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Greening Modernism Challenges Current Sustainable Values

A Brief Recap of Last Night’s Inaugural AIANY Oculus Book Talk Series at New York City’s Center for Architecture As reported by Maxinne Rhea Leighton, Assoc. AIA: Carl Stein, FAIA’s Greening Modernism: Preservation, Sustainability and the Modern Movement (W.W. Norton … Continue reading

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Today’s Book

blueverticalstudio, a cross media studio and global design resource, selects ‘Greening Modernism’ as today’s book. BVS is the mind and inspiration of Michael Ammerman. It is a progressive, cross-media studio formed in 1999 to pursue creative ventures which help push … Continue reading

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Modernizing Modern

Architecture Week features excerpt from Carl Stein’s ‘Greening Modernism’: In the United States, there is a huge inventory of unused, underused, and poorly configured buildings, many of them modern-style. These buildings are a valuable resource, and until this resource has … Continue reading

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Form Pioneering Design Magazine Reviews Greening Modernism

From the review by Taylor Griggs: Carl Stein’s New Book, Greening Modernism: Preservation, Sustainability, and the Modern Movement, raises discussion about the connection between sustainable practices and modern architecture. Through addressing the environmental impacts of building decisions, the author argues … Continue reading

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Why are there so few sustainable buildings?

Ex Solution Program Tom Zeller has posted an interesting piece on the NY Times “Green” Blog titled “When Green Building Is Not Green Enough” concerning, among other things, the difficulty in stimulating widespread support for sustainable building policies.? I replied: … Continue reading

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