Robot Rock Band Needs a Lead Singer

If you’re a metalhead, or even if you’re not, the latest band to hit the scene is probably unlike anything else that you’ve ever seen outside of a sci-fi movie. “Compressorhead” might sound like the name of an ordinary rock band, but this one has something a little bit different. All of the members of…

LEGO® Has Tools for Grown Ups

Do you remember the excitement of a brand new box of LEGO® bricks when you were a kid? Now there are LEGO® bricks made just for grown-ups. For architects, in fact, and some are design tools created for the creator who still likes to play with toys once in a while. Here’s what you can…

Examples of Nature in Design

“Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better” – Albert Einstein It’s not a new thing that’s only propelled by the surge in sustainability and eco-friendly design, although those are major players. Humans are attracted to nature. We’re drawn to it. So it only makes sense that nature would find its way into…

NOLA’s Good, Bad, and Ugly Recovery

Everyone remembers hearing the news about Hurricane Katrina’s disastrous effect on New Orleans. Televisions showed the horrors of rising water, stranded people, submerged homes and a whole city that was stopped in its tracks. But never one to stay down for very long, the Big Easy is rebounding, albeit slowly. City planners and developers along…