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Acme Brick Competition: 3rd Place

The Acme Brick competition challenged students to rethink the traditional brick’s uses and composition. The Euplectella Aspergillum has luminous and structural properties that, if imitated, could give the solution to electro-less light and a formula for producing remarkable structural strength with delicate materials. The biomimetic application of the Euplectella’s characteristics could lead to a GLOWbal brick: a material giving all of the world access to clean light sources, safe structures, and a whole new realm of exciting possibilities for brick

Above: Implementation of Brick [Photoshop]

Below: Hand-Made Brick Sample

Laura Martin Portfolio  
Laura Martin Portfolio  

Undergraduate Architectural Work