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Workshop about sustainable architecture and design

(photos by José F. Costa)

A lecture and workshop was held in CAS studio “towards sustainable design”. The participants of the workshop were the professor Danah Abdulla and the students from the London College of Communication,  Design Management and Cultures. 10 more words

RESEARCH

Mike Holmes: Spring is a good time for a roof checkup

Checking your roof in the springtime should be a yearly item on your to-do list. You want to see how it handled a long winter of snow and ice – and if this is the year you do a roof replacement. 790 more words

Homes

Parker: Calgary company has mission for green buildings

As a teenager in the U.K., Matt Grace started to read about climate change and the need for a new approach to the planet’s energy needs. 550 more words

Local Business

Going, Going, Greener

Summer is bare, hot and burning. Winters can be harshly frigid. Powerful winds are practically a seasonal constant. In West Texas’ arid climate it is difficult to create and maintain aesthetically pleasing landscaping. 1,159 more words

Fall 2017 Issue

D.C. Becoming More Sustainable, But Not Everyone Benefits

It has been four years since Washington, D.C. released its ambitious sustainability plan, which called for cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent; increasing the share of trips made via walking, biking or transit to 75 percent; and making 100 percent of the district’s waterways fishable and swimmable — all by 2032. 1,038 more words

Cities

New Work, Dreamscape 61

Recycled glass sculpture suitable for table top display finished in teal and charcoal pigments and variegated metal foil.  Measures 17″ wide x 7.75 tall and 3″ deep. 35 more words

Reclaimed Glass