Bike Lover’s Ultimate Office

Perkins+Will devised an indoor track, custom bike racks, and more for the Chicago bike component company SRAM. Check out the Ultimate Office

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Nano Apartments @ UBC

The University of British Columbia in Vancouver unveiled its plans to develop micro-apartments.  The 140-square foot Nano Studio is a means to address an affordable student housing shortage. Check out the  floor plans. The double bed folds up to create a desk.

Here’s the link to the article posted by Inhabitat on March 6. Pretty cool!

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Parking Structure & Driver-less Vehicles

As Dartmouth explores locations for a parking structure in the West End of campus, it will be important to consider the future impact of driver-less cars and ride sharing.  Check out this article from Arrowstreet, Inc.

Autonomous Vehicles

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SCUP Celebrity

My 15 seconds of fame on the SCUP website, in a planner kind of way:

SCUP home page

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SCUP Conference

Arthur Lidsky of Dober Lidsky Mathey and I presented the following deck at SCUP-51 in Chicago.

CN036 cover


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Diversity and Inclusion

From the Ad Council:

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A New Bollard for Campus?

At the monthly landscape committee meeting last week, we reviewed the myriad of materials and features found on campus. There are more than 42 different types of bollards. I saw this one last night in Ottawa’s Confederation Park.


Might be a nice addition to our inventory during Dartmouth’s long winter.

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“Moments of Warmth” on a Snowy February Day

A friend who knows of my interest in transit and Canada shared this link. Wouldn’t it be fun to do a bus shelter like this at Dartmouth?

This is not intended to promote Duracell.

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Occom Pond Party Preparations

A number of volunteers gathered today to prepare for the Occom Pond Party & Dartmouth’s Winter Carnival next weekend. “Heroes & Villains” is the theme. Under the able direction of Bill Young, snow was piled for sculptures, and ice blocks from the pond were assembled into an ice castle.

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Taking Down West Stands

Here’s a great time lapse video of the West Stands coming down.

The replacement stands will be ready for a big crowd in September 2015.

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