In any organization, there always comes a time when you perform a rather complex sequential order of events on a computer application, and you’d like to be able to share this process with others. Maybe it’s the 10 step process for setting up a new office printer, and all your colleagues would benefit from having … More Three screen capture strategies for creating a culture of #knowledge #sharing
My intended audience for this blog is anyone who feels connected to organizations that are empowered by the natural and built environment. Organizations fitting this bill could be land trusts, architecture firms, town governments, and even higher ed institutions. You could be a graphic designer for an engineering firm who appreciates multidisciplinary settings, or perhaps … More Schedules: planting, retention, in blueprints, and projects
This is a very brief post to share a recent technology review I wrote for the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) for a 3D printing resource called Scan the World. 3D printing has increasingly been recognized as an excellent tool for solving many object-based problems across all industries including medicine, entrepreneurship, athletics, manufacturing, … More Scan the World #scantheworld #3dPrinting
I’ve recently participated in some organizational planning exercises through committee work with non-profit organizations as well as the 100+ person firm work at, and it’s been great to get full exposure in all the various planning strategies that an organization may undertake. Throughout all these processes, I’ve noticed that questions always arise about determining the … More Unpacking the plans: #MasterPlan, #ComprehensivePlan, or #StrategicPlan ?
I recently visited the colonial farm and mansion called Pennypacker Mills near Schwenksville, PA. It was the family home of the Pennypackers, and the Pennsylvania Governor Samuel Pennypacker used it as a summer home in the early 20th century. During this transition, the working farm was converted into a gentleman’s country estate for the governor … More Thomas Meehan, the Pink Dogwood, and crowdsourcing plant ID features
When exploring new areas, geology is often the one discipline that expresses how a community was developed over time. The availability of materials and the shape and texture of the land largely informs and dictates what occupations can be successful in harnessing the landscape for resources. It also informs how we can build structures in … More Geology, Bath stone, and Prior Park landscape design #priorpark
Today i’d like to share a brief post on “red lists”, and how they may possibly have different meanings in the natural and built environment depending on what type of green professional you talk to. A recent event helped me come to this realization. Last week I was out in California, and spent a day … More Red List(s) for the natural and built environment #redlist