This is incredible! I was certainly naieve to the fact that the “lake” in Central Park, New York City, was polluted given all the media attention it receives and all of the “super property” that is adjacent. This architectural solution that combines renewable energy through a wind turbine to filter the water and reduce it’s
I consider that sustainability extends beyond the obvious “green veneer,” the ubiquitous solar panel or the wind turbine. As an Architect I seek opportunities with my Clients to design for the user or those who will experience the architecture. Designing for well-being is therefore critical to successful design. A successful building design promotes frequent use
Ron Rambo was born with Cerebral Palsy… CP is a group of permanent movement disordes that appear in early childhood and symptons include poor coordination, stiff muscles, weak muscles and tremors. It is caused by the abnormal development or damage to the parts of the brain that control movement, balance and posture. Ron has started a
“More than a quarter of architecture students in the UK are receiving or have received medical help for mental health problems related to their course. Another quarter feel they may have to seek help in future. Anxiety over the student debts accrued during the seven-year course, and workloads that frequently require all-nighters, were the primary
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“According to a new whitepaper report by Perkins+Will, “What’s New (and What’s Not) With PVC,” in spite of recent advances in plastic chemistry PVC is still responsible for a range of environmental and human health hazards created in multiple stages of its manufacturing process.”
I have often maintained, with my disdain on PVC windows and cladding, that PVC would one day be a health risk the same way asbestos is now understood.
While the risks with PVC are very different, I challenge why, as an industry, we cannot simply revert to natural, renewable and sustainably sourced materials…?