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Links for March 24th through March 29th

by Mel Starrs on March 30, 2011

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These are my links for March 24th through March 29th: Import and export meters and the feed-in tariff | YouGen Blog | YouGen, Renewable Energy Made Easy – "Getting an official export meter with an MPAN number costs about £70 a year. This means it isn't cost effective for most domestic installations, as the exported […]

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Links for December 18th from 17:15 to 17:15

by Mel Starrs on December 25, 2009

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These are my links for December 18th from 17:15 to 17:15: When this gaseous burp explodes in the desert air, we’ll still have the Burj Dubai | Simon Jenkins | Comment is free | The Guardian – "The most mesmerising thing about Dubai is not its present but its future. Will it be Machu Picchu, […]

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Links for November 27th through December 2nd

by Mel Starrs on December 4, 2009

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These are my links for November 27th through December 2nd: Smart Vendors: Biomass Supply Chain (UK) – Innovation & Cleantech – Possibly interesting (but very expensive – £150!) report on biomass (not sure how independent the authors are?): "The future evolution of the UK biomass supply chain will be significantly impacted by the opening of […]

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Links for July 26th through July 27th

by Mel Starrs on July 31, 2009

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These are my links for July 26th through July 27th: International Green Construction Code (IGCC) Now in the Works| News | Architectural Record – International in the same way the World Series is a global baseball competition: "On June 29, the American Institute of Architects, along with the International Code Council (ICC) and the American […]

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by mel starrs on November 11, 2008

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What I’ve been reading about: Survey warns of low profit margins – Building Design – A third of architectural practices made so little profit in the boom times that they could go bust with the onslaught of the credit crunch, an RIBA survey has revealed. This year’s RIBA Business Benchmarking Survey, released to BD this […]

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by mel starrs on September 23, 2008

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What I’ve been reading about: Andrew Todd: ‘the Gehrys and the Libeskinds don’t add anything to a city’ ~ Cafebabel – "Architecture has now become a political act, involving huge amounts of money, so only good governments can support good projects." The Chinese Century – Review of a book I have on my bookcase on […]

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These are my links for August 26th through August 28th: Sending recycling to China ‘better than binning it’ – "This study sought to answer the specific question of whether the CO2 emissions from the transport outweighed the benefits of the recycling. It quantifies the CO2 emissions from transporting one tonne of recovered mixed paper or […]

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These are my links for June 24th through June 26th: My M&M’s® – Get Your Favorite Faces on Your Favorite Candy – Upload a Picture and Message – Completely OT, but really? Printing photos on M&M's. Sex and the City and Handbag Insanity » Transition Culture – Poor Rob is stunned that women rent handbags […]

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by mel starrs on May 26, 2008

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What I’ve been reading about: Building cities from scratch in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. – By Witold Rybczynski – Slate Magazine – Slide show showing two approaches to new cities in the Middle East The Sustainable City–Ecological Dream or Technocratic Nightmare? – Something I've been giving thought to recently. I'm veering towards the Jane Jacobs […]

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Del.icio.us.ness for January 15th

by mel starrs on January 16, 2008

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What caught my eye today, January 15th: Weather Data – For use with Google Earth – loads of weather data in EnergyPlus weather format ? 295 locations in the USA, 71 locations in Canada, and more than 800 locations in 100 other countries throughout the world. Lyons-Dubai – via BLDGBLOG, news that “The Arab emirate […]

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