Author Archives: anburchett

Building and Thinking Green

What would you change if you were told you’re responsible for up to 65% of the world’s energy usage? According to this week’s reading, architects have plenty of explaining to do. “Does the Market Work Better than Government at Transitioning … Continue reading

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Contentment and Waste Reduction

When it comes to sustainability and to the conservation of a natural environment, there is often an overwhelming number of factors to consider. But one that is most telling, or most convincing, is money. Impoverished countries will exploit their own … Continue reading

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Raising Sustainable Awareness

This week, we read an essay that spoke on the parallels between the tragic history of Easter Island and a possible result of our irresponsible living. Before this reading, I had an extremely shallow knowledge of Easter Island and its … Continue reading

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Approachable Sustainability

Sustainability has always seemed a little out of reach for me. I used to think of it as a practice reserved for industry and development rather than as simple everyday habits within my reach. Although industrialization clearly has the most … Continue reading

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