Silva Cell

Mar 06, 2010No Comments

Integrated tree and stormwater management system The Silva Cell integrated tree and stormwater system provides un-compacted soil volumes for large tree growth and on-site stormwater

Cloak Wall

Feb 16, 2010No Comments

Environmentally-tuned wall system Since Chicagoan George W. Snow first built a balloon-frame warehouse in 1832, residential construction in the United States has evolved very little.


Jan 29, 2010No Comments

Oxide coated green-tech water filtration media and porous concrete matrixes Many lakes, ponds and rivers suffer from algae blooms and depleted dissolved oxygen as a

16pxl Board

Jan 01, 2010No Comments

Direct view lighting system The 16PXL Board RGB is a versatile, multiple-LED panel designed for interior display applications. The board unveils its full potential when

Vector Glass

Dec 12, 2009No Comments

Glass with vector graphics of embedded air Vector Glass combines the the precision of digital fabrication with the serendipity of handmade, kiln-formed glass. PadLAb works


Nov 16, 2009No Comments

Sound-, light-, and air-pollution-absorbing highway barrier system In the United States there are over 46,800 miles (75,317 kilometers) of highways with sound-barrier walls being erected

Scintilla Lumina

Nov 09, 2009No Comments

Light-extending polymer-matrix panels A variation of SensiTile Scintilla, Scintilla Lumina extends light from a single source to hundreds of reflected points along the surface of

Mirror Duct System

Oct 10, 2009No Comments

High-efficiency daylighting system A significant portion of building construction is made of opaque or light-reducing materials that require artificial lighting. Not only does artificial lighting


Sep 02, 2009No Comments

Self-cleaning glass Pilkington’s Activ glass uses the power of the sun to clean itself. Activ is manufactured with the same advanced pyrolytic technology used to


Jul 21, 2009No Comments

Porous, structural, user-adjusted modular wall system Drapewall is a full-scale wall prototype that explores energy conservation, modular-component assembly, and prefabricated construction for an inexpensive house.