Tamarah Long Tamarah Long is a Registered Architect (WA state) who graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Design of the Environment. She received her Masters of Architecture from the University of Florida and was a building design professional for more than ten years. Tamarah was also an Assistant Director at NCARB before joining the Architecture and Planning faculty at the University of Colorado from 2006-2012. Ms. Long currently is researching sustainable design strategies. www
Dan Phillips speaks about radically changing our addiction to using new materials in the building industry. He is passionate about reducing waste in all of his projects. As such, he is a master of embracing the imperfections inherent in some reclaimed materials.
There are countless ways that homeowners can re-use building materials that might otherwise end up in the trash. Two items that are often re-used are brick and wood.
Home owners are often persuaded to replace their historic windows to keep up with current and future energy standards. However, one should take into account how much embodied energy it might take to make a new double-hung wood window look like an old one.
For your next painting project, why not consider milk paint - a safer and more versatile alternative. Milk paint offers a larger variety of colors than might be found at a paint store.
Americans are looking to reduce waste and their carbon footprint by building creative, smaller living spaces.
“Yestermorrow Design/Build School inspires people to create a better, more sustainable world by providing hands-on education that integrates design and craft as a creative, interactive process.” When speaking with Executive Director of Yestermorrow, Kate Stephenson, it is clear that the...
When I first started researching this topic, I didn't care much about how a smart meter functions. I simply assumed that because of the name, it must be good technology that can help me save money on my utility bill....
Are homeowners today becoming more “green” in their habits due to necessity? According to Ed Mazria of Architecture2030.org, “ We know the urban built environment produces 70 percent of the global GHG emissions driving this climate crisis.” This organization and...
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