IKEA Sustainability Report →
IKEA published a comprehensive 74 page report on the stuff they are doing with it’s business, stores and people. As a template it can be useful. They kinda just included everything on a global and local scale I like how they pushed the envelope with their transportation initiatives. “IKEA wants to make it easier for customers to leave their cars at home, and we are willing to try...
Vitra works with independent “authors” – primarily with designers, but also with...– vitra on design process we like this business model - how do we help developers interact this way?
Posters & Guides
Marta and I made a decision to make some posters for the new neighborhoods we love and want to bring new attention to! The posters will be our kind of pre-research for the guides and books to follow. We’re pretty excited about this. so the areas that need more more more are… 1. Ridgewood, Queens 2. Redhook, Brooklyn (Kings) 3. Hamilton Heights, Manhattan 4. Sugar Hill, Manhattan 5....
LEED Certified Prison
Don’t know why in the world this thought popped into my head. But from an Operations and Maintenance standpoint, as well as a way for learning and training - it would be a interesting concept/idea (or maybe not at all). Still don’t think I could ever design a space for capitol punishment.
Owner Project Requirements (example) →
“The OPR is a document that establishes ASHRAE’s goals for the ASHRAE Headquarters Renovation project. The OPR is considered a “living” document during the design phase of the project, and as such is subject to change as the design progresses. By establishing the goals of the ASHRAE Headquarters Renovation in a single document, the OPR becomes a record by which ASHRAE, and other parties...
UK Design Council →
Design Strategy →
using design to improve your bottom line– http://www.southeastdesign.co.uk/events.php
Clients Adopting Green Strategies
Now that Solvigg is working in multiple building types and scales, we started to experience what its like to see people using green building for marketing trends (great) but bypassing the implementation of it in their company and staff. Though we’re sill leaning the “true” meaning of this, I was inspired by the CSR initiative taken by Changing Habbits and wrote this letter to the...
Mapping NYC Can You Afford It? →
WHO LIVES HERE WHO CAN AFFORD TO LIVE HERE