Future Architecture of the Urban Environment

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0195019199″ locale=”us” height=”110″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/418HeFVnXzL._SL110_.jpg” width=”76″]Manhattan is a cramped space. Almost two million people live on the island with an area of 23 square miles–that’s a breakdown of about 70,000 people per square mile. It’s no wonder then that new commercial and residential construction has looked skyward instead of building horizontally. Amazingly, one fifth…

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Memories With Maya

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”1482514885″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51KTlyRNtfL._SL160_.jpg” width=”105″]There are books that pump high octane into my optimistic cylinders and get me revved up for the future. Memories With Maya (MwM) is one of them and it sat on my Kindle for far too long. I have had the privilege of being on futurist panels and chatting…

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The Solar Panel Moon Mission

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B000CIADLG” locale=”us” height=”110″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/517Zx0IrHIL._SL110_.jpg” width=”110″]Solar panels are becoming more common in commercial and domestic real estate. Homeowners recognize the cost-benefit of installing a set of panels on the south-facing side of their houses, and management understands how cheap it is to offset a building’s energy use with solar panels. These are all piecemeal…

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