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Daily Archives: March 23, 2008

Residential Starchitects on the Rise in New York

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends, News + Events + Contests
Residential Starchitects on the Rise in New York

I wanted to make quick reference to a fun article in this week’s Sunday New York Times called "Nice Tower! Who’s Your Architect?".  It’s about the new trend in residential New York "starchitecture". I still haven’t made up my mind if it’s a blessing or a curse to have residential — Continue reading

Minimum Impact Flooring

Categories: Sustainability
Minimum Impact Flooring

InterfaceFlor, the company responsible for Flor, the popular modular floor tiles, has long been known as a “green” business. In 2006 it launched Mission to Zero, a seven-step plan to sustainable flooring with a goal of achieving zero environmental footprint by 2020 by reducing waste, gas emissions, and energy consumption. — Continue reading

Good work at NGO’s

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Sustainability
Good work at NGO’s

For my first post here, I didn’t think twice to write about the products made by an NGO in São Paulo, Projeto Arrastão. A group of women who live in the neighborhood of Campo Limpo (where the NGO is located), make products made of vinyl banners and fabric residues, instructed — Continue reading