globalisation

Links for July 26th through July 27th

by Mel Starrs on July 31, 2009

in News

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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Links for May 26th through June 1st

by Mel Starrs on June 2, 2009

in News

These are my links for May 26th through June 1st: Concentration Solar Power Module Integrates Into Side And Roof Of Buildings – min-CSP – intriguing but no data in the article to back up the theory: "The system, of which the international patent has already been requested, consists of a stationary lens and a linear […]

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Redefining ‘green’

by Mel Starrs on December 18, 2006

in Economics

One of my favourite books of 2006 was ‘The World is Flat‘ by Thomas L. Friedman. It’s a long read at nearly 600 pages, but worth it. The guy can write (he’s got a Pullitzer) and puts forward a convincing case for the flattening of the world and some of the the benefits of globalisation. […]

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