Crossing Borderlines

Friday, July 10, 2015

An accompany text to the video Crossing Borderlands, the blog illustrates some of the thinking beyond projects, migrations and actions of the Meghiddo couple. It is a story of challenges through cultures and disciplines.

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Farm Urbana in Downtown LA

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Farm Urbana in Downtown LA is an embryonic installation of what may become a standard feature on urban rooftops. Two professors of information technology from UCI visit it to find out how the merging of technologies may help to make life sustainable.

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On the Making of the Wallis Annenberg

Sunday, December 29, 2013

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, called “The Wallis,” has good bones. It is relevant for three reasons: 1. its setting in dialogue with the existing urban context; 2. the symbiosis created between an historic landmark and a new building; and 3. the contemporary art language used for its expression.

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Youthful Sustainability

Saturday, October 19, 2013

“Solar Decathlon” is an interdisciplinary students’ competition for the design of sustainable dwelling units. Twenty finalist groups built their version of solar-powered houses that were expected to be cost effective, energy-efficient and attractive. Shown at the Orange County Great Park, it attracted thousands of people hungry for housing solutions.

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Empty Lot for People

Sunday, September 22, 2013

An empty urban lot becomes alive through the performances of a Hispanic theater group and a dance group from CSULB. The event delivers a powerful message on the need for public urban spaces.

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