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After the steel age... the wood age?

With a headline beginning ‘Not so carbon neutral now!’ the Daily Mail reported the Friday evening fire that destroyed the Carbon Neutral Laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry, a £15m building under construction at the… 1,004 more words


helen gassmann

Helen received her BA from Temple University in 2014 (go Owls!), majoring in History and minoring in Ancient Mediterranean Studies. While at Temple, Helen served as the TU Diamond Marching Band’s feature baton twirler, the Diamond Girl. 138 more words

The Art of Global Challenges

Series 3/3: The Artist and the Engineer

This series reflects on the relationship in between Art and Engineering.

From climate change to rapid urbanization civilization is facing radical challenges in the way we approach and solve problems. 318 more words


Not an idiot, or an engineer

Councillor Deirdre Alden has responded to criticism of her comments about cyclists, saying that she is “not an idiot”, Cycling Weekly reported.

["Birmingham councillor answers critics after claiming cycling is ‘discriminatory’", Chris Marshall-Bell, September 12, 2014]

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Roundup 9-12-2014

PTC – Of Words and Deeds

This week, there were a number of developments in the PTC/Ridesharing issue.

First, there were the mailers (you can see them… 4,273 more words

Economic Development

Welcome back, Met

As long as we’ve lived in New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has been surrounded by hoardings, covering up the work being done to reconstruct the space in front of the museum , which runs along 5th Avenue from 79th Street to 84th Street. 122 more words

Art And Culture

Spitting Hot Fire: Malibu Wildfires and the Santa Anas

“To live with the Santa Ana, is to accept consciously or unconsciously, a deeply mechanistic view of human behavior,” reflected Joan Didion in 1968. Quoting Raymond Chandler, she noted the environment’s deterministic control over Californians. 2,394 more words