Blaine Brownell's (Architecture) essay, "Testing Ground: Emergent Green Materials and Architectural Effects" is the cover story for the February 2010 issue of A+U. Additionally, the issue's cover is a detail image of Brownell's PET Wall installation.
Shinkenchiku Online Co. Ltd., in its summary of the issue states, "In his essay, Blaine Brownell introduces a host of new materials that are developed due to environmental concerns, a surge in technological advancements and the rise of developing cities. As we enter a new decade, inevitable change to architecture, construction, and resources await us. As Brownell advocates, 'it is precisely the intersection of environmental, technological, and design innovation that holds the most promising future for architecture.'"