Links for February 23rd through March 1st

by Mel Starrs on March 2, 2011

in News

These are my links for February 23rd through March 1st: The Low Carbon Kid: Vital new tool sorts out the climate-friendly from climate-hostile materials – Brilliant overview post from David on the ICE database, which means now I don’t have to write one. Read the whole thing: “The widely used and authoritative ICE Database – […]


Stadthaus: A Process Revealed

by Mel Starrs on July 20, 2009

in Case Studies

An advantage to living in London during the week is the wealth of events, exhibitions and ‘do’s’ available to me, generally for free. Last week I took the opportunity to head to a very well attended event at Building Centre on Store St with standing room only. The talk was on the Stadthaus, the tallest […]



by mel starrs on May 24, 2008

in News

What I’ve been reading about: NYREJ – What works there, can work here: “Green” lessons from around the world – Architects and engineers sometimes lose sight of the bigger picture by focusing too intently on individual (certification) programs. Architects should focus on some of the universal themes found to be successful abroad, pull appropriate concepts […]