On an early August afternoon at Pinnacle Dairy, a farm located near the middle of California’s long Central Valley, 1,300 Jersey cows idle in the shade of open-air barns. Above them whir fans the size of satellites, circulating a breeze as the temperature pushes 100F (38C). Underfoot, a wet layerContinue Reading

Charlie Brown and Friends Celebrate the Environment

Charlie Brown has had a bit of a frustrating relationship with the Earth. There’s that aggravating tree that always eats his kite. And one time his friends turned his beloved baseball field into a garden. Through the years in the comic strip and in TV specials, the Peanuts gang hasContinue Reading

To Help Create High Paying Jobs Cici and Hyatt Brown Pledge $25 Million | Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Philanthropists Cici and Hyatt Brown have pledged $25 million to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – matching $25 million in support approved by Florida legislators and pending approval by Governor Ron DeSantis – to help the university create a revolutionary new business makerspace focused on high-paying jobs for Floridians. The remarkably generousContinue Reading

Architecture Gets Psychosocial, Socioracial & Sociospatial: A Conversation with Todd Brown, UT Austin's 2021–2023 Race and Gender in the Built Environment Fellow​​ | Features

Spatial Segregation: Jim Crow Era public water fountain in the American South. This photograph tangibly depicts racialized space and discriminatory policy via the segregated drinking fountains juxtaposed against one another as differentiated amenities. Image courtesy of Todd Brown Fellowship opportunities provide design professionals with a bridge to explore and expandContinue Reading