Monthly Archives: December 2012

To change, not to “design”

When we say we desire to build a sustainable building, we always consider the energy consumption as a priority to the whole design, which makes perfect sense. However, what I am trying to argue is that sustainable buildings are the

To change, not to “design”

When we say we desire to build a sustainable building, we always consider the energy consumption as a priority to the whole design, which makes perfect sense. However, what I am trying to argue is that sustainable buildings are the

Re: Flying Green

I agree, the future of flying is expanding and hopefully it remains to be on a positive note. Of course there are still many negatives that are slowly being fixed. The difficult thing with airline companies is that improvements are

Re: Flying Green

I agree, the future of flying is expanding and hopefully it remains to be on a positive note. Of course there are still many negatives that are slowly being fixed. The difficult thing with airline companies is that improvements are

Re: Prefabricated Skyscrapers

I had stumbled upon this phenomena several days ago and could not believe it. It is exciting to see how technology can be used to benefit society in an unonventional method. Instead of convinving the hotel to have a more sustainable

Re: Prefabricated Skyscrapers

I had stumbled upon this phenomena several days ago and could not believe it. It is exciting to see how technology can be used to benefit society in an unonventional method. Instead of convinving the hotel to have a more sustainable

Re: Best Buy Inc’s Green Initiative

It is really great to see a compay that seems to not deal with nature or sustainable ideas at all be so active in the green movement. Every time I learn that a large company, such as Best Buy, is

Re: Best Buy Inc’s Green Initiative

It is really great to see a compay that seems to not deal with nature or sustainable ideas at all be so active in the green movement. Every time I learn that a large company, such as Best Buy, is

Re: Flying Green

Ok, this is my last reply/rant for the semester.  I’ve always found it interesting how horrible the convenience of flying is for the environment.  But if you talk anyone, the majority would say that they want to “travel the world”. 

Re: Flying Green

Ok, this is my last reply/rant for the semester.  I’ve always found it interesting how horrible the convenience of flying is for the environment.  But if you talk anyone, the majority would say that they want to “travel the world”. 

Re: RE: Architecture United With Nature

  I am very intrigued by the idea of architecture highly united with nature. People have been using nature for thousands of years to construct, so it is a bit strange that we as humans strayed from nature’s way of

Re: RE: Architecture United With Nature

  I am very intrigued by the idea of architecture highly united with nature. People have been using nature for thousands of years to construct, so it is a bit strange that we as humans strayed from nature’s way of

Re: Progressive Material Choices

After reading your post regarding Corten Steel and having a discussion in class, I am interested to find out the truth on this material. It seems like whenever there is a new technology, in this case it is a material,

Re: Progressive Material Choices

After reading your post regarding Corten Steel and having a discussion in class, I am interested to find out the truth on this material. It seems like whenever there is a new technology, in this case it is a material,