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Rios Clementi Hale on Park(ing) Day

This Friday, September 18th, is Park(ing) Day, a worldwide event where artists, citizens, and designers transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks. In Los Angeles, Rios Clementi Hale...
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Workbook: PAMM by Herzog & de Meuron

Originally opened in 2013, the waterfront Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) recently achieved LEED Gold certification for its sustainable design, use of local materials, and integration with the cityR...
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Workbook Spotlight: Water and Fog

Overlooking the San Francisco Bay, this 60’s era structure was initially meant to only be remodeled. However, the presence of powder beetles impacted the design plans; the original house was de...

Building in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Mars One isn’t the only player in the race to create sustainable habitats in space. After all, how can one colonize another galaxy without addressing the basic needs of shelter. However, this e...

Events: AltBuild Is Coming

Explore the future of sustainable design at the tenth annual AltBuild conference next week in Santa Monica. Image courtesy Alt Build. It has been 10 years since the first Alternative Building Materia...