During the deconstruction process and the de-nailing and re-appropriating of the lath from the walls I managed to puncture my hand quite well (if this is something that can be […]
Jetson Green did a great write up on our project, thanks much to Preston. GreenFab also did a very nice write up, thanks much to Johhny.
FSC vs. SFI
A nice 2001 case study by Yale comparing the Forrest Steward Council (FSC) and the American Forest & Paper Association’s Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI). Reading the summary of findings makes […]
One of the biggest prerequisites of the Living Building Challenge is the Materials Red List - materials that are deemed toxic, persistent (in the environment) and otherwise unsavory to all […]
Blogs taking notice
The commons project made it onto a couple of blogs recently - one, Portland Architecture, was pretty neat to see - I’ve frequently lurked on that blog; we’re flattered. It […]
No more baby steps
After lots of coffee and many miles driven (we wish a craigslist rideshare could have materialized or the train schedule could have meshed with ours) Garrett and I have made […]
Tiger Woods and sleeping in cars
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, […]
A dual density residence in Portland, focused on a small environmental-footprint and reuse of materials from the former structure.
Block is a concept for a mixed-use development made out of shipping containers on the Bellingham waterfront.