Main Category: Green Building Design
Category: Green Building
Entrant: University of Texas at Austin
Size: 18 x 48 x 12
Total Square Feet: 864
“We are keeping the baby and we are using the bathwater to water our garden.”
A published online article about me and some friends getting a notable finish in the 2009 Next Generation Metropolis Magazine Design Competition. Mark Tirpak, who is not mentioned in the article, also helped–he is an urban planner. Sam Schonzeit did most of the architecture work that I helped do rendering, and John Hart Asher did the landscape design.
The Sun Dial would “project” the time, on to numbers using a parabolic mirror. When the sun is out, a ray of light would indicate the time of day. During the noon hour, the ray of light would shoot straight down.