Eco architecture

CUTTING THE FOREST TO SAVE IT

I just had an article published in Odyssey Magazine this month.   This is a very cool, science magazine for middle school kids that I have loved for a long time.  Each issue has a theme, and April’s theme is trees.   I wrote a piece about how whole tree building can […]

79 IDEAS THAT REDESIGN TEACHING AND LEARNING

Continuing family health issues,  so I am taking the opportunity to recommend another really neat site I recently learned about. The Third Teachert is based on the premise that children develop through interactions, first with adults, then with peers, and ultimately with the environment around them. For children, that environment […]

DON’T WASTE WATER

GUEST POST BY DELLA HANSMANN.  Read more of her thoughts on green building and design at Dwelling Places. Does anyone else in their late twenties (or with kids that age) remember the old Sesame Street song about “Clean, clear water”?  I still find myself singing “Don’t… waste… water. Water water […]