Category: Ecology

A minor divide

Arizona is a land of borders.  Some clearly defined, like the 21 foot high fence along the border with Mexico, others less clear.  Looking at a map of…

Fundred Dollar Bill Project

Mel Chin recently came to ASU to promote his new Fundred Dollar Bill Project, and having some knowledge of his past work, it was great to meet the…

Bike Cart!

For the past two weekends I’ve been chopping, grinding, welding, and drill a broken foundry cart to make a bike trailer! Since I don’t have a car, it…

Adventures in Container Gardening

Here are some photos of my set up process: The buckets are modeled on the container buckets designed by the Home and Garden Information Center at the University…

Sustainability Statement

In the interest of band wagons and the future of my work I’ve added a sustainability statement to my ABOUT section, and copied it bellow: PerformanceMy public performances…

Sustainable Art Show at Engrained

So, I completely forgot I even applied to this show, but here it is! According to their website: Engrained is an opportunity for students, faculty, staff and the…

In the Globe again!

I just found out that The Boston Globe published a link to the old travel blog I wrote with Alison Croney on Sunday, 23 August 2009! They did…

Partial Tempe Bike Lane and Route Google Map

As promised, a mostly complete google map for Tempe bike lanes and routes. View Tempe Bike Lane and Route Map in a larger map Red lines are streets…

Orbit Route Google Maps

So I was trying to figure out if I could take the free local Orbit bus anywhere useful, like the grocery store, but was getting frustrated switching between…

Mindful Living

I recently read two design ecology books and have done a fair bit of traveling, and what I have realized is that there is a disconnect between humans,…

Two Design Manuals

“The Nature of Design” by David Orr and “Sex, Economy, Freedom, and Community” by Wendell Berry are not so much ecology books as they are calls to arms….

Paper versus Cloth Napkins

I’ve wanted to do a project on the virtues of cloth versus paper napkins, presenting the facts about each in a clear way that would illustrate how superior…