Design Philosophy 

Design with proportion (Fibonacci series / golden section)

From left to right: The Vitruvian painting; The Parthenon in Rome; The Water Centre in Cagliary; and the Sydney Opera House in Sydney. The three buildings were designed using the golden section. 

Buildings that are designed with proportion in the drawing board and construct following such plan will produce aesthetic result since it follows the proportion of a human being, displayed in the original plan of Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian 

Design with harmony with natural landscape

Design that considers landscaping thoughtfully follows the principle that architecture (a man-made building) should be in a perfect harmony with the natural landscape (a divine-creation) with the philosophy of the Yin and the Yang. The Jean Marie Tjibao Museum was designed considering the surrounding landscape that creates a pleasant view from all angles. Inspiration of the Tjibao Museum was taken by the native kayak hut. The New California Academy of Science was designed also considering the landscape not only of its surrounding area but also the hilly landscape of San Francisco. Both buildings were the master-pieces of Renzo Piano who has mastered the art of shaping the natural landscape with the beauty of architecture craftsmanship and new innovation.  

From left to above: The Jean Marie Tjibao Museum in New Caledonia, French Republic and the California Academy of Science in San Francisco, California, the United States of America. Both projects are designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop.

Design that successfully integrates structural and mechanical engineering with beautiful architectural shell

A video by T-Park in Hong Kong - "Waste-to-Energy Animation"

Design can be utilized as an aesthetic shell to cover complex structural work that embodies certain project such as the successful integration of structural and mechanical engineering with the architecture and landscaping coordination at T-Park (Waste-to-Energy Building) in Hong Kong. T-Park is not only built to perform the actual work of transforming human waste into clean-energy, but also the building is utilize to display the "How-to" the work is being done. This can be considered the educational aspect of this building, making the T-Park to be a successful model for similar kinds of "waste-to-energy" buildings. 

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Design that utilizes sensor to tract carbon footprint

A Video by Cornell Tech - "Campus Fly Through" 

Design that incorporates human sensor to track human being carbon foot-print as displayed in Cornell Tech will be a good reference to think further on how design can be responsive to human's activities and can produce data to influence people to shift their mindset to live in a more sustainable manner.

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Design Digitally: the Internet of Things of Structural Evolution

A Video by AutoDesk - "The Future of Building Design" 

Building design has experience significant evolution with the incorporation of new technology that requires new skills and training for architects, engineers, and consultants to use these new tools to produce a more thoughtful, innovative, and sustainable solutions in their work.

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