Cycling Sonoma and Designing Sustainable Wineries

With news that Sonoma County intends to become the first 100% sustainable wine region in the world, it seems only fitting that we explore it by bike. moss visited the region to explore some of the current sustainable practices and taste some of the wine, of course. This sparked some thoughts about how design and layout…

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Straw bale construction: There is no away

So, the name of the blog. Straw bale construction is nothing new and, no, they are not to be confused with hay. Straw is the dried stalk of a cereal plant after the grain has been removed, an agricultural by-product. They typically clutter the ubiquitous landscape of the rural world and are usually burned by…

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Welcome mat

Welcome to the moss Design blog, where we discuss sustainability for the masses, peel back the layers of the sustainable architect’s practice, and highlight our favorite concepts in design innovation, food, drink and the environment.

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