Biomimicry: A Tale of Biomimetic Concept Chairs
The name may be intimidating, but the idea is simple. Biomimicry adheres to a fundamental principle: Mother Nature is the world’s most successful designer. We know, for example, that the natural design strategies of flora, fauna, and ecosystems have been tested for millions of years — much longer than humans have been designing the built environment.
Green to Clean to Smart
Green to Clean to Smart: 13th Annual Wall Street Green (Trading) Summit On Fire
Experience Sustainable Living
Dick Riseling Radio Show
Janus Welton Architect, Biomimicry Specialist and Michael Chjonicki, Architect are interviewed on WJFFRADIO.org. 90.5fm by host Dick Riseling about the Biomimicry Workshop at NESEA Building Energy 13 in Boston and how Biomimicry is emerging in New York State and changing the paradigm in Sustainability Design Process, Products and Building Systems.
Anthropologist on the Design Team: The Making of An Unangan Home
This is the story of a design competition, the goal of which was to design an affordable, replicable, sustainable and inspiring home for a family in Atka, an island in the Aleutian Islands chain in Alaska.
How human designs can co-exist with nature for sustainable living.
AN AFFORDABLE, ZERO-NET ENERGY HOME DESIGNED FOR ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST CHALLENGING ENVIRONMENTS
Join EcoArchitecture Designworks Orca House team members for a lecture at Cragsmoor Free Library on September 29th at 5pm.
LIVING ALEUTIAN HOME DESIGN COMPETITION
Written by Nicole Jewell
Jul 2012 Modified Aug 2012
SUSTAINABILITY – ALASKA STYLE
July 2012 • Sustainability—Alaska Style
Gail Beverly, CSBA, LEED GA, GBeverly@Cal.Berkeley.Edu
CSBAS FINALISTS IN DESIGN CONTEST
By Mindi Caulley
Town hall architect believes greener living will drive legislation
by Kandy Harris
THE TOWN WITHIN
Town hall finishes $500,000 RENOVATION
Community, town departments worked together on town hall expansion.
MODEL PROJECT IN SAUGERTIES - A JOB WELL DONE
By Mike Harkavy (Post, Kingston Freeman, Saugerties Times)
RAM DASS LIBRARY AT OMEGA INSTITUTE
I designed The Ram Dass Library at the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies to honor its namesake, Ram Dass, and to promote spiritual awareness and inquiry in a comfortable and peaceful environment.
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
by Beverly Donnelly
EMERSON RISES FROM THE ASHES
(Hudson Valley Magazine)
The Catskills lost its most glamorous hotel property in the spring of 2005, when The Emerson — a lavishly restored 1874 Victorian inn that was a haven for high living — went up in smoke.
EMERSON SPA RECEIVES TOP HONORS AWARDS
Mount Tremper – The Emerson Spa, designed by Janus Welton, A.I.A. Architect, principle of EcoArch DesignWorks, PC, has received the Top Honors Award from DAYSPA magazine as the Top Hotel/Resort Spa in the United States.
Interior Architecture and Design
THE MAGICAL DWELLING
Unlocking Nature’s Secrets to Created Harmony, Health, and Ecological Balance in the Natural Home and Work Place. A Blueprint for Healthy, Ecological, Harmonious Design…
HEALING HOMES WITH FENG SHUI
How can Feng Shui transform any home or office environment into a healing one? Using subtle design techniques, Feng Shui creates surroundings that uplift your mood, boost your energy, and increase your prosperity.
GREEN BUILDING TIMES
By Janus Welton, AIA, BBEI Architect with Editorial Commentary by Jesica Farkas
WHY FENG SHUI - WHEN FENG SHUI
Incorporating “Classical “ Feng Shui into Site Planning , Corporate and Residential Design Projects – a Practical Guide for Consumers
THE ART OF FENG SHUI
Something amazing happens when you arrive at Cindy Greer’s house. Initially, you can’t put your finger on it, but you know the reactions and feelings you have are profound.