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Sustainable Design improved by Open Data?

Recently New York City released building permit, property record, and building footprint data. New York is releasing this and other data as part of its effort to implement the 2012 Open Data law. The World Bank also recently announced a million dollar open data initiative to help developing countries get going with open data. WhenContinue Reading

Ageless design

The ageless catwalk for fashion design. The ageless housing development. The ageless solar energy installation?   It’s sometimes hard for young people and students to get inside the heads of older people. Fortunately it’s happening more often as we all try to address the needs of an aging population. In some cases you can moveContinue Reading

trending: trash and the circular economy

[Breaking news: no sooner had I published this post than I received a message for The Guardian Sustainable Business group about their new “circular economy hub“–there you have it!] Want to add a touch of film festival glitter to your sustainable design conversations? Why not mention the new film Trashed starring Jeremy Irons on aContinue Reading



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