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I took a lot of notes on the construction process, pros and cons. . . however, it got a little lengthy to post here. So I posted the information on the discussion groups under LEED – General Discussion. Here’s the link:http://nt80/sourcetools/discussions/tm.aspx?m=2140
Tomorrow night there is a screening of Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman at Dallas’ Magnolia Theatre. Visual Acoustics is a documentary film on architectural photographer Julius Shulman. For more infomation on the screening visit the Dallas Center for Architecture’s website. Here’s the trailer (the film is narrated by Dustin Hoffman):
We are in the process of further developing a design graphic-resources library. Over the next few months we’ll be collecting and cataloging various graphic resources many of us have and use throughout the office. Eventually the Design Corner on the source will act as a gateway to the various graphic resources we have on the server (such as entourage, cars, landscaping, material maps, sky backgrounds, etc). And, while we have many of those resources identified, we are asking you to send us what you may use that others may be unaware of, so that we all have access to all graphic resources.
A new exhibit is opening on Saturday at the Nasher Sculpture Center. Read more below from the Nasher’s website:
Here’s a photo slide show from the New York Times about recycled homes constructed out of salvaged material by Dan Phillips of Huntsville, Texas.
I found this video of 2,000 Symbols in 2 minutes, it’s like a double shot of inspiration to start your day. Designers and artists across all disciplines use and appreciate symbols and symbolism. Whether it is the basis for an architectural structure, or the simplified form of communication expressed in a logo. Is there a designer out there that does not appreciate the simplistic beauty of symbols?
Deadline: September 30, 2009 (just one week left!)
Well, I recently came across this video from TED (ideas worth talking about). Chris is an accountant turned artist who turns everyday statistics into meaningful artistic abstractions that help give meaning to what would otherwise be another number. Social art with a cause—it is both inspiring and motivational. Perhaps architects can and should do the same…