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Shifting sands at Oriental Bay

posted 11.19 in news.

Oriental Bay 1959

In the past 100 years the “rotunda” at Wellington’s Oriental Bay has been buffeted not just by wild seas, but also the less predictable winds of change. Shifting needs, mores, and economies have seen the structure reinvented several times, and it’s about to happen all over again.

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Sustainability - Your laws do not apply to me

posted 11.11 in news.

Readings sale table, 2011 The Fifth Estate reported in late August that the AIA Sustainability Awards were on their way out, having done their dash. A photo caption summed it up: “It’s over: green bling gongs all gone.” Unable...

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Architecture 2030

posted 10.11 in resources.

“Architecture 2030, a non-profit, non-partisan and independent organization, was established in response to the climate change crisis by architect Edward Mazria in 2002. 2030’s mission is to rapidly transform the U.S. and global Building...

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The Ecological Age

posted 07.09 in resources.

arup & the ecological age
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