Monthly Archives: May 2011

Design that Does Not Begin with Place

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In the middle of 2010, Keith Perske posted a compelling blog challenging the design field to think about work without our typical reliance on thinking about place.  I say, “AMEN”. As an architect deeply concerned about the nature of work, I see places continually being created that are disconnected from the reality of what it […]

Tunneling through the Cost Barrier might provide better spaces forpeople

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If you’ve been to a seminar on sustainable practices lately, you may have heard the popular concept that tunneling through cost barriers might provide better spaces for people. To my knowledge, the concept was popularized by Paul Hawkins, Amory Lovins, and L. Hunter Lovins in their book, Natural Capitalism, more than 10 years ago. So […]