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Walk with us through the Muddy River of the Emerald Necklace

Walking the Muddy River section of the Emerald Necklace, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted Senior in 1894 with landscape architect, and Landscape Institute instructor Marion Pressley is as close to walking the park with the master as any of us will get in our lifetimes.  367 more words


Crystalline Serie by Niche Modern

 New York-based lighting brand Niche Modern, has launched the Crystalline Series of geometrical lighting which features four glass pendants – Axia, Calla, Delinea, and Trove. 19 more words


Sustainable Design

Whilst researching on my current module “Sustainable Design” I came across several stylish furniture pieces, that although were very much “Earth” friendly were extremely stylish too… One such example is the Hollow end table by… 83 more words


Pending official approval, it seems that China is stepping up its commitment to environmental sustainability. Once the Mayor of the city of Wuhan grants approval, development will begin on two towers aimed at being wholly self-sufficient and restoring the wider environment around it. 176 more words

The AIA 2030 Commitment: My Favorite Things

“What are you reading these days?” is a tough question.

To be honest, most of what I read now is in the social media stream. Although I still drop everything for a new print copy of… 829 more words

AIA 2030 Commitment

Hair Highway

As people are beginning to understand the beauty of recycling, there has been an onslaught of more and more unique uses of different resources we had never before imagined using in such ways. 43 more words

Tesla: Open sourcing sustainability

The ‘Patent Wall’ at Tesla headquarters, June 11th and 12th. (Images courtesy of Tesla)

By Nat Hunt.

On June 12th 2014 Tesla Motors released all of their patents claiming that they would not sue anyone for using their technology in ‘good will’. 553 more words

Socially Responsible Design