The Original Green Curator is like a "best-of" the Original Green App: blog posts hand-selected from both the Original Green Blog and also from great blogs by other authors who deal with common-sense, plain-spoken sustainability.
Volume 1, Issue 1
Thursday, December 30, 2010
Original Green Blog - 10 DEC 20
It's obvious that places and buildings we build can affect our bodies' health; unwalkable places are a major culprit in obesity, for example. But did you ever think how they could also affect our mental health, or even the health of our spirits? Explore these possibilities in this post.
PlaceShakers and NewsMakers - 10 DEC 10
Most cities can't afford to sprawl any longer. This excellent post puts it all together in compelling fashion. Must-read.
Original Green Blog - 10 NOV 16
What happens when you take a mystery home with you, and feed it, and give it a place to live? It might take decades, but if you don't let the mystery die, it just might open your eyes to groundbreaking insights someday.
Kaid Benfield's Blog - 10 NOV 03
This post weaves together a riveting case for healing ourselves and our places by designing and repairing them (and us) differently than we've done heretofore. Chock-full of great resource links.
Original Green Blog - 10 OCT 18
Until recently, we've been wealthier than ever before, but we've built some of the most wretched and unsustainable places in human history. This post lays out the reasons why the great necessities before us that look so daunting just might be the seeds of greatness.
Original Green Blog - 10 OCT 16
As the profession of architecture lies in smoking ruins, most students are confronting the fact that they have no chance of getting the job they want. But this just might be the best thing that could have happened to them; this post charts a path through this disaster towards leadership in the profession that emerges.
Original Green Blog - 10 AUG 11
Even if the Urge for Big hadn't helped cause the Meltdown, it's still a horrible idea because it leads toward the Poverty of Large. This chronology of consumption tells a national story, but is also my own story as well.