Category Archives: technology

Indulgent Quoting: Buckminster Fuller 1981

I can’t believe there are no Bucky quotes on this blog yet. I was reminded of this passage from Critical Path, p223, while writing piece on the subject “Schools of the Future: Why Architects Matter.” Paying people to stay home … Continue reading

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Clips: Who is Responsible for Privacy in the Age of Health Information Technology?

We all know that privacy means something different in the age of social networking than it did before. With the move now toward electronic health records and participatory healthcare our most personal data is now increasingly accessible by medical providers … Continue reading

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Clips: Rural Healthcare Issues

A series of posts I’ve written for Neenan blog recently have dealt with financing issues for rural healthcare, regarding both facilities and technology. The design-build firm is active in this sector and has completed more than 2,000,000 square feet of … Continue reading

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Clips: Sustainability 102

pic: takomabibelot Just because something requires thought doesn’t mean it has to be hard, and the right tool can make any job easier. When it comes to sustainability issues, a lot of those tools are in development, but there are … Continue reading

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Clips: Healthcare 2050

pic: DieselDemon This past year I spent quite some time looking at medical technology in the context of a material (electroactive polymer) tech transfer to architecture, but I haven’t thought about it in a little while. When I was assigned … Continue reading

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Clips: Renewable Energy 2050

Wind turbines in Portugal by AiresAlmeida This week for the Neenan Company blog I looked at international examples of renewable energy implementation and asked what’s holding back the United States. Check out the article and please leave a comment at … Continue reading

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Clips: What is Government’s Role in Achieving Price Parity for Renewable Energy?

pic: ThisIsDuffy Check out my post What is Government’s Role in Achieving Price Parity for Renewable Energy? published by design-build firm The Neenan Company. Excerpt… Can renewable energy reach price parity without government subsidies? While green energy is gaining momentum, … Continue reading

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