Really reassures me @CityLab Google to put external airbags on driverless cars for pedestrians
It’s hard to believe that this big gorgeous hunk of wood is a Passive house factory.#BBB
Now @Ford F-150s Are Upholstered With Recycled Plastic Bottles triplepundit.com/2015/03/ford-f… my latest on @triplepundit #ecomonday #recycling
(image)Too bad that probably none of them will actually get built.
(image)Bothy is Scots for Tiny house in the country
“@PassiveHouseBB: "A smart thermostat in a #Passivhaus is going to be bored stupid." @lloydalter delivers #PHnw6 pic.twitter.com/dUabCQX3ic”
(image)In it, they build prefab panellized passive houses out of sustainably harvested wood, neatly tying up all of my obsessions in one package.
On March 25th, 1911, a fire started at the Triangle Shirtwaist Co., killing 146. Many jumped to their deaths #history
This VIPP prefab is stunningly beautiful and seriously problematic.goo.gl/dKzaEB
.@perkinswill designs #NYC super-slender Pikettyscraper , calls it sustainable.
This photo from the Baffler article says a lot about some people's vision for Buffalo's future.
(image)You will never lose your notes with this.
Why must I dress as a clown so Volvo drivers can continue to be assholes?
(image)Insulation in a tent makes as much sense as it does in a house, if you can get it right.
Awesome redesigned buses that are like coffee shops on wheels, offer free Wi-Fi
Double-skin can be double trouble for NYC bldgs. More on @WeillCornell's Belfer Research Bldg from CPO @CecilScheib:
Blown away by quantity, quality of Passivhaus in Brussels, want to join @passiveacademy tour
Shortlist of 9Elms bridge competition announced, but Pimlico NIMBYs will kill the whole thing
(image)It's Crowdfunding Friday, and here is my favorite Kickstarter of the week.
The bike is a sub-cultural feature in this country and not taken seriously as a viable form…
I am off to Seattle to speak at the Passive House Northwest conference, in interesting times.
Designs that deliberately make things harder to encourage activity:
(image)How will they possibly make these inherently inefficient slivers sustainable?
(image)Who knew there were so many passive house buildings in one place, and how few of them were houses.