Category Archives: Sustainability

RESILIENCE: A NEW FRAMEWORK IS NEEDED

During my college years, in California, as I pursued studies in environmental design, architecture and urban planning, I became interested in finding out what happens when a building interacts with a natural hazard. What external forces are applied to the … Continue reading

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At the AIA 2015: A message of optimism!

A week ago (May 14-16,2015) I participated in AIA 2015, the American Institute of Architects annual convention, in Atlanta. What an excellent event it was! I had the honor of contributing to AIA 2015 as a speaker, jointly with my … Continue reading

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