Invisible Sustainability: Starting from the Drawingboard

For all the noise made about sustainable technology ( PV panels on the roof, energy star everything, etc. ) an equally important part of what makes a building green is invisible. Today’s post explores some of the less tangible qualities that make a green building – nothing you can buy, or add on after the fact – concepts…

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public art at interamerican school

The City As Art: Mosaics, Murals, Graphics, and Graffiti

Be they commissioned by the city, permitted by an owner or illicitly undertaken, wall art can be one the the brightest spots in a city (and this coming from an architecture blog)!  Lets face it, the modern world offers a lot of start blank walls to the pedestrian eye and when the buildings themselves can’t…

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