Category Archives: neenan

Neenan Clips: May through August 2011

Self-Cleaning Buildings and Other Ideas from Nature Material Facts: Adapting to Adaptive Reuse Summer Reading for Design Inspiration Big Ideas for Small Schools Holla for Rolla: Lean Healthcare Makes Some Noise Learning to Sit in Rows? Biomimicry: The Sincerest Form … Continue reading

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Recent Neenan Clips

Revisiting Renewables at a Nuclear Moment Stairs 4 Us The Active Design Challenge A Deep Breath of Radical Innovation Rethinking Use: Towards Sustainable Inventions? Triple Cheers for Alamosa Underlining the Triple Bottom Line at Sargent Junior and Senior High School … Continue reading

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Posting on Posting: Legal Challenges to Green Building

  …It’s true that there’s a lot of horn-tooting involved with LEED, that’s one of the reasons it’s so popular. But are lawsuits like this good or bad for green building?… beyond the buzzword: legal challenges to green building image … Continue reading

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Posting on Posting: LEAN vs NEAT

i was asked a really interesting question recently about efficiency : sustainability : activity can sustainability make us fat? LEAN vs NEAT image credits: jim crocker, grahamc99, jekert gwapo, adam nfk smith

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The Past Month’s Worth of Neenan Clips at Last

It’s nice to have such a full life, too bad my blog has to suffer! Here’s the backlog of what I’ve been working on over the past month or so for The Neenan Company. Sustainability By Any Other Word My … Continue reading

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Clips: Slocum Center

The Slocum Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Eugene, OR was built with an especially amicable relationship between the architect-builder and the client. The Neenan materials talk about achieving a “rhythm of wellness” and Hospital Administrator John Bauman told … Continue reading

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Clips: What is Gender Equality in the Green Economy?

Where do women stand in today’s job economy? And what is a green job? The classic gender and diversity issues still roil under the promise of a greener future. There have always been strong women and feminist men in my … Continue reading

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