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Innovation, Sustainability, and Historic Buildings - The Blog for Preservation Leadership Forum

I recently read an article that highlights how energy-efficient systems can be integrated into a historic building in a low impact way. GSA Rocky Mountain Region, Design-Build Partners of The Beck Group, and Westlake Reed Leskosky ‘s renovation of GSA’s Wayne N. 90 more words

Energy Use

March Madness at the farm! (March 24, 2014)

We’ve been flying under the radar while the guys work in the house.  We got through the plumbing and electrical, then came the wall repair, dust, dust and more dust!   195 more words

Tear Apart - Put Together--Jan 17, 2014

Yes, I know, it’s been a while, but the world turns and Life shows up!

The past months have been emotionally difficult for me: holes punched in walls, ceilings and strips of lathe and plaster stripped the entire height of the wall in several rooms, etc.   77 more words

This Bridge We Call...

Site specific dance for Hays Street Bridge grassroot preservation efforts. A collaboration with Michele Simpson.

This place matters. 

Photographs by Andrew Coronado. 

Students' Virtual Salvage Project Could Save a Sinking Ship

Ever wondered what it would have been like to take a tour of the Titanic before its disastrous maiden voyage?

While the demise of the legendary ship has long been a tragic allegory, its ocean-liner kin, the… 1,749 more words

Community & Society

Newburgh - A Diamond in the Rough

Newburgh is a city with a rich and somewhat turbulent history.  It was the headquarters for the Continental Army.  It was the first city to experience electricity due to the creation of the first Edison power plant.  132 more words


History Meets Hip at Pearl

San Antonio definitely had to grow on me. Despite the fact that the city is big in terms of population (ranked second largest city in TX), the city is not so big on being progressive. 490 more words