Thursday, July 31, 2008

Greenline




Jonas Risen is on a roll over at Greenline. I'm biased, because he's a friend, and the blog is run out of our office, Ziger/Snead, but I think it's a rare thing to find writing about energy, materials, and building systems that's this sharp, diverse, consistent and critical.

For an intro, try this piece on Greenwashing and Photoshop in Architectural product ads. Then check this longform case study on the National Aquatic Center in Beijing, a comprehensive writeup that goes way beyond the technical, into fundamental questions about the nature of optimization and integration in a total system.

4 comments:

Jimmy Stamp said...

Great links! Is that the Jonas Risen who went to Tulane?

sevensixfive said...

It sure is, y'all know each other?

Jimmy Stamp said...

barely! I think we were a couple years apart but that's a name you don't forget. (if i remember right, there was even a local band who appropriated it!) Not sure he'll remember me but tell him I say hello.

Ryan Sullivan (rpsnino) said...

Awesome blog. Aside from its positive value in terms of contributing to general knowledge on the topic and firm marketing, has the blog impacted the firm's culture? In what ways? Do you or other co-workers post to it? Does it catalyze in-house discussions?