Driving this downtown makeover, explains AIA Philadelphia Executive Director John Claypool, are two key forces: companies wanting iconic headquarters, and residents wanting previously unavailable high-end housing options.
Our Mission: To strengthen and promote the onsite and decentralized wastewater industry through activities that support recognition and promotion of professionalism for industry practitioners; implementation of best management practices throughout the industry that provide sustainable wastewater infrastructure solutions; achieve greater public awareness of the economic, environmental, and public health benefits of onsite and decentralized facilities; and to serve the public interest.
student: Jason Lamb university: The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL location: London, UK degree: MArch advisor: CJ Lim and Bernd Felsinger project title: FRACKPOOL: The Legacy of Hydraulic Fracturing in Blackpool
From ArchDaily: Jason Lamb, a recent graduate from London’s Bartlett School of Architecture, has developed a project which centres around the legacy of hydraulic fracturing in the British coastal city.
INFOGRAPHIC: A Guide to Improving the Energy-Efficiency of Your Home
[Masinga Dam Kenya1978-1982] #Dams guarantee #Food #Security and #Energy The Masinga Dam is located on River Tana 165 km north-east of Nairobi Kenya. It is an excellent example of sustainable infrastructure because it regulates the rivers floods during the rainy seasons supplying water for irrigation and power generation (2 Kaplan turbines with 20MW each) throughout the year. The dam is 2220 m long and 60 m high. The 120-sq-km reservoir allows irrigation of an area of 12000 hectares making…