Rice University
Rice Magazine| The Magazine of Rice University | No. 3 | 2009

Students:

ZEROW HOUSE
ZEROW HOUSE

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What do you get when you combine Rice student innovation; a commission to build a zero-energy home; and Project Row Houses, a neighborhood-based art and cultural organization that seeks to develop housing for low-to-moderate-income residents of Houston’s Third Ward? The ZEROW HOUSE, of course.

Concrete Pond
Concrete Evidence

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Sometimes there’s no hard and fast rule for concrete construction. Just ask Brantley Highfill and Zhan Chen, two graduate students in the Rice School of Architecture, and recent runners-up in the building element division of the international student design competition Concrete Thinking for a Sustainable World.

Rock Mountain
Rocky Road
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There are a lot of interesting rocks along the road from Marrakech to Casablanca, and a coterie of Rice students and their professors had a good look at a lot of them during the summer break.
Rodriguez
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
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Graduate student Lizette Leon Rodriguez had never been on a boat for more than a couple of hours before embarking on the voyage of a lifetime.