Author Archives: Meghan Dufresne

About Meghan Dufresne

Meghan R. Dufresne, LEED AP is an architectural designer and writer based in Boston. Interests include sustainability, gardens, art, sound, touch, experience, and merging buildings with the surrounding landscape.

Razing My Metabolism

One of my first stops in Tokyo was the futurist iconic Nagakin Capsule Towers. I am grateful that I got to see it before it is demolished. And  hope it won’t be demolished. The problem is that it was built … Continue reading

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Wood

Wood Construction around Japan

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The tale of the Face House

I was part of an eye tracking study earlier this year to see what people focus on in the built environment, and why neuroscience isn’t consulted more in architecture, as it is in advertising and graphic design. And also if … Continue reading

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Bone Voyage: The remains of the day

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I have always been interested in outdoor spaces, with a special interest in memorials and burial sites as some of the most beautiful places on the planet. The more remote and difficult to get to, the better. Although it took … Continue reading

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Urban Oasis/Environmental Test Site

Let me know if you would like to collaborate on a concept I’ve been working on: http://www.openideo.com/open/vibrant-cities/concepting/urban-oasis-environmental-test-site/

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Where have we come? Where are we going?

There has been a tremendous dearth in building projects over the past 4 years — below you can see a link that shows it is the industry that has been dealt the hardest blow from the economic turmoil. I graduated … Continue reading

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Designing With Disability

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It can be said that catastrophic medical illness is good for one thing, helping people come to terms with and redefine the world around them. Some of our most valuable insight has come from architects with disabilities trying to improve … Continue reading

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