A Celebration Of Ecological Systems In Architecture

Posted on Mar 2, 2015
A Celebration Of Ecological Systems In Architecture

[THIS ARTICLE WAS FIRST PUBLISHED IN 2006] WATER-BASED TECHNOLOGIES BEAUTIFY A NEW MEXICAN RESORT BY ETHAN TIMM EL MONTE SAGRADO RESORT IN TAOS, N.M., exemplifies a comprehensive ecological design solution for a high-desert development, combining traditional architectural techniques and hydrologically appropriate water systems. Water conservation has a long and beautiful history in the desert Southwest. In keeping with this tradition, water-based eco-technologies were employed […]

Determining Solar Access at Storefront Window

Posted on Feb 22, 2015
Determining Solar Access at Storefront Window

We are lucky to be proposing a storefront which is on the north side of Main Street in Cold Spring. The window has decent solar access and gets quite warm even on a cold winter day. It beckons for plants. This side of the street gets solar gain throughout the year – even when the […]

In the News: Off the Grid

Posted on Nov 11, 2014
In the News: Off the Grid

Timm believes the more practical approach to lessening the climate impacts of fossil fuels involves changes in development policy and patterns, more efficient heating and cooling technologies, and increased education about and awareness of the benefits of renewable energy. “It’s about reducing our energy demand,” he said. “We can reduce this demand with better insulating, […]