Audio: Listening to… Paloma Faith

This should really be called ‘Listening To … The Internet,’ because, as we were discussing in the office earlier last week, the way we find out about new music has changed by leaps and bounds, thanks to the all mighty...

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Tree-Hugger Factoid #40

1 November 11

To generate the same amount of electricity as today's U.S. wind turbine fleet 25,170 MW as of the end of 2008 would require burning 34.4 million tons of coal a line of 10-ton trucks over 13,700 miles long or 112 million barrels of oil each year.

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This music video has been posted and reposted around certain corners of the internet due to both the music and the animation, but it was just too cool not to post again. The song is “Music...

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Pics of the Week ::: OPEN [16]

“I often think that he’s the only one of us who’s achieved immortality. I don’t mean in the sense of fame and I don’t mean that he won’t die some day. But he’s living it. I think he is what...

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A single 1-MW turbine displaces 1,800 tons of carbon dioxide, the primary global warming pollutant, each year equivalent to planting a square mile of forest, based on the current average U.S. utility fuel mix.

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Tree-Hugger Factoid #30

19 January 11

In 2007 a group of federal scientists projected that if greenhouse gas emissions continued to rise as projected, only one-third of the world's 22,000 polar bears might be left by 2050, and all of them could be gone by the end of the century

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Pics of the Week Open [11] at BRAVE PRAXIS of Brave Architecture of Houston, Texas

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Book Review: No Zoning: Artists Engage Houston

In 1926, municipal efforts to shape communities across the country by regulating the types of construction, developments and businesses in district zones were made constitutional. This became national practice and thus, the process we know as zoning was born. However,...

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Houston Barkitecture: BRAVE Completes Dog House

After a lot of hard work from our B/A design team and even more work by those that took on the actual construction, our dog house has been completed and will make its debut later this month. There were several...

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Houston Barkitecture 2010... it's on!

Here at B/A we put our heart and soul into creating well-designed structures which function precisely for the end user. So, when it was brought to the table to participate in Barkitecture Houston, a project to design and...

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