Month: September 2009

PARK-(ING) Day 2009 – a Celebration of People & Open Space

At 6:30 a.m. on Friday, September 18, 2009 a small, enthusiastic and slightly crazy group of Architecture for Humanity – Indy members assembled at the corner of Meridian and Washington Streets. By 8:00 a.m. two metered parking spaces had magically transformed into park space and the first International PARK-(ing) day in Indianapolis had begun. Originally invented in 2005 by Rebar,… Read More

Crimson and Cream are Green

With the onslot of students moving into Indiana University for the beginning of another year, I had a chance to examine if the campus was doing their part to be sustainable to the community at large. The campus does recycle all aluminum, glass, plastic 1-7, paper, news print, and cardboard. In fact, every dormitory and classroom building has recycle bins… Read More

Blogging

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, one of the most recently added words – “BLOG” is a verb, and it is defined as: To write entries in, add material to, or maintain a weblog. And so, one might ask himself or herself the following: “To BLOG or not to BLOG that is the question …” or in other words, is blogging… Read More

Greening Your Home

As you may know, i.d.o. Incorporated’s office located in downtown Indianapolis was the first LEED certified building in the city, achieving the LEED-Silver designation. We (i.d.o. Associates) are all very proud of this that we could all work together to achieve this accomplishment and be the pacesetter in LEED design in Indianapolis. But we didn’t stop there! To further support… Read More