Monthly Archives: August 2013

A TQM for the social media, digital age?

I see Harvard University are initiating a Digital Problem Solving programme for the digital age. The Digital Problem-Solving Initiative (DPSI) at Harvard University is an innovative and collaborative project piloted in Fall 2013 that brings together interested students, faculty, fellows, … Continue reading

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Sustainability: in equilibrium … or pedalling squares?

For me one of the best cycling reads of the year so far is Velo by Paul Fournel (review here) a collection of zen like thoughts on, well, all things cycling. And one I really do recommend for your summer readings. … Continue reading

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Amory Lovins, Restorative Sustainability, System Thinking … and BIM

I recently came across this great quote from Amory Lovins at the Rocky Mountain Institute (and used in a recent BIM Beyond Barriers report) “As we shape our buildings and then our buildings shape our lives, we can choose to create abundance … Continue reading

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JUST: a social justice label for construction …

Taking built environment sustainability deeper into the responsibility agenda, the International Living Future Institute are launching (Oct 2013) a new and important transparency initiative for the built environment to sit along side the Living Building Challenge and Declare. Just will … Continue reading

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