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A Plastic Future

The beauty of a creative profession depends on working within, and possibly around, external constraints. Regardless of their source, these factors can both inspire and frustrate, frequently doing both at the same time. A fairly recent development in Archite…

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It’s “Haus” for a Reason

In architecture, fashion, and pretty much everything besides sports, we cannot seem to avoid looking to Europe for inspiration and guidance. Relatively recently I’ve noticed builders adopting the concept of “Passiv Haus” as a form of sustainable building. Wh…

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A Projection of Continual Environmental Degradation as Facilitated by the iPad

Present Innovative applications on the iPad and other recent technologies will enable users to control their energy consumption remotely. Turning off the lights, adjusting the thermostat, and even monitoring energy usage can be done with the click of a button…

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The Empire Strikes Back

“Each evening the skyscrapers of New York assume the anthropomorphic shapes of Millet’s Angeluses… motionless…and ready to perform the sexual act and to devour one another…” – Salvador Dali New York Salutes Me! New York has maintained its architectural…

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