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Oser la modernité rurale, par Philippe Madec. «L'architecture est un art borné, dit-on ; oui, dans l'esprit des architectes ; mais en lui-même, je n'en connais point de plus étendu.

Oser la modernité rurale, par Philippe Madec

Recettes Urbaines. Ondées rocheuses - ccclxxix. Pedro Reyes - Artist. Alejandro Aravena. Benjamin parco. How To Start Software and SaaS Companies From Nothing. Pat Flynn best articles & podcasts. I’ve been writing articles and publishing podcasts online since 2008.

Pat Flynn best articles & podcasts

I’ve also been featured on other sites a fair bit during that time. It’s been a fun ride filled with some memorable moments. I created this collection to share some of those moments. They’re fun to look back on. I hope you enjoy them. Pat’s Most Enjoyed Articles 1. MICKEY MUENNIG - HERB GREENE. I met Mickey Muennig when he walked in late to one of my first design classes after I returned to teach at OU in '58.


It wasn't long before I realized that while short on physical height he was long on design talent. In contrast to his mild manner, he could be uncommonly forceful in thought and action, we became friendly, with Mickey indulging my enthusiasm for Alfred North Whitehead. We also had young children about the same age. Mickey had studied architectural engineering at Georgia Tech and did much of the engineering for his early work, including the landmark Foulke house near Joplin, Missouri where Mickey had lived before college. BUILT WORK - HERB GREENE. Steve Bishop. Steve Bishop About Steve Bishop believes that sustainability is an essential aspect of any “good” design.

Steve Bishop

As Global Lead of Environmental Impact at IDEO, he helps companies build brands, develop new offerings, and shape their innovation processes by repositioning environmental challenges as platforms for growth. He also works with IDEO colleagues to incorporate a green dimension into the design-thinking approach. Steve applies his expertise across industries: he’s worked with the US General Services Administration to devise a high-performance green building strategy, helped utilities bring energy efficiency into their smart grids, and designed instrument panels for Ford’s 2010 Fusion Hybrid (for which he holds patents).

After earning a graduate degree in product design from Stanford University, Steve returned as guest lecturer and adjunct professor. Steve serves as an adviser to several companies and frequently speaks at conferences and other events. Speaking Highlights Speaking Topics. It is Time to be Disruptive. Credit: Stephen Voss Tedd Benson is the founder of Bensonwood Homes and Unity Homes, both based in Walpole, N.H., and the Vision 2020 co-chair for Building Design + Performance.

It is Time to be Disruptive

If we fully accepted the implications of failing to stem global warming, Architecture 2030’s 2030 Challenge wouldn’t be a challenge at all. We currently have proven antidotes to our energy-guzzling, heavy-carbon footprint ailments, and we have the knowledge and capability to apply the solutions on a broad scale. What is holding us back are belief and conviction.


Magnesium Oxide-Based Cements: Answer to Climate Change? “There is a way to make our city streets as green as the Amazon forest.

Magnesium Oxide-Based Cements: Answer to Climate Change?

Almost every aspect of the built environment – from bridges to factories to tower blocks, from roads to seawalls – could be turned into structures that soak up carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas behind global warming. All we need to do is change the way we make cement.” — John Harrison of TecEco in article “Green Foundations” by Fred Pearce, New Scientist magazine (July 2002) I’ve been researching sustainable building materials for some repair-work in my family’s basement, & being a life-long asthmatic, I already knew about the toxic effects of Portland cement & sheetrock. Happily I stumbled on a whole “underground network”, an eclectic & colorful assortment of builders, scientists, academics, inventors & designers who are doing their utmost to revolutionize some core building practices around the globe, namely to do with cement production.

Portland cement manufacture Cement factory in Pakistan 1. Kacey Wong 黄國才. Atelierphilippemadec. Né en Bretagne (France) en 1954, pionnier du développemnt durable en urbanisme et architecture, Philippe Madec vit à Paris et Bruxelles.


Formé à l'architecture au Grand-Palais à Paris (atelier Ciriani/Maroti) de 1972 à 1979, il crée son atelier à Paris en 1989. Entre temps, il n'a pas de pratique professionnelle, voyage et vit à l'étranger, conduit une recherche sur la pédagogie et la théorie architecturales et écrit son premier livre sur Etienne Louis Boullée. Depuis lors, il poursuit de concert trois activités : l'écriture, l'enseignement et la pratique professionnelle de ses métiers d'architecte et d'urbaniste. Lucien Kroll. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.

Lucien Kroll

Pour les articles homonymes, voir Kroll. Lucien Kroll est un architecte belge né à Bruxelles le . Terunobu Fujimori. Torolab - Raúl Cárdenas Osuna. A day at the Farmlab Working, digging, excavating and planting fruit trees at the Farmlab.

Torolab - Raúl Cárdenas Osuna

Internet en La Granja Internet en La Granja Transfronteriza gracias a Red Siete. Un profundo agradecimiento a ellos por su valiosa contribución. Contra la desnutrición El escritor mexicano Elmer Mendoza Valenzuela, publicó en su columna en EL PAÍS Semanal un artículo sobre Torolab. Ideas que generan cambios Una entrevista con Raúl Cárdenas de Torolab aparece hoy en la revista Astillero del Diario Noroeste de Sinaloa (Mazatlán y Culiacán).