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AAA has a new project under construction at The Sea Ranch in Sonoma County. This two-bedroom house has been designed to incorporate a number of Passive house strategies to achieve a Net Zero Energy design. A spacious south-facing deck connects the residence to the studio on the right.October 11, 2021
Please join Randolph Ruiz of AAA at what should be a provocative conversation of the subject of sustainable architecture. This event will be hosted by the A+D Museum on Thursday April 7th at 6PM. SOUPERgreen is an exhibition featuring five projects that take a critical stance on the way architects have been addressing the environmental crisis through design. Wes Jones, Doug Jackson, Aryan Omar, Steven Purvis, and Randolph Ruiz explore…April 5, 2011
Great. Metro now has $6B to spend on better things in this corridor, but recent news indicates it will only buy them a few miles of light rail
Now on to 710 Freeway item - approved “No Build” Alternative https://la.streetsblog.org/2022/05/17/metro-committee-expected-to-vote-to-not-build-lower-710-freeway-widening-project/
Imagine this treatment for the Golden State Fwy through Los Angeles
Paris mayor announces that the city’s ring highway will transform a car lane to bus/carpool/taxi use in 2024. Highway will get 50,000 trees to reduce its air pollution effects. And 2030 plan is to eliminate a car lane in both directions. https://twitter.com/anne_hidalgo/status/1526878345287421958
Roof replacement day #9: I've surmised that at least one roofer is a fan of "Shave and a Haircut"
Four more years!
Today, the BOS honored Tutor Perini for their 12 years of leadership in constructing the Central Subway
. Thank you, Ron Tutor!
Thread on converting offices to housing. I was partially involved in converting the Book Concern Building in SF into housing. A lot of pre-war buildings would be easier to convert, but they have structural issues and are not as empty as some of the newer buildings
Alright, let's get this @SPUR_Urbanist #SPURDigitalDiscourse started. https://twitter.com/maxdubler/status/1526634195262402560