An elderly woman in Puerto Rico is helpless as her husband’s body becomes a patchwork of ulcers and sores from Parkinson’s disease. Another woman risks respiratory disease from a mold-infested bedroom and destroyed roof. The snapshots come from American volunteers on the devastated
We must begin by taking note of the countries and climates in which homes are to be built if our designs for them are to be correct. One type of house seems appropriate for Egypt, another for Spain… one still different for Rome… and Africa… and China… It is obvious that design for homes ought to conform to diversities of climate and culture.
The Ten Books on Architecture, Vitruvius Architect, first century b.c.… Read More
On September 20th, Hurricane Maria pummeled into the Puerto Rican coast with wind speeds of up to 150 miles per hour, deluging the entire island with rain and quickly pulverizing its energy grid. The entire island was left without power.
The impact of music can push forward a need for change and Lin-Manuel Miranda is the man to make it happen. Miranda joined forces with all-star Latin celebrities to release a new song and raise money for Puerto Rico after
The Smith fam is using fashion to help Puerto Rico.
Pangea Builders. Together As One. Pangea Earthship Buildings and Systems are beyond Platinum LEED, meet and exceed the Uniform Building Codes and have been built over the last 40 years worldwide. What we can do together for the people of
This weekend area residents will have an opportunity for a firsthand look at the energy saving features featured in sustainable homes. This Saturday the Minnesota Sustainable Home Tour, promoted by the Minnesota Renewable Energy Society, will be holding several open houses
Inside Relief Flight to Hurricane Battered St. Thomas.
NBC News got rare access inside a U.S. military relief flight supplying food, water and even a mobile air traffic control tower to St. Thomas — an island devastated by Hurricane Irma and hit again by Maria, delaying critical relief efforts.… Read More
Knowing what we are passionate about gives our work meaning. Working hard is something we do for many different reasons, not all of them positive. When we work without passion, it makes us feel empty since our hard work can sometimes go unappreciated by others. Having passion for what we do, however, means that we do our work for ourselves. Passion fuels our desires and interests and gives what we do greater value as a result. Identify your passion today, and your dedication to your work will have deeper significance for you.… Read More
Its up to building owners. The business benefits of healthier buildings are driving increased attention across the design and construction industry to factors impacting physical, social and mental health and well-being. NEW YORK –Building owners, developers, managers and investors in the