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Winter Solstice Musings

By: The Pirie Team

At Pirie Associates we love the seasonal changes that animate the places where we live and work. Deep connection to place is fundamental to how we engage the built environment, and part of this is recognizing and celebrating the cycle of expansive, action-packed, long summer days evolving into the reflective, restorative, short winter days. On this day in the northern hemisphere, longer days begin their return, giving us ample time between now and summer to reflect and focus our thoughts and intentions.

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Climate in the Balance

By: Melissa Arminio Kops

Today we celebrate the autumn equinox, the time of balance between the day and the night, and the first day of fall.  We joined thousands of others around the globe this weekend, calling for policy changes that will bring the Earth back into balance and counteract the effects of climate change.

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Lessons in Symbiosis: Learning from an Aquaponics System

6 Lessons Learned from One of the World's Most Sustainable Campuses

Zero Energy Schools: The Impact of Buildings on Climate Change

Cesar Pelli: In Celebration of a Life Well-lived

What Remains

Everyday Sustainability in the Pirie Office

Buildings Are Cool. Buildings Under Construction Are Way Cooler.

University Landscapes Can Enhance Wellbeing

For Earth Day – A Story about Pachamama

Flexible Classroom Space that Works

NESSBE: Equity of Place Summit Takeaways

Equity of Place

Community Engagement and Fear

Union Avenue Corridor Design and Planning Charrette

Light

Art in Public Spaces

A Community Outreach Story and 5 Strategies for Great Outcomes

We Don't Hang Images of Our Projects in Our Office. Here's Why.

Rio Iluminado: Connecting a City to Its River

The Powerful Role of Storytelling in Creating Mission-Driven Environments

The 20 REASONS WHY ……I Won’t Miss Pirie Associates’ Next Event

PechaKucha: A Presentation Format Designed to Spark Ideas

The Architecture of Courage and Creativity

Can a Construction Administration Guy Ever Really Enjoy the Forest and Not Just the Trees?

Behind Every Great [Blank] Is a Great [Blank]

Five Steps to Leverage Advantages of Brick and Mortar Location

Four Steps to Build a Solution with Genuine Community Input and Support

Is Reconstruction a Valid Form of Preservation

Health of Place

Enriching New Haven with Compost

Made in New Haven: Architects Create Through Collaboration

What Do Good Architects/Designers & Marketers Have in Common?

10 Lighting Basics Worth Knowing

Bio-Concrete: An Auto-Healing Building Material

What to Do with Historic but Obsolete Structures?

Creative Pedestrian Railings

What Do You Do to Attract the Work and Clients You Love?

The Challenges of Urban Paving

Beautiful Ceramics Made by Hand and Heart

Insights on Architecture Inspired by New Haven Pizza

The Power of Light in Architecture

The Handkerchief - Creative Wood Ceiling Design

Value Engineering Is My Friend

Flying Architecture

Can Streetscape Materials Be Unique & Cost Effective in Urban Landscape?

Don't Forget the Introvert When Considering an Open Floor Plan

"I Need to Move My Company - We Are Bursting at the Seams"

The Most Important Asset You Are Not Engaging to Grow Your Company

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