Tag Archives: architecture

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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In Bup We Truss

I finally made it out to Governors Island for Burble Bup construction. Today was all about building walls by stacking wattles and trussing them together with aqua-colored ropes. Much to my surprise I think this thing might actually end up … 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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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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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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We Get a Treehouse at Figment 2011

My friend Ben is gearing up to do a great architecture project on Governors Island for Figment 2011 and needs your $$$ now, and probably your sweat later. Ben was smart and made his master’s thesis project for exhibition design … Continue reading

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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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