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Mid-Manhattan Library welcomes Carl Stein as he presents an illustrated talk on “Greening Modernism”

“This book, which is accessible to architects and nonprofessionals alike, makes clear that the values of sustainability are not limited to complete buildings, but include the responsible consumption of finite resources going into their construction” — Hamilton Smith, FAIA, partner, … Continue reading

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DoCoMoMo: Book Announcement

DoCoMoMo, the “international working party for the Documentation and Conservation of buildings, sites, and neighborhoods of the Modern Movement”, writes the following on Greening Modernism in their February 2011 Newsletter: With much of our interest in design and construction focused … Continue reading

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Spring Reading

Source: CUSTOM HOME Magazine Publication date: February 17, 2011 by Stephani L. Miller Spring is on its way—really, it is—and the ideal time to read up on the latest in residential design is before the busy season gets underway. Here’s … Continue reading

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Greening Modernism Symposium at Baruch College

How can harnessing the values and discipline of 20th-century Modern thought advance 21st-century sustainability goals and move our “throwaway” culture toward a more authentic, richer quality of life? This provocative question will be explored at a conference hosted by the … Continue reading

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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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LaborNet includes ‘Greening Modernism’ in Holiday Bulletin

In this season’s holiday bulletin, Matt Witt of the American Labor Education Center, an independent nonprofit founded in 1979, recommends: Greening Modernism by Carl Stein (W.W. Norton). A professor delves into the details of what it will take to make … 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?

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: internet casino online … Continue reading

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