In the context of a changing climate, the impact from human activities can be reduced by improving the quality of what we already have. Actions such as improving gas mileage for cars, reducing the waste of agricultural products or improving building energy efficiencies are actions that do not requirement leapfrog technological advances but a public desire to move things in the right direction. We decided … Continue reading CELEBRATE PRINCETON INNOVATION: our Adaptive Solar Shade celebrated for energy savings potential!
Before joining academia, I worked in two (then) small and creative engineering design consultancies (Jane Wernick Associates, London, UK and Ney and Partners, Brussels, Belgium). I had the good fortune of designing and building a number of awe-inspiring building and bridges. You will find my portfolio with some works described in some detail here. In this series, I will walk you through a number of … Continue reading DESIGN EXPERIENCE 1: the role of constraints in the design process