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The Solutions Are Closer Than You Think

Are we doing enough, as architects, builders, home and business owners, to help the environment? Many people, myself included, would say no. While we have programs such as LEED and ENERGY Star that help persuade architects to build more sustainable … Continue reading

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Fight For Accountability

How often do you hold people accountable for their environmental impact? It is easy to tell your friends to recycle or turn off the lights when they leave the room, but your environmental fighting shouldn’t stop there. We tent to … Continue reading

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Clear Eyes, Mindful Hearts, Can’t Lose

What do you think of when you hear the word mindful? Is it a hippie on the side of the road yelling for peace? Maybe it’s a monk being modest and one with its surroundings. After reading more on mindfulness, … Continue reading

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Changes in Sustainable Thought

Growing up, I could care less about the environmental impact that my lifestyle may have on the planet. Through personal growth and scholastic learning, I have completely changed my viewpoint on the matter. Wanting to fulfil a sustainable design minor … Continue reading

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