Engineered Ecologies

Hurricane Sandy has come and gone, yet those who experienced its intense water and winds are still feeling the effects. Since I attend University on the East Coast, I have heard many stories of friends and family affects by the hurricane, with only some families having basic services such as hot water, heat and electricity … Continue reading Engineered Ecologies

Looking Forward to Rio+20

Now on my fourth week of summer, the summer job hunt has still not yielded any fruit despite the fact that I am on the constant lookout. It is increasingly looking like I will have to find some other ways to make my summer productive. Writing is definitely one way I can do that, and … Continue reading Looking Forward to Rio+20

Working With What You Have

Tall glass buildings, white paved wide streets, winding rivers and green parks with large trees surround you as you head out into the city. It’s a beautiful blue day, with a few fluffy clouds dotting the sky along with the rows of flying cars going by. You pass by many other pedestrians who also decided … Continue reading Working With What You Have

Urban Acupuncture – The Ripple Effect

On one of my Stumblings (I admit, I use StumbleUpon, it's a nice way to learn new things related to your interests) I came across a Non-Profit Organization called Arch-Peace which, as the name suggests, contains architects, planners, environmentalists and engineers from all parts of the globe in support of design for the public good. … Continue reading Urban Acupuncture – The Ripple Effect