Treehouses for Big People

http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/383163/adults-who-live-in-tree-houses/

Here is a really interesting video that captures our imagination.  Some of us built tree houses, but this takes it to a new level.  We wonder if there is a way to calculate the strength of a tree while it’s still standing.  Wind load of a tree in a forest?  As we get back to […]

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Water for the People.

Last year, we started a small fundraiser for getting clean water to small villages in India.  There are a lot of charities out there, it seems they multiply exponentially, and this is the one that we chose to be part of.  It’s a big part of what we do, and it’s such a basic differentiatior […]

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Interview with Zubin Patrawala

Check out our Latest Interview! Interview with Zubin Patrawala

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Stormwater on Site Storage and Use

This ties in to many ideas that are floating around out there right now.  BMP’s or Best Management Practices are regulating Civil Engineers and designers to keep stormwater on site at levels of runoff as if the development was never there.  So when the development was a grassland, how much water would runoff? Take that […]

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Water Purification? Yep. We need it.

San Diego has been pretty arid lately.  Proposals like this seem like a no-brainer.  We just can’t believe we’d have to wait until 2035 for this to come online in it’s planned capacity.  Complete irony if purified sewage water tastes better than the water we get now. http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2014/nov/17/environment-pure-water-san-diego/

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