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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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Processing Drawing #1

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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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Wattle You Bring?

What a beautiful day to make architecture. It’s week number two of year number two for building the Figment NYC City of Dreams Pavilion. This year the Mexican/NYC firm Bittertang won the honor and hard work of design-build for the … Continue reading

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Indulgent Quoting: Mumford, 1961

“There is nevertheless one outstanding difference between the first urban epoch and our own. Ours is an age of a multitude of socially undirected technical advances, divorced from any other ends than the advancement of science and technology. We live … 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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Thoughts On Passing My LEED Exam

Yesterday I sat for and passed my LEED Green Associate exam on the very last day before my registration expired. That’s right folks, literally one full year of procrastination (not that I haven’t been busy). I’m proud but also wary. … Continue reading

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