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Formwork Started Today

We had a lot of rain overnight, which translated into a very wet site, especially because the plugged catch-basin overflowed onto the work area.

We had some erosion again which will need to be addressed, but we managed to apply a “band aid” solution by temporarily placing some PVC sewage piping to redirect the pooled water safely off the work area and into the ravine. 381 more words

Passive House

Very merry Gehry ferry

The bling has hit the fan in Paris. Frank Gehry’s Fondation Louis Vuitton opened yesterday, and we can all swoon to the moon and back if we dare. 188 more words


Everyday Star Wars

Toronto-based photographer Thomas Dagg has a beautifully subtle take on Star Wars, injecting objects and themes from the movies into everyday life. The series takes you on a rather ordinary journey through city life, but with hints of a different world here and there.   83 more words


When the Well Runs Dry

Last week Mayor Garcetti asked Los Angeles residents to cut their water usage by twenty percent. Even though he was basically echoing the governor’s message to all Californians, this was an important step. 438 more words


Let's talk Taj. Part 1.

The Taj Mahal.

Just the mention of the name brings forth notions of exotic, white-marbled opulence.  The name means “crown of palaces” in Arabic and Persian, and most people know there is a story of romance behind the structure. 468 more words