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What is Regenerative Development?

August 22nd was a day of importance that very few have come to recognize. This late summer day was determined to be 2012’s Earth Overshoot Day, the point in which humanity exhausted nature’s budget for the year. This means that   

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Transformational Discipline

Websters dictionary defines discipline in part as “training that corrects, molds, or perfects the mental faculties or moral character.” It can be seen as the rejection of instant gratification, even though it may seem harmless enough, in favor   

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Thrivability > Sustainability

On personal, institutional, and global scales we’re often told that sustainability is our ultimate goal. Universally defined, sustainability aims to ‘meet present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.’ This is undeniably   

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Flow 2 the Kitchen

Let’s all set aside a moment and just go with the flow… actually, let’s kick it up a notch and double the flow to a level of Flow 2… Now what in the world is Flow 2, and   

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18 Tons

Imagine 18 tons of plastic materials being diverted from a landfill.  Imagine this 18 tons of waste being converted into a mouldable liquid compound that can be poured like concrete.  Imagine taking this mixture of plastic concrete and   

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One Tonne Life

So there’s a good ol’ fashioned social experiment going on in Sweden right now. Sure, we may be aware of this in the shape of beautiful blonde people enjoying all the bounties that a fully functioning social democracy   

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Bug Dome in Shenzhen

So to celebrate this Chinese New Year, the year of the rabbit, I will share a post on a wicked project from a couple of years back… It has nothing to do with bunnies… rather bugs.. but it   

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Blu Street Art

So a small group of friends and I recently went on an epic trip throughout Europe.  We covered a lot of ground, spending a day in Copenhagen, another in Berlin, a full week in Istanbul, 5 days in   

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20 feet in Toronto

Check out this eco-gem of an abode in downtown Toronto!  Designed by Levitt Goodman Architects, the Euclid Avenue House squeezed every bit of cool into a 20 foot wide urban infill lot.  The project is a flawless example   

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Dieter Rams’ Top 10

Dieter Rams is a man, not a myth, but indeed a legend.  The German industrial designer has had a storied career at consumer products company, Braun, serving as its head of design from 1961 to 1995.  He made Braun