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We are a non-profit member organization intent on moving buildings and urban habitat toward resilience and sustainability goals by leveraging the pervasive influence of the building skin.
The archive of featured original articles from the SKINS newsletter.
Are you resilient? Do you bend to the winds of change or do you resist? Do you bounce back from adversity or is your recovery long, slow, and incomplete? Do you readily adopt lifestyle changes in response to personal health, economic, or environmental challenges, or is your response one of denial?
To avoid the worst effects of the climate crisis, we urgently need to reduce carbon emissions now. But that's not enough! This original article for SKINS by Drew Shula is a veritable manifesto on the why and how of climate action for all of us.
A question for architects and building industry: Can our cities be part of the solution to the challenges facing humanity, or are they intrinsically and inevitably a big part of the problem? To move beyond the latter demands nothing less than a fundamental shift in the way we think about buildings.
The first Vitruvian Honors & Awards program took place in 2021. The virtual program highlights the finalists in each project category.
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