Moss has been a proponent of BRT over the last few years despite its many setbacks in Chicago and we are excited to see how the first phase – the Loop Link starts to shift the transit landscape as it gets under way. What is Loop Link? Per the city’s own BRT website, Loop Link is:…
Curious City recently answered, “Why does Chicago have so many revolving doors?” That made us wonder how many people know that using revolving doors saves energy. If you didn’t before, now you can feel a tiny boost of adult pride and child-like glee when you chose the revolving doors; you’re saving energy while you run around in…
Nearly every building ends up in the landfill eventually. Designers need to challenge ourselves not just to reuse materials but make sure they are reusable.
Four days into the Paris Climate Talks, other news has already pushed this earth shaking topic below the fold on the NYTimes front page and off the top of the NPR hourly talk items. We understand. Climate change is not fun, and it’s not sexy. But it is UTTERLY IMPORTANT. Maybe some simple, effective graphics can…
World leaders are meeting this week and next for the Paris Climate Talks. Since architects are visual people, we’ve assembled some of the best representations of the current climate situation.
Whether you have your meal already planned and prepped – or are just planning to show up to someone else’s table – you might enjoy looking forward to Thursday through the lens of these, our favorite Thanksgiving recipe sources.
An important part of our ethos at moss is to avoid design that is disposable.
The US probably shouldn’t cover the west in PV panels. But putting a solar power system on your home or business is a GREAT idea. What’s the difference?
What is Brownfield Development?
The Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk is a former industrial brownfield site lovingly re-developed for the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
As everyone closes their windows for fall, we reflect on the soundscape of Chicago. Lets celebrate our acoustic ecology today!
Avoid the crushing traffic this holiday weekend and try a staycation to enjoy Chicago’s splendors this Labor Day.