Nice use of a slope outside the new Student Union Building at UBC. Can’t have enough seating around campus.
Grateful for the opportunity to vote today in the advance polls. Praying for change, within and without. You are not the same, nor are you another. – The Buddha The Buddha is saying that we change from moment to moment. Personality is not cast in a rigid mold; the whole secret […]
Don’t think this will fly at my workplace, but I’m sure the tech companies will be snapping them up. This restful workstation is designed by Studio NL out of Greece.
New seating at UBC. Great for “study” periods.
Sweet little container garden in the middle of Olympic Village. There’s no sign, so don’t know the story behind it. Anyone?
I was finally able to solve the mystery of this giant wooden box on the UBC Campus. It’s the Temporary Energy Centre, part of UBC’s Academic District Energy System steam to hot water conversion project. Inside the wood enclosure are two temporary boilers producing hot water for the district heating […]
If you’re a Mac owner and you live in the Vancouver area, take note. I’ve been using Macinhome as my tech consultants for years now – the best part is they make house calls! Whenever I’ve had something go wrong with my Mac that I can’t fix, I give them […]
Credit: Mikey G Ottawa via Flickr I’m very tired of hearing about “growth” in the economy from the mouths of politicians and newscasters. Even CBC radio devotes far too much space to the ups and downs of the Dow Jones. Unchecked growth leads to disease and collapse in any system. […]
Saw this blurb on waste reduction in the Greenest City newsletter. Metro’s Zero Waste conference will focus on the circular economy – sometimes called cradle to cradle. In other words, you plan for the recycling/reuse of the product during the development stage. Looks interesting. Did you know we throw away […]
You can take part in more than 50 arts and culture events through this coming weekend in Vancouver. The festival is part of Culture days, celebrated around the province. There will be arts tours, theatre and films, ballet classes, evening candlelight visits to museums, scratch animation workshops. You can even […]