Author Archives: Tim Brown

  1. Franklin High School Construction

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    March 20, 2013 by Tim Brown

    I was recently at the construction site for the new Franklin High School being built as part of the Massachusetts …
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  2. Will preservation be an option in 50 years?

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    March 17, 2013 by Tim Brown

    Charles Birnbaum of The Cultural Landscape Foundation writes in an editorial in this months Dwell magazine that architectural preservationists are …
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  3. How Boston Fit a Giant New Farm Into the City … Seamlessly

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    March 7, 2013 by Tim Brown

      How Boston Fit a Giant New Farm Into the City … Seamlessly. An article from Atlantic Cities Blog profiling …
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  4. As Important As It Is, LEED Can Be So Embarrassing

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    January 22, 2013 by Tim Brown

    A great article from the Atlantic Cities enumerating some of the shortcomings of the LEED rating system. The article points …
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  5. An Incredible Educational Resource

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    January 11, 2013 by Tim Brown

      The Cultural Landscape Foundation  is a non-profit group dedicated to raising awareness of and support for historic landscapes in …
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  6. 10 Techniques for Making Cities More Walkable

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    December 5, 2012 by Tim Brown

    This article from the Atlantic Cities is a review of Jeff Speck’s new book Walkable City. The ten techniques the …
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  7. Thanksgiving dinner’s carbon footprint

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    November 21, 2012 by Tim Brown

    Thanksgiving dinner’s carbon footprint. The average Thanksgiving meal consists of two or more four-person families. The average distance traveled by …
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