBS Publishes Guide to Help Set BIM Standards and Expectations

The National Institute of Building Sciences has released three resources for the AECO community covering the potential of BIM, criteria for federal properties, and the need for codes for existing buildings. → Read More

The Technology to Master in Architecture in 2017

Nine leaders in digital practice and design name the existing tools that firms and individuals—including themselves—should learn this year. → Read More

The U.S. Capitol Dome Restoration is Complete

After two years of meticulous repairs led by Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, along with architect-of-record Hoffman Architects, the historic landmark is now back to its former glory. → Read More

Q+A: Daniel Wiens, Journeyman International

The founder of the nonprofit humanitarian design organization discusses its model of pairing AEC students and emerging designers with organizations in need of good architecture. → Read More

D.C.’s Historic Washington Coliseum Now an REI Flagship and Test Lab

CallisonRTKL and the outdoor-gear cooperative give ARCHITECT a tour of the 50,000-square-foot store, which culminates several retail-design innovations and highlights the local history. → Read More

MIT's Mediated Matter Group Builds a Synthetic Apiary to Help Save Bees

The research team directed by associate professor Neri Oxman documented the health and wellness of the economically vital insects inside a stark white room for three months. → Read More

The New Lab Opens in Brooklyn

The 84,000-square-foot technology and manufacturing facility features a community of innovators and entrepreneurs, and millions of a dollars in prototyping equipment. → Read More

The University of British Columbia's Brock Commons Takes the Title of Tallest Wood Tower

A hybrid of mass timber products with concrete and steel components, the 18-story, 174-foot-tall structure will house 404 students. → Read More

Morpholio Releases Stencil for Its Trace App

The new tool allows iPad users to create custom graphics from photographs, illustrations, or images that can be applied in their drawings and renderings. → Read More

Q+A: SOM’s Benton Johnson on Testing a New Composite System for Tall Timber

The proposed Concrete Jointed Timber Frame structural system recently underwent a series of physical load tests with successful results. → Read More

WeWork Takes on Design Research and the Internet of Things

The company revealed its high-tech approach to conducting post-occupancy studies with the debut of a "beta floor" in its Times Square, N.Y., office. → Read More

'Timber City' to Show Mass Timber's Potential for Construction, Job Creation

The upcoming exhibition at the National Building Museum aims to dispel myths about the use of structural wood in construction. → Read More

A Look Behind ESI Design's Interactive Media Wall at Terrell Place

The building in Washington, D.C., features nearly 5 million LEDs installed on 1,700 square feet of wall surface. → Read More

Autodesk Live Turns Revit Models into Interactive 3D Environments

The latest release by the software developer lets designers create virtual reality–like experiences that clients can navigate on their computers or iPads. → Read More

A $3 Million Lawsuit Targets Architecture for Humanity's Founders and Board Members

The suit alleges that the nonprofit organization, founded in 1999 and shuttered in January 2015, had a history of grossly mismanaging funds. → Read More

The 2016 R+D Awards

For the program's 10-year anniversary, the jury selected 14 projects, products, and technologies that address large- and local-scale issues. → Read More

Neri Oxman Designs Rottlace, a Series of 3D-Printed Masks for Björk

The Mediated Matter research group at the MIT Media Lab and Stratasys craft the multi-material wearable based on the singer’s facial structure. → Read More

Realizing the Internet of Things

Lightfair’s first-ever IoT & Smart Lighting Forum showcased the enthusiasm of established lighting companies and tech startups to make luminaires invaluable to an information-driven future. → Read More