About Jennifer Shockley

Jennifer Shockley Jennifer is originally from Colorado and has recently moved back from Michigan. She is finishing up her Master’s degree in Architecture. She is currently focusing on urban planning and sustainable design and hopes to gain employment at a design firm specializing in these areas. Jennifer also has writing experience serving as an editor for her school newspaper and college magazine. Jennifer has two cats named Prada and Dior-aptly named after her shoe obsession. You can follow Jennifer on twitter @jenshock81.



Author Archives: Jennifer Shockley

CSO Arquitectura’s Modular Housing System: SAVMS

December 17th, 2012 | by Jennifer Shockley

CSO Arquitectura teamed with prefab construction specialists Torsan and created Sistema Abierto de Viviendas Modulares Sostenibles (SAVMS) which translate to the “open sustainable modular housing system.”


Eco-Industrial Parks and Steam Loop-powered Districts Can Change City Designs

December 1st, 2012 | by Jennifer Shockley

These two concepts of eco-industrial parks and steam loop-powered districts are just a couple of the innovative, sustainable ideas that are being casually discussed in classes so that perhaps the seeds of the re-development of urban areas can be planted and the future will be different. Cities can redefine their production process by benefiting the community and not lose any of their profit in non-functioning implementation of untried technologies


SWITCH’s New LED Replacement to Incandescent Light Bulbs

November 5th, 2012 | by Jennifer Shockley

SWITCH was the maker of the first LED replacement bulb for incandescent light bulbs. Previously, you have been able to get the SWITCH60 which is the equivalent bulb to a 60-watt incandescent. But beginning this month you will now be able to purchase the SWITCH40 and SWITCH75. There will also be available the


Old Books Meet New Technologies in Book Mountain

October 30th, 2012 | by Jennifer Shockley

A building opened on Oct. 4, 2012 to a regal pomp and ceremony that is trying to bridge the very gap between new technologies and historically significant products. It is the Boekenberg or “Book Mountain” in Spijkenisse, Netherlands



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