New blogs on the block

by Mel Starrs on August 27, 2010

in Blogging and social networks

I’ve added a few more blogs to the blogroll. I feel blogging in the industry slumped somewhat over the past 2 or 3 years, but we’re seeing a revival of sorts now. I’m not sure if Twitter is to blame, but it’s a good thing in my book. I do enjoy blogs more than magazine […]


Links for September 18th through September 24th

by Mel Starrs on September 25, 2009

in News

These are my links for September 18th through September 24th: The Architect’s Newspaper – Incredibly honest article from Adajye: "My sense of setting up a practice was about working, not business, and about expediting projects, basically out of my bedroom, that came my way, and the opportunities born out of a series of private commissions […]


Top 50 Environmental Engineering Blogs

by Mel Starrs on August 18, 2009

in Me, elsewhere

I’ve been very remiss and forgot to mention my blog has been listed in Online Engineering Degree’s Top 50 Environmental Engineering Blogs. I’m honoured. I’m listed on the Industry Insider area. From the dip in traffic I usually suffer in July and August I suspect I have a few student readers out there who will […]


Links for April 16th through April 20th

by Mel Starrs on April 21, 2009

in News

These are my links for April 16th through April 20th: Of Age, Youth and Wisdom – The Regeneration Blog – Of all the new Estates Gazette blogs, I'm enjoying Jackie's the most. Wise words today and a point well made: "regeneration is all about delivering where the market has failed." AIArchitect This Week | Face […]


by mel starrs on November 28, 2008

in News

What I’ve been reading about: Expedition’s blog » The Call of the Wild: Structural engineers and the next 100 years – " I believe that both Glancey and the ACE are fundamentally wrong. We do not need more engineers. We need better engineers. We need quality, not quantity. We need more thinkers, more engineering designers, […]