The Original Green Cause has always existed on little more than passion and a shoelace, so it's amazing what's been done. The Guild Foundation hosts the Original Green, and jumped in right after Hurricane Katrina to marshal the architects of the New Urban Guild and a few friends to design the first Katrina Cottages, all completely pro bono. Just a few months after the storm, the Guild Foundation…
We're migrating the Original Green cause to the Original Green group on Facebook:
There's a great group of people there already... Please join us!
FWIW, I'll be shutting this cause down in the next week or so.
Hi friends! The Mind Gardens project is asking people to take some time to find out more about community gardens. Please take a moment to…Read More
Or, How Rocket Science Grew Up While Architecture Didn't
Real science is composed of exploration based on a foundation of things known to work. Architecture's infatuation with all things new actually prevents real progress, and disallows real…Read More
Unaffordable energy costs may render high-rise buildings unusable. Cross-ventilation, daylighting, elevators & thermal mass are all difficult to impossible to achieve as these buildings are currently constructed, so without cheap fossil fuels, these buildings just might become uninhabitable.…Read More
Here's the latest Neighborhood Retail BlogOff, which asks a simple question: what happens when our ideals don't line up with our rules? What do we do now?