Torrey Pines Gliderport Design Process Thoughts

Referenced Readings: “Post Carbon Reader” Richard Heinberg and Daniel Lerch “The Death of Sprawl: Designing Urban Resilience for the Twenty-First-Century Resource and Climate Crises” Warren Karlenzig “Smart Decline in Post-Carbon Cities: The Buffalo Commons Meets Buffalo, New York” Deborah E Popper and Frank J. Popper “Toward Zero-Carbon Buildings” Hillary Brown “Ecology and the Architectural Imagination” [...]

Sustainable Design in the Wild

We recently went to Liberty Station in Point Loma and took a tour around the area.  Predictably, I took issue with the amount of water being used for landscaping, the large manicured park areas in a city plagued by sprawl, and the amount of theatricality (in the form of show breweries and building new structures [...]