Blaine Brownell

Blaine is an architect and former Fulbright scholar with a research focus on emergent materials. He is a principal of the design and research practice Transstudio and an assistant professor and co-director of the Master of Science program in Sustainable Design at the University of Minnesota School of Architecture.

Brownell authored the Transmaterial series as well as the books ‘Matter in the Floating World’ and ‘Material Strategies’ with Princeton Architectural Press. He has been published in over 40 design, business, and science journals, and has lectured widely in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.


Materials for the Carbohydrate Economy