Hey San Francisco, it ain’t historic, it’s just old.

The scene is a long line at the already cramped Planning counter at the Department of Building Inspections, with people sitting on edge for the sight of a lone historic preservationist to answer all preservation related issues. The one planner… Continue Reading

Bahrain – A Visual Diary

Bahrain is actually an archipelago of 33 islands, what most people don’t know is that Bahrain World Trade Centre is the first skyscraper in the world to integrate wind turbines into its design. Each turbine is 95′-0″ in diameter w/ a… Continue Reading

San Francisco Architect’s Visual Diary – Oregon

San Francisco Architect’s Visual Diary – Oregon Preservation of Landscape is an ideal that any conscientious design or planning professional pursues. We all appreciate the virtues of being surrounded by nature and the value of non-imposing built – environment, that… Continue Reading

Energy Efficiency Action items for San Francisco Architects

Energy Efficiency Action items for San Francisco Architects According to EIA, buildings still consume 77% of all electricity produced in the U.S. and more, globally. The dependency on fossil fuels for production of electricity makes buildings more responsible for greenhouse gas… Continue Reading