A Selection of Writings…

ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN

Art +/- Geology

A studio visit with modern painter Sarah Winkler.

In print: Alpine Modern, Issue 05 / Winter 2015-16

Published online: http://www.alpinemodern.com/art-geology/

Utahan Utopia

Summit Powder Mountain in Utah is a visionary colony of cabins designed by emerging Slovenian architect Srđan Nađ.

In print: Alpine Modern, Issue 06 / Spring 2016

Published online: http://www.alpinemodern.com/editorial/summit-powder-mountain-utah-srdan-nad/

Out of Town

The modern country escape a New York City couple builds in the Catskill Mountains quickly becomes home base.

In print: Alpine Modern, Issue 06 / Spring 2016

Published online: http://www.alpinemodern.com/modern-weekend-home-catskill-mountains/

Extreme Shelter

Living ecological alpine pods in the Italian Alps.

In print: Alpine Modern, Issue 03 / Summer 2015

Published online: http://www.alpinemodern.com/extreme-shelter-leap-factory/

Landscape, the Architect

The calm design of the V-Lodge in Norway responds to the down-sloping terrain.

In print: Alpine Modern, Issue 02 / Spring 2015

Published online: http://www.alpinemodern.com/landscape-the-architect-v-lodge-norway/

Fire / Wood

His Nordic German upbringing, traditional Swiss carpentry training, and the Bauhaus Manifesto deeply influence Canada-based designer and furniture-maker Nicolas Meyer as a craftsman and an intellectual.

In print: Alpine Modern, Issue 03 / Summer 2015

Published online: http://www.alpinemodern.com/furniture-maker-nicolar-meyer-nico-spacecraft/


Connected by Design

ICON Magazine, American Society of Interior Designers, May 2014

De Space Designs’ redesign of the YMCA Anthony Bowen pays homage to its iconic founder and gives the District of Columbia’s Shaw neighborhood a safe space to exercise, connect and dream. Read more »


Reviving American Craftsmanship, Luxury Style

ICON Magazine, American Society of Interior Designers, April 2014

Austin Rese singlehandedly wants to put America’s artisans and craftsmen back to work. So the interior designer launched Valor American Home, a line of high-quality home fashions entirely made in the United States. Read more »


CLEAN ENERGY / TECHNOLOGY

Airborne Turbine Prototypes Harvest High-Altitude Winds

Plus: Accompanying Q&A with Altaeros Energies, Inc. Founder Ben Glass

Composite Manufacturing Magazine, print and online


“Eco-efficiency Pressures Drive Advances in Automotive Industry”

Composite Manufacturing Magazine, print and online


Silicon Photonics Breakthrough Could Skyrocket Speed of Microprocessors

Novus Light Technologies Today


Award-Winning PV Cell Could Stride Toward 50% Efficiency

Solar Novus Today


Carbon Bicycle Recycling Pioneer Predicts Robust Market for Repurposed Materials

Composite Manufacturing Magazine, print and online


Corn-based Composite Technology Offers Renewable Alternative to Wood

Composite Manufacturing Magazine, print and online


TRAVEL / SKI

Boulder, Colorado — Hipsters’ Paradise

TravelMag.com

Set against the iconic Flatirons, Boulder, Colo. offers breathtaking views along with the vibrant energy of one of America’s brainiest (Portfolio study), foodiest (Bon Appetit magazine) towns. Boulder, you must know, is an adjective around here — “That’s so boulder!” — employed to describe everything from the trendy farm-to-fork restaurants and paleo cafes to eco-conscious clothing boutiques carrying local labels to all things yoga (studios, festivals, stores)Read more »


The Front Rangers’ Spectators Guide to the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships

Boulder Lifestyle Magazine, November 2014


Breckenridge, Colorado — High-Alpine Skiing, Low-Key Mountain Town

TravelMag.com

It’s true, Breckenridge winter sports resort is know for world class skiing, especially after this year’s addition of Peak 6, with 543 acres of high-alpine steep terrain. But what really sets Breck (as the locals call it) apart is its vibe as a friendly, authentic small mountain town. Read more »


Countervail Composite Reduces Flutter in High-performance Custom Skis 

Composite Manufacturing Magazine


 

LIFESTYLE

Globetrotters’ Hub at Home: Wander into Changes in Latitude Travel Store

Boulder Lifestyle Magazine, June 2014

Boulder Lifestyle Magazine, June 2014

Changes in Latitude (CIL) is more than a Boulder travel store; it’s a polestar for seasoned travelers and novice tourists in search of practical gear, travel clothing, books and maps. Free with purchase: travel tips and the companionship of like-minded travelers, brimming with wanderlust. Read more »

 


 Simply Happy Kids

Boulder Lifestyle Magazine, May 2014

Boulder Lifestyle Magazine, May 2014

It’s not complicated. Yet modern parents still find a way to overthink—and overdo—raising happy children. Focused on the kids’ academic achievements, enrolling them in the right athletics programs and scouting nutritious snacks, parents may forget what should come first—a child’s fundamental happiness. Read more »

 


How She Does It: Alexandra Zissu — the “green goddess”

ZisBoomBah.com

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