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A new exhibition looks at how buildings can make recycling easier, from New York Times An apartment building’s trash disposal system is seldom on its amenities list. Nor are prospective buyers or renters likely to ask about things like garbage or recycling methods. But “Designing Waste: Strategies for a Zero Waste City,” an exhibition on […]

Cornell University, 2019 Preston H. Thomas Memorial Symposium. The planet has finite resources, yet we design and build as if our materials are unlimited. In fact, the earth’s crust contains less than 20 years of copper, tin, and zinc, at the current rate of mining. Sand, a vital aggregate in cement, is rapidly depleting. Architects […]