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Safety In A Definition

What is safety to you?

Regardless of your profession in the construction industry or other industries alike, Safety by definition will vary from one individual to another but what stays the same is the need to keep the workforce safe from harm’s way so as to keep production running at full capacity as well as a means to stay clear of lawsuits which can be costly to foot through legal charges and compensations. 573 more words


U.S. Surgeon General Announces Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities

On September 9, 2015, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy launched a campaign that promotes physical activity through walking and promotes the creation of built environments that encourage walking. 119 more words

Built Environment

MPHA Rallies Support for Priority Legislation

MPHA and our allies have been in high gear at the State House since Labor Day. Legislative committees held several hearings on priority public health legislation, which gave MPHA, our members, and our coalition allies, the chance to make our case and rally support behind these bills: 195 more words


'Facility Executive' feature: What makes a 'resilient' building?

Hurricane Joaquin, a Category 4 storm, recently spared the U.S. east coast from the worst of its impacts, but cities such as New York, Washington, D.C. 181 more words

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e-flux #66

The second part of the ‘Architecture as Intangible Infrastructure’ issue of e-flux journal, has been published. It begins with an editorial which argues –

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Built Environment

Botswana’s Water Crisis

I’ve just left Botswana, a place that I visit once a year as part of our Supply Chain Masters programme. I inducted ten new students there, and kicked off their first module, on the subject of supply chain strategy. 1,186 more words


"Writing Architecture"

With Christopher Hawthorne (Los Angeles Times), Florencia Rodriguez (PLOT, Buenos Aires), Michael Sorkin (architect, urbanist, and educator, New York), and Oliver Wainwright (The Guardian, London). Moderated by Michael Hays, Eliot Noyes Professor of Architectural Theory. 6 more words

Built Environment