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Living Walls lecture
When: Tonight, February 16, 2012 – 6:30-9:30pm Where: SFAIA Office (130 Sutter St.) Find out more here.
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Living Wall depicts Europe’s blooms
The facade of the European Environmental Agency (EEA) in Copenhagen holds a graphic living map of Europe, planted with regional blooms. The living wall is actually a metal frame and grid, supporting a hydroponically irrigated array of felt pockets containing … Continue reading
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Of the many things I miss about living in the Northwest, hiking the trails around Mt. Hood and the Columbia Gorge are very near the top of the list. My latest trip back was jam packed with social engagements (butterfly-style!) … Continue reading
Collision of a giant iceberg (known as B15A) into the Drygalski Ice Tongue (nice name) of Antarctica. The 100-mile-long iceburg cleaved off an approximate 3-square-mile block of the glacier. (Satellite photo by Associated Press, irreverent illustration by moi. Pass me … Continue reading
Pinnacles National Monument
I’ve driven the stretch of Hwy 101 between San Francisco and San Luis Obispo, oh, a few dozen times, often noting with curiousity the turnoff leading to Pinnacles National Monument. I’d always been on appointment schedule, so never took the … Continue reading
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