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Amedeo Liberatoscioli: City Elements

Building pattern and texture architecture photography: Alvar Aalto Finlandia Hall - Carrara marble cladding.

State-of-the-Art Aerial Tour of Hearst Tower with Architect Lord Norman Foster

State-of-the-Art Aerial Tour of Hearst Tower with Architect Lord Norman Foster

The world’s largest wooden structure stands out as an amorphous shape among the urban clutter of Seville, Spain. Looking like a huge artificial canopy of trees, the Metropol Parasol functions as an archaeological site, farmer’s market and multi-level plaza with bars and restaurants. It was completed in April 2011and consists of interweaving wooden panels with a waffle-like effect, rising from a concrete base reinforced with steel.

Arboreal Architecture: Taking Inspiration from Trees

Iceland will install electric columns in the form of unusual walking iron giants - Imgur

Iceland will install electric columns in the form of unusual walking iron giants

Iceland will install electric columns in the form of unusual walking iron giants - Imgur

Shadowboxx is a three minute stop-motion film meant to capture the ever-changing natural conditions of a place and the ability of a house to morph and respond to those changes over the course of a day.

Shadowboxx by Olson Kundig Architects. Shadowboxx is a three minute stop-motion film meant to capture the ever-changing natural conditions of a place and the ability of a house to morph and respond to those changes over the course of a day.

efimeras:   metAvatar, temporary pavilion / Pierre Laurent “collectif 3rS”.    The temporary pavilion “metAvatar” is one of the facilities built in the fourth edition of “Horizons festival: arts Recontres nature”.  Built with cutouts on wooden boards OSB (chip board bearings), the project played the volume of a cave in the digital space.     El pabellón temporal “metAvatar” es una de las instalaciones construidas en la cuarta edición del “festival Horizons: recontres arts nature“.  …

efimeras: “ metAvatar, temporary pavilion / Pierre Laurent “collectif The temporary pavilion “metAvatar” is one of the facilities built in the fourth edition of “Horizons festival: arts.

Living Energy Farm - beautiful fossil fuel-free farm and egalitarian community in Louisa, Virginia

He also goes on an amazingly insightful rant about the relationship between renewable energy .

USCS Teaching Organic Farming and Gardening publications

USCS Teaching Organic Farming and Gardening publications

Isang Enders - Prelude from Bach's Cello Suite No. 1

Isang Enders - Prelude from Bach's Cello Suite No. 1 - interior of Peter Zumthor’s Bruder Klaus Field Chapel.

Vancouver's Multi-Modal Success Story - Vimeo

Perhaps one of the best transportation stories of 2016 comes from Vancouver, B. where they have achieved a sustainable mode share (bike, walk, transit) a full…

Hus-1 by Torsten Ottesjö

Small is Beautiful: Hus-1 by Torsten Ottesjö

Hus 1 is an inspiring new house designed and built by Torsten Ottesjö. With double curved surfaces, compact and efficient planning it is a house on the human scale that blends effortlessly into the surrounding nature.

Portland Starbucks manager backs parking meter hike, says all his workers bike or walk ------ See graph about incomes of people who park and link to PBOT survey of evening parkers - parking rate hikes do not disproportionately impact the low-income (2% work in cleaning/janitorial and 6% in food service) ------ BikePortland

This is the only actual anecdote the city council has heard about how low-income workers use their streets.